01/07/2014 1:40PM

Fair Grounds: Problems still exist on turf course


The weather was clear Tuesday in New Orleans. More of the same was forecast through Thursday. There has been no heavy rain since Dec. 30. It would be reasonable to expect Thursday’s featured sixth race, a third-level optional $62,500 claimer, to be contested, as carded, on turf. But no one knows what to expect right now on the Fair Grounds turf course.