Racing Events

Opening Day

Nov 25 2010 - 10:00am

Opening Day of the 2010-2011 Thoroughbred Racing Season. Note the early first post to accommodate the Saints-Cowboys game at 3:15 p.m. CST.

Challenge Championships

Nov 19 2010 - 11:30am

The fastest horses in the world will meet in New Orleans for the first time when Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots hosts the Bank of America Challenge Championships with four Grade I races for A

Red Camelia Stakes

Mar 28 2010 - 11:30am

Closing day of the 138th Thoroughbred Racing Season with the featured 34th running of the $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes for Louisiana-bred fillies and mares, 4 and up, at 1 1/16 miles on turf.

Louisiana Derby Day

Mar 27 2010 - 11:30am

Last stop before the Kentucky Derby! The 97th running of the Grade II, $750,000 Louisiana Derby Presented by Miller Lite for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles.

Fair Grounds Oaks Day

Mar 26 2010 - 12:00pm

The 43rd running of the Grade II, $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles, plus three other stakes races.

Costa Rising Stakes

Mar 13 2010 - 10:30am

The inaugural running of the $60,000 Costa Rising Stakes for older Louisiana-breds at 1 1/16 miles.

$200,000 Stakes (race name TBA)

Mar 13 2010 - 10:30am

The inaugural running of a $200,000 stakes race (name of race to be announced) for fillies and mares, 4 and up, at 1 1/16 miles.

Sarah Lane's Oates S.

Mar 6 2010 - 11:30am

The 8th running of the $60,000 Sarah Lane's Oates Stakes for 3-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies at one mile on turf.

Allen "Black Cat" Lacombe Memorial H.

Feb 27 2010 - 11:30am

The 3rd running of the $60,000 Allen "Black Cat" Lacombe Memorial Handicap for fillies and mares, 4 and up, at 1 1/16 miles on turf.

Mardi Gras Stakes

Feb 16 2010 - 12:00pm

The 66th running of the $60,000 Mardi Gras Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at 5 1/2 furlongs on turf.