Track News

Fair Grounds, OTB Locations To Close Temporarily

NEW ORLEANS, La (August 29, 2008) – Fair Grounds announced Friday it will temporarily close all of its facilities beginning Saturday because

Fair Grounds Concludes Inaugural Quarter Horse Meet

NEW ORLEANS, La (August 24, 2008) - The inaugural Quarter Horse meet at Fair Grounds concluded Sunday, leaving both track officials and horsemen pleased.

Randy Soth To Leave Fair Grounds Race Course

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2008) – Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or “Company”) (NASDAQ: CHDN) today announced that Randall E.

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.

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

Abbey Resigns As Fair Grounds Director Of Racing

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 11, 2008) - Sam Abbey has resigned as director of racing and racing secretary at Fair Grounds, track president Randy Soth announced Wednesday.

Fair Grounds Re-Launches Web Site

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 4, 2008) - Fair Grounds' official Web site was re-launched Wednesday.

Kentucky Derby To Be Shown On Jazz Fest Big Screen

NEW ORLEANS, La. (May 1, 2008) - The largest crowd to watch the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!