Everything you need to know about Super Derby 38


Join Harrah’s Louisiana Downs for their biggest race of the year! Super Derby 38 is a $200,000 stakes race featuring the best 3 year-olds from across the country and this year they will be racing on turf. The fun starts early on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

10:30am – 11:30am

Jockey Meet & Greet with Autograph Signing

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Lobby

Photo for autograph will be available for $5. Proceeds benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockey’s Fund.

11am – 6pm

Super Derby 38 in the Sky – $39.00 per person. 

Upscale buffet dining. Reservations required, call 318-752-6367.

11am – 6pm

Super Derby 38 in Harrah’s Club – $29.99 per person

Includes an all you can eat buffet. Box Seats are also available. Reservations required, call 318-752-6367.

11am – 5pm

Super Derby 38 $5 Free Bet

Swipe your Total Rewards card at the racing kiosks for a $5.00 free bet that can be redeemed on Saturday, September 16, 2017.


Children’s Area and Food Trucks open on the Racing Apron

Face Painting is available for an additional charge. Food trucks from across the region will be serving up great local bites for purchase.

12pm – Post time for 1st race of the day.

After 3rd Race: Food Truck Smash-up

This eating contest is one like no other. Our competitors will have five minutes to scarf down some of the yummiest foods available for purchase on the Racing Apron. We’ll have seven local celebrities you love and three participants from the crowd competing to win not only bragging rights and a trophy but $250 in cash. 

Approximately 3pm: Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Super Derby 38 Opening Ceremony

Will include a proclamation by Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker, posting of the colors by the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines and The National Anthem performed by Sound Off Finalist Jessica Sprout.

After 7th Race: Super Derby Ladies Hat Contest

Ladies pull out your hat and get creative for a chance to win some cash. Registration Time: 12pm-4pm in the

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Lobby. Hats will be judged in four categories: Classic, Unique, Spirit of Louisiana and American Essence. Must be 21 to participate. Contact sbriery@caesars.com for more information.

Running of Super Derby 38 Harrah’s Louisiana Downs premiere race featuring the best 3 year-olds from across the country. $200,000 Stakes Race. The official state song for Louisiana, “You Are My Sunshine”, will be performed by Casey Ann Boddie.

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