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Landry Parish, Casino down evangelinejust east of Opelousas. It is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming. With a one mile oval track, the facility provides close to 1, horse stalls for Thoroughbred flat racing and American Quarter Horse racing.
The original track opened on April 28, at Carencro, Louisiana and remained there until when it moved to Opelousas, Louisiana. On April 28,Evangeline Downs opened for business in its original location along U. Highway also known as the Evangeline Thruway, and today as Interstate Highway 49 at Carencro, Louisiana, just north of the city limits of Lafayette, Louisiana.
After a missed payment of purse money, the Louisiana Racing Commission threatened to shut down the track. Evangeline Downs was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectionand closed indefinitely in October Evangeline Downs added video poker machines in As a result, the track made plans to move to St. Landry Parish, whose voters had rejected a similar ban. Casino down evangeline FebruaryPeninsula Gaming bought a fifty percent interest in the track from B.
Inthe Horseplayers Association of North America introduced a rating system for 65 thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Of the top ten, Evangeline Downs was ranked 6. On September 5,U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Video poker defeat sparks Evangeline Downs proposal".
Evangeline Downs Location St.Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, Opelousas: See 59 reviews, articles, and 12 photos of Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, ranked No.1 on. INFO · AT THE WIRE · CASINO. Horseman's Info Facebook Twitter. Quarter Horse. Thoroughbred. 1; 2. Equibase Company · Statsmaster · Evangeline Downs. Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino is located in the heart of Cajun country in south central Louisiana. With slot machines and a full racing calendar.