Four College Scholarships to be Awarded at Starlight Racing/College Night by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association and The New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course
December 13, 2012
For Immediate Release
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Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association and The New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course Will Award Four Scholarships at Starlight Racing/College Night
(New Orleans, La.) – Starlight Racing/College Night will take place on December 28 at New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will award two scholarships, each valued at $1,000, during the event. The Fair Grounds will also donate two scholarships, each valued at $1,000, during the event.
The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has evolved from a small group of horsemen who united in 1963 to the top thoroughbred breeding program in the United States. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will award two (2) scholarships each valued at $1,000 and The Fair Grounds Race Course also donate two (2) scholarships each valued at $1,000 at the upcoming Starlight Racing/College Night on December 28, 2012. The winners will be announced after the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth races race and photographs will be taken with the winners. The races begin at 5 p.m. and the student must be there to register between 4 p.m. and the last drawing at the designated booth.
The requirements for the scholarship are as follows:
- Must be a college student that will be enrolled full time for Spring 2013.
- Must be in good standing with the college.
- Must be present to win.
The scholarship will be deposited directly to the student's account at the college. The student is asked to know the name and address of the college that they are attending.
"The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association is pleased to make an investment in the future of our state by investing in the education process," said Roger Heitzmann, Secretary/Treasurer for the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association.
Registration time: 4 p.m. – last drawing
Drawing time: Beginning approximately 7 p.m.