(New Orleans, La.) – Louisiana Legends Night will take place Saturday, July 8, at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas, La. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will award two (2) scholarships, each valued at $1,000, during the event.
The drawings will be between the fifth and sixth races in the winners circle. The races begin at 5:50 p.m. and the student must be there to register between 4:50 p.m. and 5:50 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 2017.
- Must be in good standing with the college or university.
- Must be present at the drawing location to win.
- Must have university ID number or Social Security number.
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 is pleased to continue making 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.
The Louisiana Legends Night annual event features six stakes races for Louisiana-bred horses and total purse money of $600,000. The highlight of the evening will be the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Classic for 3-year-olds and up competing at 1-1/16 miles.
|Legends Night 7/8/2017|
|Louisiana Legends Classic||3+ La bred||1m 1/16||$100,000 G|
|Louisiana Legends Distaff||FM3+ La bred||1m 1/16||$100,000 G|
|Louisiana Legends Sprint||3+ La bred||5 1/2f||$100,000 G|
|Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle||FM3+ La bred||5 1/2f||$100,000 G|
|Louisiana Legends Cheval||3 YR La bred||1m||$100,000 G|
|Louisiana Legends Soiree||F 3YR La bred||1m||$100,000 G|