The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame will induct eight new members with awards at an
Induction Celebration Saturday, June 27 in Natchitoches. Among those being honored are
retired trainer Frank Brothers and former quarterback Jake Delhomme, 1st Vise President
the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association (LTBA)
Brothers, 68, is a New Orleans native. He won six Fair Grounds training titles and finished
second in the standings five times. He won the Louisiana Downs training title nine
consecutive times, in addition to training titles at Keeneland and Churchill Downs. He
won more than 2,300 races and almost $50 million in purses.
Along the way, Brothers trained horses like Pulpit, Hansel, Madcap Escapade, First
Samurai and Arch.
Brothers will become the first trainer inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame,
joining seven jockeys and one owner. He was previously inducted into the Fair Grounds
Hall of Fame in 1991.
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Breaux Bridge native and retired quarterback Jake Delhomme is the 10th quarterback
to be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Delhomme starred at Teurlings Catholic High School and Louisiana-Lafayette, known
as USL, before making his mark in the NFL. He retired in 2012 after 15 seasons and
remains the all-time leading passer in Carolina Panthers history.
These days, Delhomme spends most of his time in and around his home in Breaux
Bridge. He works as an outside director at MidSouth Bank and helps manage a stable
of 11 thoroughbred horses with his father Jerry and brother Jeff. Their Set-Hut Stables
races mostly out of nearby Evangeline Downs and Delta Downs.
He has been on the LTBA board of directors since 2012 serving as president from
2013-14, and is currently first vice president. He also helps coach his daughters, Lauren, 12,
and Lindsey, 8, in their various athletic endeavors.
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