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Louisiana Downs

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Spectator stands at Harrah's Louisiana Downs

Harrah's Louisiana Downs is a horse racing track and racino located in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Louisiana Downs opened in 1974. It was built by shopping center developer Edward J. DeBartolo Sr., a longtime supporter of horse racing; it was third race track he developed, along with Thistledown and Remington Park. Harrah's Entertainment purchased the track in 2002.

The track is home to the Grade II Super Derby, a race run each September since 1980 at the classic United States stakes distance of 1ΒΌ miles (2,000 m). The race often attracts winners and top finishers from the season's American Classic Races races.

The Thoroughbred meet takes place from early May through October. A quarter horse meet is held from January through March.

The casino features 1,300 slot machines.

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Races

TV Personalites

  • Jessica Pacheco (2006-2007)
  • Jarrod Hurak (2008-present)

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