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Jason Boulet Named Racing Secretary

Louisiana native Jason Boulet has been named racing secretary at Fair Grounds, track president Randy Soth announced Wednesday, July 23. Boulet, who worked at Fair Grounds from 2002-05 in a variety of capacitiies, has served as racing secretary at Evangeline Downs since 2005.

Jason Boulet Named Racing Secretary At Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La (July 23, 2008) - Louisiana native Jason Boulet has been named racing secretary at Fair Grounds, track president Randy Soth announced Wednesday. Boulet, 39, has served as racing secretary at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, La., since 2005. He is no stranger to Fair Grounds or racing...

Big Bucks! $547,821 Slot Jackpot Winner At Fair Grounds

Jimmy Burse, a New Orleans-area construction worker, became the biggest winner in the history of Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots when he hit a $547,821 statewide progressive MegaJackpot® on the Wheel of Fortune® quarters slot machine Friday night, July 11.

New Orleans Man Wins $547,821 Slot Jackpot At Fair Grounds

Jimmy Burse, a New Orleans-area construction worker, became the biggest winner in the 10-month history of Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots when he hit a $547,821 statewide progressive MegaJackpot® on the Wheel of Fortune® quarters slot machine Friday night, July 11.

New Orleans Man Wins $547,821 Slot Jackpot At Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 12, 2008) - Jimmy Burse, a New Orleans-area construction worker, became the biggest winner in the 10-month history of Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots when he hit a $547,821 statewide progressive MegaJackpot® on the Wheel of Fortune® quarters slot machine Friday night....

Five Stakes On Tap For Inaugural Quarter Horse Meet

Five stakes, each worth $40,000, will headline the inaugural Quarter Horse meet at Fair Grounds Aug. 20-24. The five stakes races have been named in honor of areas and neighborhoods of New Orleans.

Five Stakes On Tap For Inaugural FG Quarter Horse Meet

NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 3, 2008) - Five stakes, each worth $40,000, will headline the inaugural Quarter Horse meet at Fair Grounds Aug. 20-24. The five stakes races have been named in honor of areas and neighborhoods of New Orleans. The opening-day card will feature the City Park Stakes for 2-year-...

FG To Host Inaugural Quarter Horse Meet In August

The third-oldest home of Thoroughbred racing in the United States, will become the newest home of Quarter Horse racing this August. Track president Randy Soth announced that Fair Grounds will hold its inaugural Quarter Horse meet from Aug. 20-24.

Fair Grounds To Hold Inaugural Quarter Horse Meet In August

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 19, 2008) - Fair Grounds, the third-oldest home of Thoroughbred racing in the United States, will become the newest home of Quarter Horse racing this August.Track president Randy Soth announced Thursday that Fair Grounds will hold its inaugural Quarter Horse meet from Aug. 20...

Stephen Foster Super Saturday Has FG Flavor

While the focus will be squarely on the 4-year-old United States debut of Curlin in Saturday’s $1 million Grade I Stephen Foster Handicap, Fair Grounds fans will have the opportunity to see several horses that wintered in New Orleans. Though Curlin has never raced at Fair Grounds, he’s no stranger...