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Since 1852, Fair Grounds Race Course has been a part of the cultural fabric of this wonderful city. With great pleasure, we offer our considerable experience, southern hospitality and unique facilities to make your occasion truly memorable. Whether it's a group for "A Day at the Races" to watch...

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Girvin wears Lucky 7 in KY Derby

Two outstanding performances at Fair Grounds have propelled Girvin into the top echelon of chances for the 2017 Kentucky Derby. Trained by Joe Sharp, Girvin won his debut Dec. 16 at Fair Grounds, before being switched to turf for the Keith Gee Memorial Overnight Stakes Feb. 4, where he finished...

Hours of Operation for Jazz Fest 2017

The Slots and the OTB at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will be open for business every evening during the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell, also known as Jazz Fest, April 28-30 and May 4-7. Even though the Slots and Simulcasting will suspend play during the...

Plaisance, Cox, Geroux Secure Meet Titles; Honorable Duty Named Horse of the Meet

Owner Keith Plaisance, trainer Brad Cox and jockey Florent Geroux have secured championship titles at the 2016-17 Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots meet. Fourteen victories propelled Keith Plaisance to his first meet title at the Fair Grounds, just nosing out defending champion Midwest...

Honorable Duty Refuses to Lose in New Orleans

 DARRS, Inc.’s Brendan Walsh-trained Honorable Duty cannot catch a break with bettors at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, but that does not stop him from breaking through to victory. In his third consecutive stakes event this season, the son of Distorted Humor proved superior to his...

Farrell Infallible in Fair Grounds Oaks

Coffeepot Stables’ homebred Farrell was pure class on Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, taking the Grade II $400,000 Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Oaks for trainer Wayne Catalano by 3¼ lengths to catapult her into possible favoritism for the Grade I $1,000,000 Longines...

Farrell Infallible in Fair Grounds Oaks

Coffeepot Stables’ homebred Farrell was pure class on Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, taking the Grade II $400,000 Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Oaks for trainer Wayne Catalano by 3¼ lengths to catapult her into possible favoritism for the Grade I $1,000,000 Longines...

Girvin From Good to Great in Louisiana Derby

Much like five weeks ago in the Grade II Risen Star Stakes, Brad Grady’s Joe Sharp-trainedGirvin showed professionalism and immense promise when outclassing eight rivals in the 104th  Grade II $1,000,000 Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby on Saturday afternoon. After breaking from post eight and...