Racing Events

2010 Quarter Horse Meet

Sep 14 2010 - 11:40am - Sep 18 2010 - 4:00pm
12:40pm - 5:00pm

Come out to the Fair Grounds to experience the speed and the excitement of the 2010 Quarter Horse Meet.  Live racing returns to the track for this 10 day meet.  Food and drink specials include $1.5

Mardi Gras

Mar 8 2011 - 10:00am

Happy Mardi Gras from Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots! Join us for the traditional Mardi Gras live racing program, highlighted by the Mardi Gras Stakes.

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.