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Louisiana Derby Day

Mar 14 2009 - 11:30am - 4:30pm

It's the premier day of racing in Louisiana. The $600,000 Louisiana Derby, the richest race thus far for 3-year-olds on the Derby trail, is one of four Grade II stakes on the card, along with the $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks for 3-year-old fillies, the $500,000 New Orleans Handicap for older horses and the $500,000 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap for older horses on the turf.

Go Red at the Derby
Wear red and enjoy a showcase of products from local partners located outside on the apron. Red Beans & Rice Cook-off, Ladies Hat Contest and more all benefiting the American Heart Association.