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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.

Kentucky Derby Produces Big Easy Tri

Kentucky Derby 137 was widely called one of the most difficult in history to decipher, but hitting the trifecta turned out to be easy, as in ‘Big Easy.’ All of the top three finishers have connecti

140th Thoroughbred Meet to Open Thanksgiving Day

The 140th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will encompass 84 live racing days, from Nov.

Fair Grounds Slots, OTB Open Evenings During Jazz Fest

The 600-plus state-of-the-art slot machines and the Grandstand OTB facility at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will be open for business every evening during the annual New Orleans Jazz &

Fair Grounds Donates $10k to Children's Hospital, $7k to Horse Rescue Groups

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots presented a $10,000 check to Children’s Hospital at the charity’s annual Sugarplum Ball held here Friday night.

Meet Leaders & Champions

Twenty-three-year-old sensation Rosie Napravnik concluded the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots as the meet’s leading jockey with