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RDD LAJOLLANFASTDASH BEST BY A NOSE IN GRADE I LQHBA SALE FUTURITY

Miguel Aguilar’s Rdd Lajollanfastdash won a tight photo to prevail by a nose in Saturday’s Grade I $323,488 LQHBA Sale Futurity at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Ridden by Raul Ramirez, Jr. for trainer Jose Sanchez, the son of Heza Fast Dash broke well from the gate and was able to wear down...

Save the Dates! 145th Thoroughbred Racing Season Schedule Released

View our calendar for a list of all race days and post times. Clubhouse Reservations: 504-943-2200 Special Days to Remember: Nov. 19: Opening Day Presented by East Jefferson General Hospital Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Day Dec. 10: Champions Day Presented by Acadian Ambulance Jan. 21: Road to the Derby...

BreezyRex wins Fair Grounds Fossil Stakes

The first ever Fair Grounds Fossil Stakes took place on Saturday, August 20. To view full videos and pictures from the races, visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/fairgroundsracecourseandslots.

Soul Rebels, Pocket Aces and Treme Brass Bands Headline Brass Band Throw Down at Fair Grounds

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will host several of New Orleans premiere brass bands in its inaugural Brass Band Throw Down to be held at the venerable track Saturday - June, 18, 2016.  The tracks’ 4th Floor clubhouse with its scenic view of the evening skyline of downtown will provide a...

FAIR GROUNDS EXOTIC ANIMAL RACING THRILLS FANS OF ALL AGES

Week two of the Summer Quarter Horse Meet presented by Redd’s Apple Ale, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association comes to a close as larger than normal crowds enjoyed the return of the ever-popular ostrich and zebra contenders to the venerable track.  And...

FAIR GROUNDS 2016 QUARTER HORSE MEET FEATURING T-REX RACING, EXOTIC ANIMALS AND THE BUCKTOWN ALL-STARS LAUNCHES THIS WEEK

FAIR GROUNDS 2016 QUARTER HORSE MEET FEATURING T-REX RACING, EXOTIC ANIMALS AND THE BUCKTOWN ALL-STARS LAUNCHES THIS WEEK Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots kicks off its ninth annual Summer Quarter Horse Meet presented by REDD’s Apple Ale, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and the Louisiana Quarter Horse...

OTB New Members Receive Cash Instantly!

Visit any of our 11 OTB locations to sign up as a Royal Rewards member and receive cash instantly! Visit http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com/otb/video-poker for the location nearest you!

Fair Grounds' Expansive Facility Provides Venue for All Occasions

With the clubhouse reservations line already open for individual reservations in advance of the 145th Thoroughbred racing season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the historic New Orleans track also offers several venues throughout the facility for groups of 25 or more for all occasions...

Congratulations to familiar faces who will be inducted into Racing Hall of Fame!

  Rachel Alexandra & Trainer Steve Asmussen will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame on August 12 in Saratoga Springs, New York. Also elected were jockey Ramon Dominguez and champion racehorse Zenyatta. Read more about the inductees by visiting the National Museum...