Come in costume and enjoy the traditional Fat Tuesday card, including the Mardi Gras Handicap!
Join us in the Black Gold Room for this FREE informational seminar, where guest trainers and prominent owners discuss the thrills of horse ownership.
Get ready to mambo at the Fair Grounds! Dance to The Tophat and DJ Spin. Look for drink specials and more!
Six stakes races worth $550,000, including the Lecomte Stakes for Derby hopefuls.
The Bucktown All-Stars, DJ Kemistry, drink specials and more! Two new drinks – the Adult Snowball and the Whipped Sunrise – have been named official signature cocktails of the 2012 Starlight
The 1924 Louisiana Derby and Kentucky Derby winner Black Gold, the dual classic winner Risen Star and the 1941 Triple Crown winner Whirlaway head a list of 12 racing immortals to be represented
Four stakes races:
$290,000 (estimated) LQHBA Sales Futurity for 2-year-old Louisiana-breds at 350 yards.
For older Louisiana-breds at 400 yards.
For older horses at 870 yards.
For 2-Year-Old Louisiana-breds at 350 yards, to qualify for the $290,000 (estimated) LQHBA Sales Futurity final on Closing Day, Sept. 24.