Car Giveaway Among Upcoming Slots Promotions

Two lucky customers can win a 2009 Toyota Yaris as part of the $65,000 Ride into Summer Car Giveaway promotion now through June 27 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Drawings will take place on May 23 and June 27. Player's Club members can earn one free entry into the drawing daily and additional entries for every 50 points earned on their Player's Club card. Players can earn double entries throughout the day on Mondays and Wednesdays and win a coupon for $500 off a new Toyota in the Ride into Summer Hot Seats drawings on Monday and Wednesday nights through June 27.

Also on tap in May is a chance to win a $1,000 gift card in the $2,500 Macy's Shopping Spree Hot Seats drawings on Sundays from May 10-31, and the $2,500 Memorial Day Grill Giveaway, featuring cash and grill drawings, on May 25.

For more information on the promotions, visit the Player's Club or click on the calendar link of Fair Grounds' website at fairgroundsracecourse.com.

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation's third-oldest Thoroughbred racing facility, has been in operation since 1872. Located in New Orleans, Fair Grounds is owned by Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CHDN); it also operates a slot-machine gaming facility and nine off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana. Fair Grounds' 138th Thoroughbred meet will run from Nov. 6, 2009, through March 28, 2010, and its second Quarter Horse meet will run from Sept. 8-19, 2009. Information about Fair Grounds can be found on the Internet at www.fairgroundsracecourse.com.