07/11/2016 2:41PM

All-turf card Saturday at Louisiana Downs


Louisiana Downs has drawn entries for its all-turf card for Saturday. The seven races on the program are all scheduled to be run over the Franks course, with the highlight a $17,500 optional-claiming race at a mile. There were 62 horses entered for Saturday.

Louisiana Downs plans to bring in its former announcer, Travis Stone, as a special guest. Stone just called the recent meet at Churchill Downs. First post is 3:15 p.m. Central. The long-range Weather Channel forecast calls for sunny skies and a high of 98 degrees, with a 10 percent chance of precipitation.