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Defending QH Training Champ Roberts Poised for Another Big Meet

Last year’s champion trainer Kenny Roberts appears a safe bet to defend that title at the 2011 Summer Quarter Horse Meet Presented by Budweiser, opening Wednesday. The 59-year-old (b. Feb. 15, 1952) horseman has the largest string of anyone on the grounds with 36 stalls, most of which have been...

Quarter Horse Season Opens Today! First post 12:40 p.m.

The 2011 Summer Quarter Horse Meet Presented by Budweiser openes today, with first post at 12:40 p.m. for a 10-race card headed by the $40,000 Treme Stakes. Check out the season preview from The Times-Picayune's Bob Fortus by clicking here.
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10 Entered for QH Meet's Opening Day Treme Stakes

As purses for American Quarter Horse racing in Louisiana continue to grow, so to does the annual Summer Quarter Horse Meet at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, expanded to 12 days for the season opening next Wednesday. The largest Quarter Horse meet ever staged in New Orleans will feature a...

Inaugural Street Fare Derby at Fair Grounds Today!

NOLAfoodtrucks.com and Fair Grounds 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, today from 12:30 to 6 p.m. The afternoon of delicious eats from the street also...

Quarter Horse Condition Book Online Now

The 2011 Summer Quarter Horse Meet Condition Book is now available online. Just click the headline above to access a downloadable PDF version. This book covers the entire 12 days of the season, which will run Sept. 7-24, Wednesdays to Saturdays. For more information contact the Fair Grounds Racing...

Get the Best Saratoga Info Available at Brisnet.com

It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, not the holiday season, the summer racing season at America's premier Thoroughbred meet -- Saratoga Race Course. Visit Brisnet.com to get all of the information you need to make your Spa season a profitable one, including daily expert selections and...

Salmen Named One of Industry's 'Unsung Heroes'

Congratulations to Fair Grounds' popular Horsemen's Relations liaison Sandra Salmen, recently named one of racing's "Unsung Heroes" in a special issue of Thoroughred Times. Click here to read a tribute to Salmen by Vice President and General Manger Eric Halstrom and click here to read more of the "...

Purses Boosted for 19 Open Races on Stakes Schedule

Fair Grounds has boosted the purses of 19 open-company races on its 2011-2012 stakes schedule released today. The 84-day 140th Thoroughbred Racing Season – running Nov. 24, 2011 to April 1, 2012 – will feature 60 stakes cumulatively worth $7.54 million, including six Claiming Crown stakes worth $...
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Purses Boosted for 19 Races on 2011-2012 Stakes Schedule

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has boosted the purses of 19 open-company races on its 2011-2012 stakes schedule released today. The 84-day 140th Thoroughbred Racing Season – running Nov. 24, 2011 to April 1, 2012 – will feature 60 stakes cumulatively worth $7.54 million, including six...

Camaro, Cruises Up for Grabs This Summer at Fair Grounds OTBs

Cool off at any of 10 Fair Grounds OTB Casino locations this summer and you could win prizes including a new car or a Carnival Cruise for Two! July features a different promotion every day of the week, with the potential windfalls for Twin Spires Rewards Club members ranging from $25 up to a new...