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Q-Racing Aces In Force at Challenge Championships

The Q-Racing Aces, AQHA's unique fan education program, will be in full force at the Bank of America Challenge Championships on November 19 at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans to help fans appreciate the racing action and even make a wager or two. The Q-Racing Aces consists of noted...

Fair Grounds Cup Contest Carries a Huge Cash Prize

Test your handicapping skills in a new season-long contest, the Fair Grounds Cup, that could carry a Grand Prize in the tens of thousands of dollars. Fair Grounds will put up a cash prize equal to 10-percent of the total initial bankroll, the result of a $5,000 buy-in per contestant. Fifty entrants...

Stolis Winner 5-2 Morning Line Favorite for Friday's Challenge Championship

Stolis Winner, the 4-year-old Texas-bred gelding likely to become the richest Quarter Horse in history with his next start, drew post position No. 3 and was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite for Friday night’s Grade 1 Bank of America Challenge Championship. Set to go as Race 12 of a 13-...

We're Back - And Ready To Rock

We’re Back - And Ready To Rock Hello fellow racing fans. I hope your summer was as enjoyable as mine. I spent the summer at Louisiana Downs working for my main man, jockey Richard Eramia and Jesse Campbell. Between the two, they visited the winner’s circle 191 times. Richard finished second behind...

New Wheel of Fortune and Bombs Away! Slots

Be the first to play the new Wheel of Fortune and Bombs Away! slots at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots!

Triumphant Stall, Trainer of Blame, Back at Fair Grounds

Trainer Al Stall Jr was back at his Fair Grounds barn Monday morning, two days after his star horse Blame upset the previously unbeaten mare Zenyatta in North America’s richest race, the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. In a stretch run that’s being described as one of the most thrilling ever,...

Mikolay Named Fair Grounds Racing Analyst

Katie Mikolay has been hired as the new racing analyst at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for the upcoming 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season that opens Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25. A 31-year-old native of Elk Grove Village, Ill., Mikolay has performed similar duties for the past three seasons at...

Fair Grounds Horses Prominent in Breeders' Cup

Nineteen horses that have raced at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots are among the 184 pre-entries announced today for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the 14-race, $26 million extravaganza set for Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The primary local rooting interest, though,...

Reservations Line Open for 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season

Make sure you’ll have a seat at the table for upcoming live racing days by securing reservations over the phone. Reservations for Clubhouse dining and box seats are now being taken during regular business hours at (504) 943-2200 or 1-800-262-7983. Clubhouse Dining on Thanksgiving Day is sold out...

Reservations Line Open for Friday's AQHA Challenge Championships and Thoroughbred Meet

Make sure you’ll have a seat at the table for upcoming live racing days at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots by securing reservations over the phone. Reservations for Clubhouse dining and box seats are being taken at (504) 943-2200 or 1-800-262-7983. Reservations for Clubhouse Dining on...