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Dick Powell's Melbourne Cup Blog--Monday.

DICK POWELL'SMELBOURNE CUP BLOG Monday at Flemington "Cup Day, and Cup Day only, commands an attention, an interest, and an enthusiasm which are universal -- and spontaneous, not perfunctory. Cup Day is supreme, it has no rival. I can call to mind no specialized annual day, in any country,...

Dick Powell's Melbourne Cup Blog

DICK POWELL'SMELBOURNE CUP BLOG Thursday (10/29) - 5:05 p.m. Pacific time It's been an interesting trip so far and we aren't even halfway there. Going to the Melbourne Cup requires a lot of stamina. It basically takes a day and a half to get there but after doing it last year this year should be a...

Fair Grounds Connections Prominent in Nov. 6-7 Breeders' Cup

For the first time, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will open its racing season on the same weekend as the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, November 6 and 7, allowing patrons to wager on live racing in New Orleans as well as the simulcast of the sport’s richest event. 

Breeders' Cup Simulcast Highlights Opening Weekend

For the first time, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will open its racing season on the same weekend as the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, November 6 and 7, allowing patrons to wager on live racing in New Orleans as well as the simulcast of the sport’s richest event.   “To have both...

Brisnet Prime Power picks.

One of the most consistent overall rating found anywhere is the Brisnet Prime Power rating. While horses that are ranked clear of their competition on Prime Power win at a remarkable rate, value can be also found by looking at runners that are rated second or third. A few examples are seen on the...

Mulvihill Named Communications and Pari-mutuel Marketing Manager

Jim Mulvihill, a New Orleans native, has been named Communications and Pari-mutuel Marketing Manager at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Mulvihill served as Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie’s Media Relations Associate for more than three years, including the Breeders’ Cup Meeting of 2004. He...

Fair Grounds to be Showcased on HorseplayerPRO.com Chats

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has partnered with www.HorseplayerPRO.com to provide interactive online discussions between horse racing fans and a panel of experts each race day beginning Sunday, November 8, and continuing throughout Fair Grounds’ upcoming Thoroughbred meet. The 138th Racing...

Fair Grounds to be Showcased on HorseplayerPRO.com Chats

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has partnered with www.HorseplayerPRO.com to provide interactive online discussions between horse racing fans and a panel of experts each race day beginning Sunday, November 8, and continuing throughout Fair Grounds’ upcoming Thoroughbred meet. The 138th Racing...

Fair Grounds to Offer HD Simulcast Signal

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will offer high definition (“HD”) simulcasts of all of its races when the historic New Orleans track opens its 2009-2010 Thoroughbred meet on Nov. 6. In doing so, Fair Grounds will become the second Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) track, and only the third...

Fair Grounds to Offer High-Definition Simulcast Signal

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will offer high definition (“HD”) simulcasts of all of its races when the historic New Orleans track opens its 2009-2010 Thoroughbred meet on Nov. 6. In doing so, Fair Grounds will become the second Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) track, and only the third...