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Final Starlight Racing March 19 Features The Nobles

The season’s third and final installment of Starlight Racing—a new upscale nightlife experience drawing thousands of novice fans to historic Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots—is set for

Fair Grounds Fun Day Coming March 20

Back by popular demand, a Fair Grounds tradition returns bigger and better than ever with a supersized Fair Grounds Fun Day on Saturday, March 20, from noon to 4 p.m.

Monday's Last Two Races Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has cancelled the last two races—Race 9 and Race 10—on Monday’s program due to inclement weather. Severe rain pounded the racetrack since mid-afternoon.

Rachel Alexandra Now Scheduled to Work at 10:30 am

Rachel Alexandra will now put in her scheduled workout this morning shortly after regular training hours, at 10:30 a.m.

Borel to be Honored at March 25 Hartack Gala

Each year the Bill Hartack Charitable Foundation hosts an Award Ceremony to honor the Kentucky Derby’s winning jockey.

Saints Fans Register a Saintly Thoroughbred Filly

Just weeks after the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl triumph, a couple from Pineville, La., registered a Louisiana-bred filly with The Jockey Club and named her Fleur de Leestown, which recog

Starlight Racing Friday to Encourage "Field of Dreamers"

Highlighting Friday’s second of three “Starlight Racing” programs to be held in New Orleans this winter will be the introduction of Fair Grounds’ new “Bet or No Bet” game.

Starlight Racing Returns February 19 With Bucktown Allstars

Following a successful January debut that packed the Miller Beer Garden chalet with young professionals seeking drink specials and charbroiled oysters, Starlight Racing returns to Fair Groun

Louisiana Derby, Fair Grounds Oaks Logos Released

Official event logos for the 97th Louisiana Derby and the 43rd Fair Grounds Oaks were released Monday by Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.   

Risen Star Noms Due February 6

Nominations for the February 20 Grade II, $300,000 Risen Star Stakes for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles are due Feb. 6.