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Reservations Line Open for Friday's AQHA Challenge Championships and Thoroughbred Meet

Make sure you’ll have a seat at the table for upcoming live racing days at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots by securing reservations over the phone.

Fair Grounds to Offer Voodoo Parking and Shuttle Service

To access a printable download of the Voodoo Parking map and traffic flow plan, click

Mikolay Named New Racing Analyst

Katie Mikolay has been hired as the new racing analyst at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for the upcoming 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season that opens Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25.

139th Thoroughbred Racing Season Opens Thanksgiving Day

The best that Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has to offer will be bigger and better during the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season, which runs from Thanksgiving Day, Nov.

Fair Grounds Oaks Prep Named Rachel Alexandra

Upon news of Rachel Alexandra’s retirement, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced today that the final prep race for the Fair Grounds Oaks will be named the Rachel Alexandra Stakes in hono

Q-Racing Aces Coming to Fair Grounds

The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce the formation of a new program to promote and educate the public about American Quarter Horse racing at racetracks in North America.

Fiesta Hispana Brings Latin Flavor to Fair Grounds Sept. 17

On September 17, from 5-9 p.m., Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will present Fiesta Hispana, a new festival celebrating Latin Heritage on the week of Mexico’s bicentennial, as well as t

Fair Grounds Legend Romero Inducted into National Hall of Fame

Randy Romero, who still holds the Fair Grounds single-season win record with 181 in 1983-84, was inducted into the National Racing Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Friday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Summer Quarter Horse Season Opens Sept. 14

For most of Fair Grounds’ modern history, New Orleans racing fans had to wait eight months between Thoroughbred seasons to get a live racing fix.

Louisiana Derby Purse Boosted to $1 Million

The Louisiana Derby will be worth $1 million when it is run at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for the 98th time on March 26, 2011.