Harrah’s LA Downs to open live horse racing to spectators

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Limation with jockey Diego Saenz turns for home and goes on to win the 39th running of the Super Derby at Louisiana Downs in September of last year. (Hodges Photography/Lou Hodges, Jr.)

Bossier City, La (June 5, 2020)- Today, Harrah’s Louisiana Downs announced the 2020 Live Thoroughbred Race Meet will kick off in front of race fans. Harrah’s Louisiana Downs will welcome guests back to the Racing Pavilion and Apron on Saturday, June 6, 2020. The 64 day meet opens on Saturday and runs through Wednesday, September 23rd on Saturdays and Mondays-Wednesdays; 1st Post Time is 3:05pm each race day.

Pari-mutuel Wagering, Simulcast and The Paddock Deli & Bar are open with limited seating and physical distancing protocols in place on the 1st level of the Racing Pavilion. Certain amenities will remain closed including the John Franks Turf Club, Grand Stand seating, Simulcast and Concessions located on the 2nd and 3rd levels, Harrah’s Club and Arcade Alley.

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs has implemented Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s (“Caesars”) previously announced health and safety protocols, which enhance its existing plans and practices in these areas. Harrah’s Louisiana Downs is focused on the wellbeing of team members, guests and our community and is working to create an environment with enhanced standards of sanitization and physical distancing practices.

Team member temperature checks and screenings are conducted daily, and team members are required to wear masks, provided by Caesars. Guests will also have their temperatures checked upon entry and will be provided masks, which they are strongly encouraged to wear throughout their visit. For more information and to make a reservation, visit www.caesars.com. Further updates on Caesars’ response to COVID-19 can be found at: https://www.caesars.com/corporate/coronavirus-guest- information.