Crawfish Boil to Benefit retired Jockey E. J. Perrodin
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.