LTBA to Award Scholarships at Louisiana Cup Day at LAD

(New Orleans, La.) – Louisiana Cup Day will take place on Saturday, August 6, at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Casino and Racetrack in Bossier City, La. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will award two (2) scholarships, each valued at $1,000, during the event.

The drawings will be after the fifth race. The races begin at 3:15 p.m. and the student must be there to register between 2:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at the designated registration booth.

The requirements for the scholarship are as follows:

  • Must be a college student enrolled full-time for Fall 2016.
  • Must be in good standing with the college or university.
  • Must be present to win.

The scholarship will be deposited directly into the student’s account at the college or university. The student is asked to know the name and address of the college that they are attending.

“The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association continues to make an investment in the future of our state by investing in the education process,” said Roger Heitzmann, secretary/treasurer for the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association.

 

LOUISIANA CUP DAY RACES

FIRST RACE LOUISIANA STAKES
The 6th Running of Louisiana Cup Juvenile Fillies
$50,000 Guaranteed
FOR ACCREDITED LOUISIANA BRED TWO YEAR OLD FILLIES.
SIX FURLONGS

SECOND RACE LOUISIANA STAKES
The 6th Running of Louisiana Cup Juvenile
$50,000 Guaranteed
FOR ACCREDITED LOUISIANA BRED TWO YEAR OLD COLTS AND GELDINGS.
SIX FURLONGS

THIRD RACE LOUISIANA STAKES
The 35th Running of Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint
$50,000 Guaranteed
FOR ACCREDITED LOUISIANA BRED FILLIES AND MARES, THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD.
SIX FURLONGS

FOURTH RACE LOUISIANA STAKES
The 38th Running of Louisiana Cup Sprint
$50,000 Guaranteed
FOR ACCREDITED LOUISIANA BRED THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD.
SIX FURLONGS

FIFTH RACE LOUISIANA STAKES
The 32nd Running of Louisiana Cup Distaff
$75,000 Guaranteed
FOR ACCREDITED LOUISIANA BRED FILLIES AND MARES, THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD.
ONE MILE AND ONE SIXTEENTH (FRANKS TURF)

SIXTH RACE LOUISIANA STAKES
The 32nd Running of Louisiana Cup Turf Classic
$75,000 Guaranteed
FOR ACCREDITED LOUISIANA BRED THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD.
ONE MILE AND ONE SIXTEENTH (FRANKS TURF)

SEVENTH RACE STAKES
The 33rd Running of Super Derby Prelude
$100,000 Guaranteed
FOR THREE YEAR OLDS.
ONE MILE AND ONE SIXTEENTH

 

For more information please call 1-800-772-1195 or visit louisianabred.com.