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Clubhouse Reservations Open October 20

  CLUBHOUSE RESERVATIONS LINE OPENS OCTOBER 20; TRACK OPENS 143RD THOROUGHBRED RACING SEASON WITH STARLIGHT RACING NOVEMBER 21 A special Starlight Racing event at 5 p.m. on November 21 will mark the return of thoroughbred racing at the nation’s third-oldest racetrack. Fair Grounds Race Course...

Fair Grounds Thanksgiving Menu!

Spend Thanksgiving Day at the Races Thanksgiving Day Clubhouse Dining reservations start at $70 per person – at tables of four or six only – and go up to $125 per person, depending on the row and vantage point. Reservations include a meal consisting of traditional Thanksgiving fare. Additional...

2014-2015 Starlight Racing Schedule

Fair Grounds also announced four Starlight Racing dates in addition to Opening Night. The popular “see and be seen” social events feature live music, DJs, drink specials and live racing under the lights on select Friday nights. Highlighting the start of the Starlight series and best described as a...

Fair Grounds Oaks Winner, Untapable, Unstoppable in Grade I Cotillion

Bensalem, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Leading 3-year-old filly Untapable stalked the leaders and then had to work down the stretch in winning Saturday's $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing. Untapable, trained by Steve Asmussen, went off as the 1-2 favorite in the eight-horse field for the 1 1/...

2014-2015 FG Racing & Stakes Schedule

Fair Grounds Race Course is set to kick off its 143rd Thoroughbred Racing Season with an opening night party featuring Starlight Racing on Friday, Nov. 21.  The thoroughbred season, which will run from Nov. 21 to March 29, will be highlighted with continued revered New Orleans traditions...

Louisiana Jambalaya Serves Up Sharp LQHBA Futurity Win

NEW ORLEANS (Friday, September 05, 2014) – Mykelia Carter and Roderick L. Carter's Louisiana Jambalaya, the second-fastest qualifier in trials for trainer Justin Dehart, stormed home outside under jockey Lucas Constantin to get up in a photo finish over Kay L & Wade J Loup Jr.'s Hang on and...

Fair Grounds Announces Purchase of Infield and Paddock Video Screens

Fair Grounds’ today announced that it is partnering with Coogan and Coogan, Inc., a Mandeville-based electronic video screen and scoreboard provider, for the purchase and installation of two new over-sized high-definition video screens for the historic track. “We are excited about the ongoing and...

Exotic Racing Winners 2014

August 16 a packed house of fans in attendance were treated to exotic animal races including zebras and ostriches. The animals were named via fan submissions on the Fair Grounds Facebook page. Jake Pierce piloted the winning zebra, Blurred Lines, and Antonio Alberto rode Chive favorite - Engelbird...

Patriots Toast, Ol Time Preacher Man Share Stakes Spotlight Saturday At Fair Grounds

Ana L Alvidrez's Patriots Toast avenged her defeat in the July 12 Flashy Hemp Stakes at Delta Downs with a decisive victory in Saturday's $60,000 Audubon Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Ridden by Raul Ramirez for trainer Martin Trejo, Patriots Toast earned her tenth lifetime win and...

Heza Louisiana Dash Tops LQHBA Sales Futurity Trials

T M Ranch's Heza Louisiana Dash finished at the top of the class in trials for the September 5 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity on Friday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Trained by Kenny Roberts, Heza Louisiana Dash stopped the clock in 17.331 seconds in the...