Evangeline Downs sets up for $300,000 Turf Sprint

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Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will offer a special $100,000 guaranteed all stakes Pick 4 wager on Saturday, May 30 as part of its Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Day program. The twilight card will get underway at 3:05 pm CT and feature the second running of the $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint for 3-year-olds and upward competing at five furlongs on the turf course.

The $100,000 Evangeline Turf Sprint Day Pick 4 will consist of races 5 through 8 with the Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint serving as the anchor leg of the wager. The entire program will include 11 races in all.

In addition to the $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint there will be four other stakes races on the program. They include the $100,000 Evangeline Mile, a main track event for 3-year-olds and up; the $100,000 Opelousas Stakes, a 1-1/16 mile test for fillies and mares on the turf course; the $70,000 Lafayette Stakes, a seven-furlong dirt showdown for Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds and up; and the $70,000 Acadiana Stakes, also contested on the main track which will featured Louisiana-bred fillies and mares ages 3-year-old and older.

The final order of the $100,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Day Pick 4 will be announced after entries are taken and post positions drawn for card on Tuesday, May 26.

For more information about Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Day, as well as the track’s 50th Anniversary Season which run through August 29, visit www.evdracing.com/turf-sprint or www.evdracing.com.

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