May Calendar of Events

The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association would like to share the following list of dates of interest to Louisiana horsemen and women.

Brought to you by Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana and  Western Bloodstock, LTD 

April 30; May 1, 2, 3

  • New Orleans Jazz Fest at the Fair Grounds
    No Visitors will be allowed access to the New Orleans office during these days.
    We apologize for any inconvenience.

May 1

  • LTBA Annual Meeting notice and invitation will be mailed. The Annual Meeting will be held June 6, 4:00 p.m. at Evangeline Downs.
  •  Louisiana Downs 2015 Season Opens.  Racing Wednesday-Saturday. First Post 3:15 CST
  • Tellike Stakes $60,000 Guaranteed, Evangeline Downs, Three-year-olds and up fillies and mares, 5 furlongs on the turf

May 2

  • Need for Speed Stakes $60,000 Guaranteed, Evangeline Downs, Three-year-olds and up, 5 furlongs on the turf
  • Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs and simulcast at Louisiana racetracks and OTB facilities

May 4

  • Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Consignors Contracts will be mailed .

May 8

  • Members running for LTBA Board of Directors must have all information to the main office of the LTBA

May 16

  • Preakness Stakes, Pimlico Racetrack and simulcast at Louisiana racetracks and OTB facilities

May 18

  • LTBA 2015-16 Membership Application Forms will be mailed

May 30

  • Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Day
  • Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint, $300,000 Guaranteed
  • Evangeline Downs, Three-year-olds and up, 5 furlongs on the turf
  • Evangeline Mile, $100,000 Guaranteed
  • Evangeline Downs, Three-year-olds and up, 1 mile
  • Opelousas Stakes, $100,000 Guaranteed
  • Evangeline Downs, Three-year-olds and up fillies and mares, 1 mile 1/16 on the turf
  • Layayette Stakes, $70,000 Guaranteed
  • Evangeline Downs, Three-year-old Louisiana Breds, 7 furlongs
  • Acadiana Stakes, $70,000 Guaranteed
  • Evangeline Downs, Three-year-old Louisiana Bred fillies, 7 furlongs

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Please contact Linda 985-386-0360 linda@louisianabred.com“>linda@louisianabred.com or Roger 504-947-4676 , roger@louisianabred.com“> roger@louisianabred.com for cost and availability.Do you have a date pertaining to Louisiana breds that you would like included in an upcoming calendar? Please contact Linda 985-386-0360linda@louisianabred.com“> linda@louisianabred.com  or Roger 504-947-4676,  roger@louisianabred.com“> roger@louisianabred.com for consideration. Any questions or need more info call:
Roger A. Heitzmann III, Secretary/Treasurer
Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association
504-947-4676,
800-772-1195