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Camel, Ostrich, Mascot Racing Coming Saturday; 'Tails & Ales' Beer Tasting Debuts Same Night

  By Jim Mulvihill, Communications & Pari-Mutuel Marketing Manager NEW ORLEANS (Tuesday, July 24, 2012) – Ostriches, camels and horses, oh my! For one night only on August 18, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will present live racing with camels and ostriches along with live Zydeco...

"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Auditions Coming to Fair Grounds July 27

  By Jim Mulvihill, Communications & Pari-Mutuel Marketing Manager “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” is hitting the road this summer to hold contestant auditions for the upcoming eleventh season of the show and has selected New Orleans as one of six cities that they will visit! “Millionaire...

Summer Quarter Horse Meet Info

NEW ORLEANS (Tuesday, July 17, 2012) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will present the first summer night racing program in track history on Aug. 18, a Saturday. Fair Grounds’ fifth Summer Quarter Horse Meet opens Aug. 15 and continues Wednesdays to Saturdays through Sept. 1. First post is 12...

Purses Boosted for Eight Races on Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule Worth More Than $7.4 Million

NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, June 28, 2012) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has boosted the purses of eight open-company races on its 2012-2013 stakes schedule released today, marking the third straight year the average stakes purse has increased at the New Orleans racetrack. Last season the track...

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Revamped Kentucky Derby Qualifying System Places Louisiana Derby in Top Tier of Prep Races

NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, June 14, 2012) – A revamped points-based qualifying system for the Kentucky Derby announced today includes the Louisiana Derby in the highest tier of prep races for the world’s most famous horse race. Under the new rules, 3-year-old Thoroughbreds will earn their way to the...

Revamped Kentucky Derby Qualifying System Positions Louisiana Derby in Highest Tier of Prep Races

  NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, June 14, 2012) – A revamped points-based qualifying system for the Kentucky Derby announced today includes the Louisiana Derby in the highest tier of prep races for the world’s most famous horse race. Under the new rules, 3-year-old Thoroughbreds will earn their way to...

141st Thoroughbred Racing Season to Open Thanksgiving Day

NEW ORLEANS (Wednesday, April 25, 2012) – The 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season atFair Grounds Race Course & Slots will encompass 84 live racing days, from Nov. 22, 2012 to March 31, 2013. The dates were approved at Monday’s quarterly meeting of the Louisiana State Racing Commission. The...

Watch and Wager On I'll Have Another at Fair Grounds and Fair Grounds OTB Casinos

NEW ORLEANS (Friday, June 1, 2012) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and its 10 OTB Casino locations throughout Southeast Louisiana will open early June 9 for wagering on the entire Belmont Stakes Day card from Belmont Park, where Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winnerI’ll Have Another...