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Super Bowl Sunday First Post Moved Up to 11:30 am

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has moved up first post for Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, to 11:30 a.m. CST. The nine-race program will end by 3:30 p.m.

FG to Reduce Purses Starting Sunday

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will reduce purses of overnight races by nine-percent, effective Sunday, January 31, and trim the value of 12 stakes events.

Fair Grounds Donates Saints Tickets to Young Cancer Patient

A nine-year-old Drew Brees fan staying at New Orleans’ Patrick F.

Saturday is Road to the Derby Kickoff Day!

Here's a summary of everything you need to know about Saturday’s big day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Fair Grounds Stars Rachel Alexandra, Asmussen Win Big at Eclipse Awards

Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Fair Grounds Oaks winner stabled in New Orleans, was named Horse of the Year at the conclusion of Monday’s 39th annual Eclipse Awards at the Four Seasons Be

Fair Grounds Resident Rachel Alexandra Up for Horse of the Year Monday

Superstar filly Rachel Alexandra, undefeated in eight starts as a 3-year-old including an unforgettable win in the Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks, could be named Horse of the Year at the annual

Starlight Racing Will Shine in Any Weather

After days of abnormally low temperatures in New Orleans, warmer weather has settled over the Crescent City just in time for Fair Grounds’ initial Starlight Racing Program Friday night – the first

Louisiana Derby Set for National NBC Sports Broadcast on USA Network

Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ:  CHDN) and NBC Sports today announced a partnership to present three broadcasts featuring six Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown prep races this spring leading up

Starlight Racing Kicks Off Friday with The Wise Guys, Drago's and More

Starlight Racing—a new upscale night racing experience with specialty drinks in the trackside Miller Beer Garden chalet, live music by The Wise Guys, world famous charbroiled o

FG Regular Bryan Wagner Wins $100k as 2009 NHC Tour Champion

Fair Grounds regular Bryan Wagner, a 66-year-old insurance executive from New Orleans, used a second-place finish at the December 26-27 Surfside Race Place qualifier in Del Mar, Calif., to c