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Barn Notes: Saturday, December 2

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Barn Notes: Friday, December 1

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Rapid Rhythm, Triple Chelsea Top Split Stakes Honoring Memory of Richie Scherer

The $50,000 Richie Scherer Memorial will take place Saturday in two divisions at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Serving as races four and eight, the 5½-furlong dash over the Stall-Wilson turf course is topped by favorites in each respective division, Triple Chelsea and Rapid Rhythm. In the...

Barn Notes: Thursday, November 30

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Coca-Cola Holiday Family Day

Join us on Saturday, December 16 from Noon - 4PM on the Apron Tent for our Coca-Cola Holiday Family Day! Bring the family for a merry & bright holiday celebration! We'll have photos with Santa, cookie decorating, hot cocoa, face painting, crafts and coloring. Photos are $5, cookie decorating is...

Barn Notes: Sunday, November 26

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Barn Notes: Saturday, November 25

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Barn Notes: Friday, November 24

BRAVO MAKES MARK IN BACK-TO-BACK STYLE Jockey Joe Bravo, a winner of more than 5,200 races, has quickly made himself at home in his first tenure at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The veteran rider and winner of 24 Grade I races and 157 graded events overall won back-to-back races on Thursday...

Fair Grounds Partners With Covenant House to Provide Thanksgiving Dinner for At-Risk Youth.

Executives from Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots delivered fried turkeys and sides to Covenant House to provide Thanksgiving dinner to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth in New Orleans. Covenant House opens its doors to more than 800 youth and children every year. Along with the turkeys, the...

Second Course All Gravy for Yockey's Warrior in Thanksgiving Repeat

For the second consecutive year, Yockey’s Warrior was much the best in the $72,000 Thanksgiving Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Owned by trainer Al Stall Jr. in partnership with Stewart Madison, Steve Landry, Matt Bernard, and Joel Broussard, the dark bay 5-year-old son of Warrior...