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"Beat the Champs" NHC Qualifier With Beychok and Wagner Dec. 15 Offers Las Vegas Berths

NEW ORLEANS (Wednesday, October 24, 2012) –Three berths to Las Vegas will be on the line when Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots hosts a National Handicapping Championship qualifier on Dec. 15. In addition, a cash prize pool will be paid out to all players who finish ahead of past NHC champions,...

Clubhouse and Box Seat Reservations Now Available For 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season

  This menu reflects pricing and availability from a past racing season. For information about reservations for the 2016-2017 Fair Grounds racing season, please click HERE. NEW ORLEANS (Friday, October 12, 2012) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will begin accepting Clubhouse and box seat...

Fair Grounds Named a "Best Place to Work" by New Orleans City Business

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has been selected as one of New Orleans CityBusiness' 50 Best Places to Work for 2012. The top three in each category (Fair Grounds is in the "Large Business" category) will be announced December 14 at a luncheon at the Hyatt Regency. For more information on...

Fair Grounds Nominated for City Business' 2012 Best Places to Work!

Fair Grounds Nominated for City Business' 2012 Best Places to Work!

Important Dates to Remember During the 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season

NEW ORLEANS – The 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is fast approaching, with the traditional Thanksgiving Day opening set for Nov. 22. Here are some key dates before and during the season to help fans and horsemen plan ahead (all times Central). October 22 –...

Who's Who in 'I Do' Bridal Show Returns to Fair Grounds October 14

Wedding Style Magazine brings back the largest fall bridal show to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Visit with more than 130 wedding professionals and register for fabulous door prizes. The show will also feature the 2nd Annual Derby Day Hat Contest. Come out in your favorite Derby Hat and win...

141st Thoroughbred Racing Season Condition Book 1 Now Available

The first Condition Book for the 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season, opening Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, is now availbale online in the Horsemen section of the Fair Grounds website, here. For more information contact the Fair Grounds Racing Office at (504) 948-1111.

Bacardi Bash Friday Night at Fair Grounds!

BACARDI BASH! Friday, September 21 from 6pm – 8pmFair Grounds Clubhouse Don’t miss this special event featuring:• Piña Colada and Cuba Libre• Bacardi Solera and Anejo straight from the plant in Mexico• Oak Heart and Bacardi 8-year-old straight from the barrel• Bacardi flavors including WolfBerry...

"Horse Talk Happy Hours" Coming to Five Fair Grounds OTB Locations on Thursdays This Fall

By Jim Mulvihill, Communications & Pari-Mutuel Marketing Manager NEW ORLEANS (Monday, September 17, 2012) – Racing fans, handicappers and track executives will get to mix and mingle in a casual atmosphere during “Horse Talk Happy Hour” sessions presented by Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots...

Next Tasting at the Track On Wednesday Features "A Bounty of Bubbles"

The popular Tastings at the Track wine tasting series continues on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m., with the theme “A Bounty of Bubbles: From Champagne to Prosecco." Guests will sample more than 75 bubblys from around the world -- inclusing French Champagne, Cava, Prosecco and American Sparklers...