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New Website Now Live

FairGroundsRaceCourse.com, the official website of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, re-launched today with a new design and a more intuitive

Handicapping Tournaments Aplenty at Fair Grounds Meet

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has added two new handicapping contests to the schedule for its upcoming 140th Thoroughbred Racing Season, including the first-ever Fair Grounds NHC

Reservations Line Opens Oct. 24

 

Next Tasting at the Track Set for Oct. 13

Fair Grounds continues its “Tastings at the Track” wine tasting series on Thursday, October 13, from 6 to 8 p.m., with the theme, "Robust Reds: Big Reds from Amarone to Zinfandel." Held in partners

Inaugural Street Fare Derby Coming to Fair Grounds Sept. 24

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Defending QH Training Champ Roberts Poised for Another Big Meet

Last year’s champion trainer Kenny Roberts appears a safe bet to defend that title at the 2011 Summer Quarter Horse Meet Presented by Budweiser, opening Wednesday.

Purses Boosted for 19 Races on 2011-2012 Stakes Schedule

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has boosted the purses of 19 open-company races on its 2011-2012 stakes schedule released today.

Camaro, Cruises Up for Grabs This Summer at Fair Grounds OTB Casinos

Cool off at any of 10 Fair Grounds OTB Casino locations this summer and you could win prizes including a new car or a Carnival Cruise for Two!

Quarter Horse Meet Will Feature Record Nine Stakes

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will offer a record nine stakes races during September’s Summer Quarter Horse Meet, highlighted by the new $150,000-added Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Assoc

Local Connections Abound in Belmont

Local interest in the Belmont Stakes will be especially high this year, as five of the 12 entrants have strong connections to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Louisiana racing.