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Next Tasting at the Track Set for October 13

Fair Grounds continues its “Tastings at the Track” wine tasting series on Thursday, October 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. Held in partnership with Dorignac’s Food Center, this reception-style tasting will feature at least 35 wines from around the world, the city's best wine tasting deal, with high quality...

Next Tasting at the Track Set for Oct. 13

Fair Grounds continues its “Tastings at the Track” wine tasting series on Thursday, October 13, from 6 to 8 p.m., with the theme, "Robust Reds: Big Reds from Amarone to Zinfandel." Held in partnership with Dorignac’s Food Center, this reception-style tasting will feature quality wines that offer...

Ten Spots for NHC 13 in Las Vegas Up for Grabs in FG Superqualifier

Fair Grounds hosts the only National Handicapping Championship Superqualifier in the South on Santa Super Saturday, December 17. The stakes will be high with an unprecedented 10 berths to NHC 13 in Las Vegas on the line, as well as a significant cash prize pool that could swell as high as $63,000....

Mr Sonic Boom Wins $276,833 LQHBA Sales Futurity on Meet's Closing Day

In front of a record crowd several thousand strong on Closing Day of the 2011 Summer Quarter Horse Meet, owner-breeder-trainer Lance Moore’s Mr Sonic Boom led every step of the way and held on by a head in the $276,833 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity for 2-year-old...
Mr Sonic Boom

Mr Sonic Boom Wins $276,833 LQHBA Sales Futurity on Closing Day

In front of a record crowd several thousand strong on Closing Day of the 2011 Summer Quarter Horse Meet, owner-breeder-trainer Lance Moore’s Mr Sonic Boom led every step of the way and held on by a head in the $276,833 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity for 2-year-old...

The Real Game Draws Post Five for Saturday's $276,833 LQHBA Sales Futurity

Broadwall Farm’s The Real Game, fastest qualifier out of 12 trial races run Sept. 9, drew post position five for the $276,833 LQHBA Sales Futurity, the richest of four stakes races on Closing Day of the Summer Quarter Horse Meet this Saturday.
The Real Game

The Real Game Draws Post Five for Saturday's $276,833 LQHBA Sales Futurity

Broadwall Farm’s The Real Game, fastest qualifier out of 12 trial races run Sept. 9, drew post position five for the $276,833 LQHBA Sales Futurity, the richest of four stakes races on Closing Day of the Summer Quarter Horse Meet this Saturday. All of the top 10 qualifiers will run back in the Final...

Inaugural Street Fare Derby Coming to Fair Grounds Sept. 24

NOLAfoodtrucks.com and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will celebrate the culture of street food, food trucks, and beyond at the inaugural Street Fare Derby Presented by Budweiser on Closing Day of the track’s Summer Quarter Horse Meet, Saturday, September 24, from 12:30 to 6 p.m. The...

The Real Game Posts Fastest Time in LQHBA Sales Futurity Trials

Willie M. Milam’s The Real Game, ridden by Danny Lavergne for trainer Edwin Ladner, posted the fastest qualifying time of 17.522 in 12 350-yard trial races for the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The top 10 fastest Louisiana-bred...

Pantherinthefastlane Takes Treme, Capping Five-Win Opening Day for Alfonso Lujan

Alfonso Lujan, the all-time leading Quarter Horse rider at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, asserted that this is his meet by winning five races on Opening Day, including the featured $40,000 Treme Stakes aboard Pantherinthefastlane.