Racing Events

Old Hickory Stakes

Nov 7 2009 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The 32nd running of the Old Hickory Stakes.  Purse of $60,000.  2 year olds 6 furlongs.

Pontalba Stakes

Nov 7 2009 - 10:05am - 5:30pm

The 39th running of the Pontalba Stakes.  Purse of $60,000.  2 year old fillies.  6 furlongs.

Blushing KD Handicap

Nov 6 2009 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The 2nd running of the Blushing KD Handicap.  Purse of $60,000.  3 year old fillies & mares.  1 and 1/16 mile. On turf.

Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 6 2009 - 11:00am - Nov 7 2009 - 5:00pm

Racing's championship weekend returns to the Oak Tree meet at Santa Anita.

Opening Day - 138th Season

Nov 6 2009 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Fair Grounds opens its 138th season of Thoroughbred racing. This is the earliest opening day ever for Fair Grounds.

Quarter Horse Opening Day

Sep 8 2009 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Fair Grounds' second Quarter Horse meet begins. This year's meet covers 10 days.

Belmont Stakes

Jun 6 2009 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Catch the final leg of Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown at Fair Grounds or at any of the nine Fair Grounds OTB locations in southeast Louisiana.

Preakness

May 16 2009 - 8:15am - 5:30pm

Catch the second leg of Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown at Fair Grounds or any of the nine Fair Grounds OTB locations in southeast Louisiana.

Kentucky Derby Day

May 2 2009 - 8:30am - 5:30pm

Catch the 135th running of the "Run for the Roses" at any of the nine Fair Grounds OTB locations in southeast Louisiana.

Twilight Racing and Happy Hour

Mar 27 2009 - 1:50pm

Twilight Racing post time begins @ 2:50 pm and goes beyond dusk.
Happy Hour 5pm - 7:30pm
Drink Specials Include:
.75 Budweiser Ponies
$1.50 Budweiser Drafts