December Calendar of Events from the LTBA

 Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association would like to share the following list of dates of interest to Louisiana horsemen and women.

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Dec 1

  • My Trusty Cat Stakes, Delta Downs

Dec 5

  • Louisiana Champions Day Entry Day
  • Pan Zareta Stakes, New Orleans Fair Grounds

Dec 11

Dec 12

  • 30th Annual Louisiana Champions Day, 7 stakes for Louisiana Bred Thoroughbreds, 3 stakes for Louisiana Bred Quarter Horses New Orleans Fair Grounds, 1st Post 12:30 p.m.
  • Louisiana Champions Day, Race Central, 12:30 through last race, New Orleans Fair Grounds, Black Gold Room. Lunch is served from 1pm – 3pm. Limited to 75 persons. Reservations Required.
  • LTBA Scholarship Drawings via Facebook Live; four $1,000 scholarships for current college students.

Dec 15

  • Anyone with information about Louisiana Breds winning outside of North America, please contact Roger Heitzmann (

Dec 19

  • Santa Super Saturday, New Orleans Fair Grounds, Tenacious Stakes, Richard R. Scherer Memorial Stakes, Blushing KD Stakes, Buddy Diliberto Memorial Stakes, Sugar Bowl Overnight Stake, Letellier Memorial Stakes

Dec 21

  • Sam’s Town Stakes, Delta Downs
  • Orleans Stakes, Delta Downs

Dec 24

  • Christmas Eve – LTBA office closed

Dec 25

  • Christmas – LTBA office closed

Dec 26

  • Joseph E. “Spanky” Broussard Memorial Stakes, New Orleans Fair Grounds
  • Woodchopper Stakes, New Orleans Fair Grounds
  • Pago Hop Stakes, New Orleans Fair Grounds

Dec 29

  • Gold Cup Stakes, Delta Downs
  • Louisiana Legacy Stakes, Delta Downs
  • Magnolia Stakes, Delta Downs
  • Louisiana Jewel, Delta Downs

Dec 31

  • New Years Eve
  • Louisiana Futurity, Divisions for Fillies and for Colts and Geldings, New Orleans Fair Grounds
  • Louisiana Stallion Registrations Due
  • Louisiana Futurity Nominations Due (pregnant mares)
  • FINAL DAY to apply for accreditation of 2020 Louisiana Bred foal at weanling rate  of $75. As of January 1, 2021, 2020 foals become yearlings and the rate increases to $250.

Jan 1

  • New Year’s Day – LTBA office closed


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Please contact Linda 985-386-0360, or Roger 504-947-4676, for cost and availability.

Do you have a date pertaining to Louisiana-breds that you would like included in an upcoming calendar? Please contact Linda 985-386-0360, or Roger 504-947-4676, roger@louisianabred.comfor consideration.


Any questions or need more info call

Roger A. Heitzmann III, Secretary/Treasurer

Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association


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