Officials at Evangeline Downs have announced that the start of turf racing at the facility will be delayed indefinitely
The Daily Racing Form reports that the turf course at Evangeline was scheduled to open May 24, but on its most recent overnight sheet, it stated that racing would be “off the turf course for an extended period.”
According to the DRF, the track hired a new turf consultant earlier this year and changed maintenance procedures. However, the turf has not grown as quickly as had been anticipated, which has left some bare spots on the course.
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