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Thoroughbred Dates Approved: 141st Meet 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

100th Louisiana Derby Set for March 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS (Friday, April 6, 2012) – The 100th Louisiana Derby will be run on March 30, 2013, five weeks out from the 139th

Meet Honors: Nates Mineshaft Named Horse of the Meet

NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, April 5, 2012) – Windy Hill Farms’ Nates Mineshaft, winner of the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (Gr.

Owner Zayat on Nehro Scratch

Owner Ahmed Zayat on the scratch of Nehro:“He came back tied up (from his exercise Saturday morning). He’s fine right now.

Pick 18 Pays $4,667

NEW ORLEANS(Friday, March 30, 2012) – The first-ever Pick 18 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots returned $4,667.05 to a single bettor who had

Take the Streetcar to Fair Grounds from the French Quarter

On a day when the weather is mild there is no more enjoyable way for out-of-town visitors to reach Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots than on New Orleans’ historic streetcar line, which has been

Video: Katie Mikolay Weekend Preview


Fair Grounds to Offer Pick 18 Friday

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will offer a one-time-only Pick 18 on Friday’s gargantuan 18-race card that kicks off at 12:40 p.m. CDT and continues well into the evening.