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).
By Louisiana state law, Louisiana bred races are paid sixty days following the race. Open races are paid 30 days following the end of the meet.

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

Out of state breeders awards are paid once a year, usually the first week in February.


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.
Stallion awards are paid once a year, usually in the first week of August.