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Angus Lind Book Signing to Benefit Disabled Jockeys Nov. 14

Angus Lind, the beloved Times-Picayune columnist and horseracing aficionado, will sign copies of his new book, Prime Angus, at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots during the r

Breeders' Cup Simulcast Highlights Opening Weekend

For the first time, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will open its racing season on the same weekend as the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, November 6 and 7, allowing patrons to wage

Mulvihill Named Communications and Pari-mutuel Marketing Manager

Jim Mulvihill, a New Orleans native, has been named Communications and Pari-mutuel Marketing Manager at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Fair Grounds to be Showcased on HorseplayerPRO.com Chats

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has partnered with www.HorseplayerPRO.com to provide interactive online discussions b

Fair Grounds to Offer High-Definition Simulcast Signal

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will offer high definition (“HD”) simulcasts of all of its races when the historic New Orleans track opens its 2009-2010 Thoroughbred meet on Nov. 6.

Car Giveaway Among Upcoming Slots Promotions

Two lucky customers can win a 2009 Toyota Yaris as part of the $65,000 Ride into Summer Car Giveaway promotion now through June 27 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Fair Grounds To Get Earliest Start Ever In 2009-10

NEW ORLEANS, La (April 27, 2009) - Fair Grounds will move up the start of its racing season by one week in 2009-10, marking the earliest start to a racing season in the track's hi

'Big Brother' Open Casting Call Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, LA (April 1, 2009) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will host an open casting call for the 11th season of the popular CBS series "Big Brother" Saturday from noon

Friesan Fire Crowned Fair Grounds Horse of the Meeting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 30, 2009) - Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farm's Friesan Fire, who captured the Grade II Louisiana Derby by the largest margin in 46 years, was an overwhelming choice as

Louisiana Residents 1-2-3 in 'Big Easy Bucks' Challenge

NEW ORLEANS, La (March 22, 2009) - It was an all-Louisiana trifecta in the inaugural "Big Easy Bucks" Handicapping Challenge Saturday at Fair Grounds.