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Statement Regarding Hawthorne Quarantine

Due to the recent outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) at Hawthorne Race Course, horses that have been based at Hawthorne will not be admitted onto Fair Grounds property until further notice.

Media Alert: Infield Fest Press Conference Tuesday at 2 p.m.


Remainder of Summer QH Meet Canceled in Aftermath of Hurricane Isaac


"One Card" and Tote Company Conversion Information and FAQs



Revamped Kentucky Derby Qualifying System Positions Louisiana Derby in Highest Tier of Prep Races


Thoroughbred Dates Approved: 141st Meet to Open Thanksgiving Day

NEW ORLEANS (Wednesday, April 25, 2012) – The 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season atFair Grounds Race Course & Slots will encompass 84 live racing days

100th Louisiana Derby Set for March 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS (Friday, April 6, 2012) – The 100th Louisiana Derby will be run on March 30, 2013, five weeks out from the 139th

Meet Honors: Nates Mineshaft Named Horse of the Meet

NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, April 5, 2012) – Windy Hill Farms’ Nates Mineshaft, winner of the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (Gr.

Owner Zayat on Nehro Scratch

Owner Ahmed Zayat on the scratch of Nehro:“He came back tied up (from his exercise Saturday morning). He’s fine right now.

Pick 18 Pays $4,667

NEW ORLEANS(Friday, March 30, 2012) – The first-ever Pick 18 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots returned $4,667.05 to a single bettor who had