Wednesday, July 29, 2009

EatLafayette campaign website approaching 500,000 hits in July.

We are having a blast marketing the campaign through our media partners, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and our blog!  Thank you to all of our connections and friends!

Our restaurants are filling up this summer with EatLafayette fans. There's a lot of good eating going on in Lafayette Parish these days. Thank you!

How many restaurants you've been to since June 22? Regent Broadcasting has posted over 26 dine-around videos on YouTube and they're still counting.

Get off of the coach and off of the computer and into one of 44 fabulous locally-owned restaurants. Do some face time with your friends and family. You will be amazed at the connections you will make. The restaurants and their staffs are waiting to create an amazing experience for you.
2009 Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Sales Catalog Available Online

(New Orleans, La.) – July 29, 2009- The sales catalog for the two-day yearling sale for the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana is available online.The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana extended the sale from a one day to a two day sales due to overwhelming support for its yearling sale.

The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Annual Yearling Sale will now be held on the original date of September 28, 2009 as well as September 29, 2009. The sale will be held at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, Louisiana. Two hundred twenty one yearlings will be sold on the Monday the 28th with two hundred twenty to follow on Tuesday the 29th. Last year the sales company reported 62% increase in overall revenue and a 46% average price increase over the 2007 sale. "We believe that the success of last year's sale and our breeders' incentive program contributed to the large number of yearlings being entered in our sale," said sales director Tom Early.

Only horses sold in this sale are eligible for the Bayou State Bonus. Any accredited Louisiana bred yearling that passes through the sales ring this year and goes on to win a series of races will receive a bonus of $100,000 in earnings. The races for fillies are the Louisiana Champions Day Lassie, the Crescent City Oaks and the Elge Rasberry. The races for the colts and geldings are the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile, the Crescent City Derby and the A.L. Erwin. The purses for the Elge Rasberry and A.L. Erwin have been set at $150,000 for sales graduates.

To be added to the mailing list for a catalog please contact the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana at 800-772-1195.