The 2012 thoroughbred racing season at Louisiana Downs is set to kick-off on Friday with its traditional start alongside the Kentucky Oaks with a first race post of 1:25pm.
Fans can then come right back on Saturday and also watch and wager on the Kentucky Derby for an exciting opening weekend at Louisiana Downs.
The big story this year is the Super Pick 5, a new bet to Louisiana Downs that has the potential to create massive jackpot pools. Also this season fans can enjoy Horse Racing Bingo – an interactive and fun way to enjoy the races for those new to the sport.
Big Events at Louisiana Downs
Opening Day / Kentucky Oaks – Friday, May 4
Kentucky Derby – Saturday, May 5
Super Derby Prelude – Saturday, August 3
Louisiana Cup Day – Saturday, August 18
Super Derby Day – Saturday, September 8
Southern Showcase – Saturday, September 22
Closing Day – Sunday, September 23
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