Fair Grounds

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 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.

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

Extensive Broadcast Coverage for Louisiana Derby Day

NEW ORLEANS, La (March 11, 2009) - Saturday's Louisiana Derby Day presented by Budweiser will receive extensive radio and television coverage.

Later Start on Fridays Among FG March Post Time Changes

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 13, 2009) - For the first time in nearly 20 years, Fair Grounds will offer a mid-afternoon first post time on Fridays, the track announced Friday.

FG To Host 'Big Easy Bucks' Handicapping Challenge March 21

NEW ORLEANS, La (February 13, 2009) - After hosting one of the final qualifying tournaments for the National Handicapping Championship for nine years, Fair Grounds moves to a new spo

Update on Wagering on California Racing

Updated 1/26/09

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