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Stall Applications For FG Thoroughbred Meet Available

NEW ORLEANS, La. (August 15, 2008) - Stall applications for the 137th Thoroughbred season of racing at Fair Grounds are now available.

Randy Soth To Leave Fair Grounds Race Course

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2008) – Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or “Company”) (NASDAQ: CHDN) today announced that Randall E.

Countdown To Quarter Horse Meet Underway

NEW ORLEANS, La. (August 11, 2008) - Live racing at Fair Grounds, usually reserved for the winter, is about to be part of the New Orleans summer.

Jason Boulet Named Racing Secretary At Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La (July 23, 2008) - Louisiana native Jason Boulet has been named racing secretary at Fair Grounds, track president Randy Soth announced Wednesday.

New Orleans Man Wins $547,821 Slot Jackpot At Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 12, 2008) - Jimmy Burse, a New Orleans-area construction worker, became the biggest winner in the 10-month history of Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots when he hit a

Five Stakes On Tap For Inaugural FG Quarter Horse Meet

NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 3, 2008) - Five stakes, each worth $40,000, will headline the inaugural Quarter Horse meet at Fair Grounds Aug. 20-24.

Fair Grounds To Hold Inaugural Quarter Horse Meet In August

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 19, 2008) - Fair Grounds, the third-oldest home of Thoroughbred racing in the United States, will become the newest home of Quarter Horse racing this August.

Abbey Resigns As Fair Grounds Director Of Racing

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 11, 2008) - Sam Abbey has resigned as director of racing and racing secretary at Fair Grounds, track president Randy Soth announced Wednesday.

Fair Grounds Re-Launches Web Site

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 4, 2008) - Fair Grounds' official Web site was re-launched Wednesday.

Kentucky Derby To Be Shown On Jazz Fest Big Screen

NEW ORLEANS, La. (May 1, 2008) - The largest crowd to watch the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!