05/01/2014 10:09AM

Heitai tries to start new streak in Need for Speed


OPELOUSAS, La. – Seven of the region’s fastest sprinters will assemble Saturday night at Evangeline Downs for the $60,000 Need for Speed Stakes. The five-furlong turf dash should prove to be a critical prep for next month’s inaugural running of the $300,000 Evangeline Turf Sprint.