Incentives

3 RACES PER DAY offered for accredited Louisiana breds at each track each day in Louisiana

18% Breeders' Awards paid to accredited Louisiana breds finishing first, second or third in any race in Louisiana (purse capped at $200,000)

18% Breeders' Awards paid to accredited Louisiana breds finishing first, second or third in any stakes race outside of Louisiana (purse capped at $200,000)

World Wide Breeders Awards paid to accredited Louisiana breds finishing first, second or third in any race outside of Louisiana

Purse Supplements:

  • One half of breakage used to supplement races restricted to accredited Louisiana breds 
  • 30% of thoroughbred share of the net win from slot machines at the race tracks is used to supplement purses for accredited Louisiana bred horses
  • One half of 1% of video poker franchise fee statewide with 2/3 of fund going to thoroughbreds

Multiple State Bred Days - Louisiana is the only state with more than one State Bred Day. We now have one at each track for a total of four. Louisiana Premier Night in February at Delta Downs, Louisiana Legends Night at Evangeline Downs in conjunction with the 4th of July weekend, Louisiana Cup Day at Louisiana Downs in August and Louisiana Champions Day in December at Fair Grounds

Stallion Awards are paid based on a stallion's progeny finishing first, second or third in an allowance, handicap or stakes race in Louisiana or in a stakes race outside of Louisiana.