Effective June 1, 2017, the administrative (pony) fee will be adjusted to twenty dollars ($20) per start. The fee has previously remained unchanged since 2010.
House Bill 585 to reduce by half the Slot Purse Supplement Funds and Senate Bill 226 to eliminate the Video Poker Purse Supplement for Louisiana Bred Horses were both withdrawn.
The LAHBPA would like to thank its members as well as all industry participants for calling and contacting their representatives to oppose these bills. Your calls and support matter!
Thank you again,
Senate Bill 226 by Senator Sharon Hewitt has been added to the Finance Committee agenda for Monday May 15th at 10:00AM. This bill will eliminate the Video Poker Purse Supplement for Louisiana Bred Horses. Please contact membersRead More
House Bill 585 by Representative Jay Morris is assigned to be heard in the House Appropriations Committee on Monday May 15th at 9:00AM. This bill will reduce by half the Slot Purse Supplement Funds. It only takes funds from purses;Read More
House Bill 585 by Representative Jay Morris is assigned to be heard in the House Appropriations Committee. This bill will reduce by half the Slot Purse Supplement Funds. This would devastate our industry. Please contact members of the Appropriations Committee (listed below, click read more to view) and ask them to support the Horse Racing Industry by maintaining these dedicated Purse Funds. Ask them to please vote NO on House Bill 585.
House Bill 588 is assigned to be heard in the House Appropriations Committee. This bill will reduce by half the Video Draw Poker Purse Supplement Fund. Please contact members of the Appropriations Committee (listed below, click read more to view) and ask them to support the Horse Racing Industry by maintaining these dedicated Purse Funds. Ask them to please vote NO on House Bill 588.
The Gentilly Office will be open on closed on Good Friday, April 14th.
If you have an emergency regarding WC, call Mike Fenasci at 504-473-9023.
The Evangeline Downs Bookkeeper will be open during racing. If you have an emergency regarding Bookkeeper, call Ed Fenasci at 504-812-8771 or Bobbie Laviolette at 504-329-7871.
If you have an emergency regarding the Medical Program, call Murray Woodward at 504-669-2254Read More
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Keith J Hernandez (276)
Andy Leggio, Jr. (261)
Charlotte Stemmans Clavier (257)
Christine D. Early (253)
Bret Calhoun (364)
Ron Faucheux (334)
Don Stemmans (285)
Edward Johnston (283)
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The ballots for the 2017 Election have been mailed. For your ballot to be counted, your ballot must be received at the designated post office box by Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:00AM CDST.
If you need a replacement ballot, please call MK Election Services at 209-259-6740 ext. 4 and clearly state your name, your mailing address and your phone number. A new ballot will be mailed within two business days.
Thank you.Read More
The Louisiana HBPA will conduct an election of Board Members and President on March 28, 2017. Ballots will be mailed on March 8, 2017.
Please help us have a good 2017 Election. Make sure that the Louisiana HBPA has your correct mailing address so that you get your ballot.
To verify and update your address, please contact the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper at any of the Louisiana Race Tracks or at the Louisiana HBPA main office (504) 945-1555. Thank you.Read More
Delta Downs has ended our current quarantine on all horses effective Monday, January 16. Horses should have a CVI for entry into backside dated within 48 hours prior to arrival. After Jan. 22nd the normal 30 day issued CVI will be valid for entry. Should any changes take place to this policy an update will be posted on the overnight.Read More
LAHBPA attended a meeting with representatives of the Louisiana State Racing Commission, the State Department of Agriculture, Fair Grounds (FG) backside committee, FG management, and FG racetrack practicing veterinarians. Various issues and concerns regarding the ongoing quarantine were discussed. The Department of Agriculture understandsRead More
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Contact: Brian W. Spencer, Manager of Communications/Racing Analyst, 504.948.1233, firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW ORLEANS (January 13, 2017) – Additional horses have tested positive for EHV-1 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The entirety of Barn 14, Barn 36 and the Receiving Barn had blood pulled andRead More
Following recent reports of additional cases of EHV-1 in Louisiana, Delta Downs has decided to extend our current quarantine on all horses until Monday, January 16.
We still have not had any reports of EHV-1 at Delta Downs, but are extending the quarantine out of an abundance of caution,Read More