Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye’s Daughter Mandy Delahoussaye passed away.
What Happened to Mandy Delahoussaye?
At Lafayette, Louisiana’s Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center, Mandy Lynn Delahoussaye passed away on December 30. Her father, Eddie Delahoussaye, is a retired jockey who was inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in 1993.
Eddie Delahoussaye is a member of the board of directors for both the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation and the Louisiana Racing Commission.
Mandy Delahoussaye Cause of Death
Mandy Lynn Delahoussaye, 47, passed away this past Friday due to several illnesses. She was the daughter of Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye and his wife Juanita.
Prior to the family’s move from Arcadia to Louisiana in 2014, Mandy was well known to racegoers at Santa Anita, Hollywood Park, and Del Mar since her aunt Rose Ann Delahoussaye served as her primary babysitter and “Second Momma.”
A memorial ceremony will be held in Martin & Castille’s La Fleur de Lis Chapel on January 4 at 2 p.m. CT after a visitation begins at 1 p.m. CT at the Lafayette funeral home’s Southside location of the company. The memorial will be officiated by Deacon Cody Miller.
Later, a private interment will take place in New Iberia’s Holy Family Cemetery and Mausoleum.
Eddie and Juanita Delahoussaye, her brother Loren and his wife Rachel, her nephew Luke Austin Delahoussaye, her aunt Rose Anne Delahoussaye, and her uncle Edwin Paul Delahoussaye all survive Delahoussaye.
Instead of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Mandy Lynn Delahoussaye’s honor to St. Jude, the Shriners’ Hospital, or the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.
Who was Mandy Delahoussaye?
Mandy Lynn Delahoussaye was the daughter of former jockey Eddie Delahoussaye and his wife Juanita. Former American Thoroughbred jockey Edward J. Delahoussaye hails from New Iberia, Louisiana.