Upon news of Rachel Alexandra’s retirement, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced today that the final prep race for the Fair Grounds Oaks will be named the Rachel Alexandra Stakes in hono
The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce the formation of a new program to promote and educate the public about American Quarter Horse racing at racetracks in North America.
On September 17, from 5-9 p.m., Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will present Fiesta Hispana, a new festival celebrating Latin Heritage on the week of Mexico’s bicentennial, as well as t
Randy Romero, who still holds the Fair Grounds single-season win record with 181 in 1983-84, was inducted into the National Racing Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Friday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
For most of Fair Grounds’ modern history, New Orleans racing fans had to wait eight months between Thoroughbred seasons to get a live racing fix.
The Louisiana Derby will be worth $1 million when it is run at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for the 98th time on March 26, 2011.
Pedro Zavala has been named as the new track superintendent at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Through the first half of 2010, horses that raced or trained at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots last season have gone on to win 15 graded stakes races at other tracks.
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Dorignac’s Food Center present Tastings at the Track, a series of Wednesday night wine tastings showcasing 25 top wines for $25 per person.
The fastest horses in the world will meet in New Orleans for the first time when Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots hosts the Bank of America Challenge Championships with four Grade I race