Track News

Neighborhood Appreciation Day Jan. 17

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will show its love for the surrounding Gentilly, Bayou St.

New Chalmette OTB & Casino Open for Business

A new Fair Grounds OTB & Casino facility offering pari-mutuel wagering on horse races around the country, as well as 75 new video poker machines, is open for business at 8700 West Judge Perez i

FG Receives NTRA Safety and Integrity Accreditation

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced that Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance following

Super Hi-5 on Last Race Begins Dec. 26

Fair Grounds fans seeking an exciting way to recover from excess spending over the holidays might want to try their handicapping skills on the new Super Hi-5 wager that will be offered beginning th

Louisiana Champions Day Card Called After Race 8

The Louisiana Champions Day program at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots was called off after the eighth race due to hazardous weather, which included torrential rain and heavy winds.

March 13 Race Named "New Orleans Ladies"

A $200,000 stakes race for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on March 13 has been named the New Orleans Ladies, the track announced today.

Free Horse Ownership Seminar On the Rail Dec. 19

Trainer Bret Calhoun and owner Angus Lind will meet with fans at a free Horse Ownership Seminar hosted by Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Dec. 19 at 9:30 a.m.

Davidowitz Handicapping Seminar, Book Signing Dec. 19

Steve Davidowitz, author of the seminal handicapping guide Betting Thoroughbreds, will be at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Dec.

Thanksgiving Reservations Available in Black Gold Room

Even though the Clubhouse is booked solid, it’s not too late to get a reservation for the famous Thanksgiving Dinner at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Thursday, Nov. 26.

$13,800 to be Given Away for Anniversary Weekend, Nov. 13-15

Win a share of $13,800 in cash prizes to be given away this weekend as part of the First Anniversary of the Slots facility and the 138th anniversary of Thoroughbred racing at Fair Grounds Race Cour