Racing Events

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

Twilight Racing and Happy Hour

Mar 20 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

Twilight Racing and Happy Hour

Mar 13 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

Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament

Mar 11 2009 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Come enjoy an afternoon of golf to benefit the backstretch fund at the Fair Grounds.  This tournament will be held at the newly re-designed Audubon Golf Course in beautiful Audubon Park.  Contact S

"Big Easy Bucks" Handicapping Challenge

Mar 21 2009 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fair Grounds hosts the inaugural "Big Easy Bucks" Handicapping Challenge, which offers three spots in the 2010 National Handicapping Championship.

Louisiana Derby Day

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

It's the premier day of racing in Louisiana.

Louisiana Derby Preview Day

Feb 7 2009 - 11:30am - 4:30pm

Louisiana Derby Preview Day offers the final prep races for Louisiana Derby Day in March. The $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes for 3-year-olds headlines the card.

"Road to the Derby" Kickoff Day

Jan 10 2009 - 11:30am - 4:30pm

"Road to the Derby" Kickoff Day features six stakes races, including the $100,000 Grade III Lecomte for 3-year-olds, the $100,000 Grade III Col. E.R.