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LQHBA Announces Scholarship Drawings On July 13 At Delta Downs
Five scholarships were awarded to Louisiana students at Delta Downs last summer, with an additional five slated for Saturday, July 13, 2024.

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LQHBA Announces Scholarship Drawings On July 13 At Delta Downs

ALEXANDRIA, LA–JULY 2, 2024-The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) will award five $2,000 scholarships to further the education of Louisiana students on Saturday, July 13 at Delta Downs.

The exciting night of the 2024 Quarter Horse racing season will feature several quality stakes, including the Lee Berwick Futurity (RG1)Delta Downs Louisiana Bred Derby (RG3), and Delta Downs Louisiana Bred Oaks.

The scholarship drawings will be awarded as part of the very special evening saluting accredited Louisiana-bred racehorses. Scholarship participant/entrant must be a Louisiana High School graduate or a student who will graduate from a Louisiana High School in 2024 or 2025 and is planning to attend a higher education institution. Louisiana residents enrolled in a Louisiana College or University are also eligible.

Those eligible may sign up at the LQHBA Scholarship Registration Table (located at the foot of the escalator on the casino level) beginning at 5:00 p.m. Registration will close after the fourth race, and LQHBA board members and dignitaries will draw scholarships live in the winner’s circle after race five.

Students must be present to win. More information on the scholarship eligibility can be found on LQHBA.com.

While the primary goal of the LQHBA is breeding and racing in Louisiana, the association remains committed to supporting education for Louisiana students. Since its inception in 2001, the LQHBA scholarship program has provided over $850,000 for students who wish to attend a higher education institution.

"Our association takes great pride in the LQHBA Scholarship Program and assisting Louisiana students wishing to further their education," said Bruce Salard, LQHBA executive director. "We enjoy meeting these students and their families and are sure they will enjoy a great night of racing at Delta Downs on Saturday, July 13."

For more information on the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association, visit their website at LQHBA.com or contact them at (318) 487-9506.