Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino will once again offer purses totaling more than $925,000 on the 9th edition of Louisiana Legends night. It's a twelve-race program featuring eight stakes races including seven with a six-figure purse that are restricted to Louisiana Bred Horses on Saturday, July 6th.
Created during the opening season of racing at the new facility in Opelousas. Louisiana Legends night has been a resounding success popular with both horsemen and race fans alike and has solidified itself as the marquee event of the spring/summer thoroughbred racing season at Evangeline Downs.
Kentucky Derby Jockey, Rosie Napravnik, who trains out of New Orleans will be aboard "Heavy on the Mister" at 5-1 odds.