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Black Gold Carries Over Into Fair Grounds' Sunday Afternoon Card

A total of $138,094.66 will carry over into the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Black Gold, a bet which pays out the entire pool only if there is a single winning ticket. Five races made up the Black Gold for Saturday, January 6 which was kicked off in Race 6 and won by Classic Sopo, who paid...

Stakes Recap: Pan Zareta

    Brad Grady’s Triple Chelsea put the icing on the cake for what has been a great Winter Meet for jockey Adam Beschizza when the 5-year-old daughter of Hat Trick (Jpn) gave the native of England his first stakes win in North America in the $50,000 Pan Zareta Stakes over the Fair Grounds...

Barn Notes: Saturday, January 6

  •           Wonder Gadot, Heavenly Love Breeze In Tandem Saturday Morning •           Cooptado All Systems Go For Louisiana Stakes; Ciaran Will Scratch From Lecomte •    ...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 5

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Barn Notes: Thursday, January 4

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Stakes Advance: Pan Zareta

  NEW ORLEANS (January 3, 2018) – A field of 11 fillies and mares will assemble for the Saturday, January 6th  featured event at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the $50,000 Pan Zareta Stakes, which is run at a distance of 5½ furlongs over the Stall-Wilson Turf Course. Of the 11...

Wiener Dog Racing - March 3, 2018

Wiener Dog Racing presented by Double M Feed, Garden & Pet Supply returns to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The same format as seasons past will be used to crown the racing champion: 48 pure-bred dachshunds and six alternates will be selected to participate...

Barn Notes: Monday, January 1

  •           Louisiana Futurity Winners To Make Next Start At Delta Downs •           Margolis To Send Bourne In Nixa to Delta For Big Drama Stakes; Ebben Still On Track For Lecomte...

Stakes Recaps: Louisiana Futurity

  Several Delta Downs-based horses shipped 231 miles east to New Orleans and two of them took home both divisions of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Louisiana Futurity on Sunday, Dec. 31. In the fillies division, which carried a purse of $96,430, Brittlyn Stable Inc.’s Iona Star...

Joe Kristufek Named Fair Grounds' New Racing Analyst

  Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has officially named Joe Kristufek as the new racing analyst and paddock host for the 2017-18 Winter Meet. A native of Chicago, Kristufek began climbing the ladder at the city’s local racing venues such as Hawthorne and Arlington Park, the latter which he...