Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 12am
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Duncan F. Kenner Stakes
the $150,000 Duncan F. Kenner stakes showcases the best older sprinter on the grounds. Gantry capped off an incredible meet winning his third consecutive stakes victory in the 2012 Duncan F. Kenner for Brittlyn Stables LLC and trainer Ron Faucheaux.
The New Orleans Ladies Stakes offers a purse of $150,000 for older females going 1 Mile and 1/16th on the main track. Last year's race was won by 2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace. The Champion raced for owner Rick Porter and trainer Larry Jones and is now the second Horse of the Year to race in the New Orleans Ladies in just its brief 3 year career.
The New Orleans Film Society, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots present a free outdoor screening of the award-winning documentary film T-Galop: A Louisiana Horse Story.