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Kentucky Derby Produces Big Easy Tri

Kentucky Derby 137 was widely called one of the most difficult in history to decipher, but hitting the trifecta turned out to be easy, as in ‘Big Easy.’ All of the top three finishers have connecti

140th Thoroughbred Meet to Open Thanksgiving Day

The 140th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will encompass 84 live racing days, from Nov.

Fair Grounds Slots, OTB Open Evenings During Jazz Fest

The 600-plus state-of-the-art slot machines and the Grandstand OTB facility at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will be open for business every evening during the annual New Orleans Jazz &

Fair Grounds Donates $10k to Children's Hospital, $7k to Horse Rescue Groups

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots presented a $10,000 check to Children’s Hospital at the charity’s annual Sugarplum Ball held here Friday night.

Meet Leaders & Champions

Twenty-three-year-old sensation Rosie Napravnik concluded the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots as the meet’s leading jockey with

Claiming Crown Nomination Schedule and Forms Now Available

The nomination schedule and forms for the 2011 running of the $500,000 Claiming Crown are now available on the newly redesigned ClaimingCrown.com website (ww

Into the Stretch at Fair Grounds...

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has saved the best for last with a jam-packed schedule of special events over the final week of the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season, highlighted by

Family Fun Day Returns to Fair Grounds March 20

Bring the kids for an unforgettable afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when Family Fun Day returns March 20 with a petting zoo, two inflatable bounce houses, face painting, a rock-cl

"Letters from the Backside" at Fair Grounds Louisiana Derby Weekend

The Neighborhood Story Project, a local nonprofit in partnership with the University of New Orleans that facilitates area residents publishing books about their own communities, wi