04/04/2016 11:20AM

Evangeline Downs opens meet with improved turf course


OPELOUSAS, La. – Evangeline Downs will open its 51st season of racing Wednesday with a retooled stakes schedule, a rehabilitated turf course, and a recommitment to local horsemen. The 84-day stand will run through Aug. 27, with live racing Wednesday through Saturday nights. First post will be 5:50 p.m. Central.