Louisiana Downs announced Friday that live racing has been cancelled on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 due to the potential effects of Hurricane Rita in the Shreveport/Bossier City area. Evangeline Downs canceled racing Friday and Saturday but plans to race on Sunday.Louisiana Downs was scheduled to remain open for simulcast wagering and the casino and restaurant operations are to remain open as well.The program for Friday has not been affected and will be run as scheduled, with first post at 1:30 p.m. (CST), according to track officials.Those seeking updated information may contact Louisiana Downs at (318) 742-5555.
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