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Fair Grounds Stars Rachel Alexandra, Asmussen Win Big at Eclipse Awards

Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Fair Grounds Oaks winner stabled in New Orleans, was named Horse of the Year at the conclusion of Monday’s 39th annual Eclipse Awards at the Four Seasons Be

Fair Grounds Resident Rachel Alexandra Up for Horse of the Year Monday

Superstar filly Rachel Alexandra, undefeated in eight starts as a 3-year-old including an unforgettable win in the Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks, could be named Horse of the Year at the annual

Starlight Racing Will Shine in Any Weather

After days of abnormally low temperatures in New Orleans, warmer weather has settled over the Crescent City just in time for Fair Grounds’ initial Starlight Racing Program Friday night – the first

Louisiana Derby Set for National NBC Sports Broadcast on USA Network

Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ:  CHDN) and NBC Sports today announced a partnership to present three broadcasts featuring six Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown prep races this spring leading up

Starlight Racing Kicks Off Friday with The Wise Guys, Drago's and More

Starlight Racing—a new upscale night racing experience with specialty drinks in the trackside Miller Beer Garden chalet, live music by The Wise Guys, world famous charbroiled o

FG Regular Bryan Wagner Wins $100k as 2009 NHC Tour Champion

Fair Grounds regular Bryan Wagner, a 66-year-old insurance executive from New Orleans, used a second-place finish at the December 26-27 Surfside Race Place qualifier in Del Mar, Calif., to c

Neighborhood Appreciation Day Jan. 17

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will show its love for the surrounding Gentilly, Bayou St.

New Chalmette OTB & Casino Open for Business

A new Fair Grounds OTB & Casino facility offering pari-mutuel wagering on horse races around the country, as well as 75 new video poker machines, is open for business at 8700 West Judge Perez i

FG Receives NTRA Safety and Integrity Accreditation

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced that Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance following

Super Hi-5 on Last Race Begins Dec. 26

Fair Grounds fans seeking an exciting way to recover from excess spending over the holidays might want to try their handicapping skills on the new Super Hi-5 wager that will be offered beginning th