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Crawfish Boil to Benefit retired Jockey E. J. Perrodin

Mar 20 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join the Fair Grounds Race Course for a Crawfish Boil benefitting retired jockey E. J. Perrodin from 4 - 6:30 p.m.

The annual dark-day crawfish boil in the paddock will feature mountain sof mudbugs, as well as corn, potatoes and beer.  Festivities also include the Jockey Crawfish-Eating Contest and silent and live auctions.  Proceeds from this year's feast will benefit the family of retired jockey E. J. Perrodin, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer.  A Louisiana native, Perrodin, 55, won 3,083 races, including 210 stakes, in a career that spanned more than 35 years. 

Tickets are $25 and include a generous helping of crawfish.  Contact Sandra Salmen for more information at 504-948-1150 or Sandra.Salmen@fgno.com.

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