Louisiana HBPA employs a horsemen’s bookkeeper and an assistant bookkeeper at each of the four Louisiana racetracks. We also have a bookkeeper on duty weekdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm at our home office in New Orleans. The bookkeeper’s office is open on race days during the meet as follows:

Louisiana HBPA Main Office – Open Year Round

1535 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-945-1555
Fax: 504-872-9738

Main Office Horsemen’s Bookkeeper: Kristie Piglia
Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm

Delta Downs – October through July

Attn: HBPA Bookkeepers
2717 Delta Downs Rd.
Vinton, LA 70668
Phone: 337-589-3194
Fax: 337-589-2600

Bookkeepers: Marilyn Stephenson and Judith Spurlin

Sunday: Dark
Monday: Dark
Tuesday: 8:00am – 11:00am
Wednesday: 8:00am – 11:00am
Thursday: 8:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – Last Race
Friday: 8:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – Last Race
Saturday: 5:00pm – Last Race

Evangeline Downs – April through September

Attn: HBPA Bookkeepers
2235 Creswell Lane Ext.
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337-594-3129
Fax: 337-594-8885

Horsemen’s Head Bookkeeper: Bobby Laviolette
Bookkeepers: Tonya Lavergne and Pat Thibodeaux

Sunday: Dark
Monday: 8:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – Last Race
Tuesday: Dark
Wednesday: 8:00am – 11:00am
Thursday: 8:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – Last Race
Friday: 8:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – Last Race
Saturday: 8:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – Last Race

Fair Grounds – November through March

Attn: HBPA Bookkeepers
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-948-1254
Fax: 504-943-0161

Bookkeepers: Diana Bosco and Ashley Giannini

Sunday: 10:00am – Last Race
Monday: 9:30am – Last Race
Tuesday: Dark
Wednesday: Dark
Thursday: 9:30am – Last Race
Friday: 9:30am – Last Race
Saturday: 9:30am – Last Race

Louisiana Downs – January through October

Attn: HBPA Bookkeepers
8000 Hwy 80 East
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone: 318-752-6555
Fax: 318-742-7872

Bookkeeper: Dianne Alexander and Pam Coleman

Sunday: 11:00am – Last Race
Monday: 10:00am – Last Race
Tuesday: 10:00am – Last Race
Wednesday: Dark
Thursday: Dark
Friday: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – Last Race

All accounts must have a W-9 on file with the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper to withdraw funds. You can download one here to fill out: W-9 Download

Cash or cashier’s checks are the only acceptable methods of payment for Claims. Personal Checks and Money Orders are not accepted as payment.

Money Transfers:
To transfer money from one account to another, the person whose account the money is being transferred FROM must be present to sign a transfer slip. Money transfers cannot be done via fax or telephone.

Check Approval Policy:
All owners and trainers cashing checks with the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper must have a current LSRC license. Checks must be payable to a Licensed Party from a Licensed Party; Badge Numbers must be on the back of the check. Owners with sufficient funds on deposit and/or established trainers with no previously issued NSF checks may cash checks up to $500.00. Established trainers may present payroll checks for their employees for cashing. New trainers check cashing privileges are limited to $100.00.

Agreement for Approval of Payroll Checks
Agreement for Approval of Non-Payroll Checks


Wire Information:

The name of the person to be credited MUST BE on the wire.
Please contact the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper for further wiring instructions.