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Quarter Horse Racing Kicks Off August 16th!

2019 Quarter Horse Race Dates

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Quarter Horse Racing Kicks Off August 16th!

2019 Quarter Horse Race Dates

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Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation’s third-oldest racetrack, has been in operation since 1872. Located in New Orleans, Fair Grounds operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 13 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana.

Racing

Win, Place or Show. Regardless of your wager, there's one bet that's guaranteed to pay off...you are sure to have a blast experiencing live racing at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, one of the nation's oldest and premiere race tracks. 2019-2020 Thoroughbred racing begins on Thanksgiving Day 2019!

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Our Casino

With 11 locations to serve you across southeast Louisiana, and two more coming soon, you are guaranteed to have fun playing the hottest themes in the market. Our friendly team will make you feel right at home plus, you'll enjoy taking part in our free play drawings happening regularly.

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Featured Promotions

Fair Grounds hosts a wide-variety of special events and programs throughout the racing season. Check out our calendar and upcoming events to plan your visit.

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Fairground Race Course

Birthday Blowout

August 01, 2017

On your birthday, swipe at the kiosk to redeem your free slot play present!

Fairground Race Course

Club 50 20x Points & Lunch on us!

April 01, 2019

Club 50 members have the chance to win up to 20x points every Monday & Tuesday ALL DAY! Club 50 members who earn 30 points before 1pm will earn a $10 food voucher valid same day only. Players can participate by swiping their Twin Spires Slots Rewards Card at the kiosk before 1pm.

Fairground Race Course

New Member Program

June 24, 2019

All new Twin Spires Slot Rewards Club members who play on the day of enrollment will receive free slot play, equivalent to their losses up to $100. Losses must equal a minimum of $10 to qualify for free slot play. Guest will receive free slot play offers in two equal coupons! Guests should see the Cashier’s Cage for specific details.

Fairground Race Course

Redd’s Hot Slot Zone

April 01, 2019

Are you reddy? Now live on the slots floor is the Redd’s Hot Slot Zone! Guests playing games in this area will receive free Redd’s Apple Ale products!

Fairground Race Course

Birthday Blowout

August 01, 2017

On your birthday, swipe at the kiosk to redeem your free slot play present!

Fairground Race Course

Club 50 20x Points & Lunch on us!

April 01, 2019

Club 50 members have the chance to win up to 20x points every Monday & Tuesday ALL DAY! Club 50 members who earn 30 points before 1pm will earn a $10 food voucher valid same day only. Players can participate by swiping their Twin Spires Slots Rewards Card at the kiosk before 1pm.

Fairground Race Course

New Member Program

June 24, 2019

All new Twin Spires Slot Rewards Club members who play on the day of enrollment will receive free slot play, equivalent to their losses up to $100. Losses must equal a minimum of $10 to qualify for free slot play. Guest will receive free slot play offers in two equal coupons! Guests should see the Cashier’s Cage for specific details.

Fairground Race Course

Redd’s Hot Slot Zone

April 01, 2019

Are you reddy? Now live on the slots floor is the Redd’s Hot Slot Zone! Guests playing games in this area will receive free Redd’s Apple Ale products!

Featured Events

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Fairground Race Course

2019 Quarter Horse Racing

September 06, 2019

Fairground Race Course

2019 Quarter Horse Racing

August 16, 2019

Fairground Race Course

2019 Quarter Horse Racing

August 22, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Cochon De Lait Fundraiser

March 12, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Exotic Animal Racing

January 26, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Jazz It Up Jazz Fest Ticket Giveaway

April 07, 2019

Fairground Race Course

LA Derby Preview

February 16, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament

March 19, 2019

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

March 01, 2019

Every Thursday in March we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

February 01, 2019

Every Thursday in February we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

Fairground Race Course

OTB Customer Appreciation Party

April 18, 2019

This month, our OTBs will show their thanks at their Customer Appreciation party on Thursday, April 18, from 6:00pm-8:00pm (in Covington from 3:00pm-5:00pm). Players will enjoy food, drinks & special cash drawings. Let’s have another great month!

Fairground Race Course

Ride Into the New Year Mercedes GLC 300 Giveaway

April 20, 2019

Join us for our Ride into the New Year Finale Event on Saturday, April 20th, in the 1872 Room! The party will take place from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, and we will be drawing for our finalists of the Ride into the New Year Promotion at 8:30pm!

Fairground Race Course

Spirited Sundays

February 03, 2019

Every Sunday enjoy a $4 Absolut Martini or Blood Mary throughout the live racing season!

Fairground Race Course

The Louisiana Derby – Presented by Twinspires.com

March 23, 2019

Fairground Race Course

The Road to the Derby Kick-off

January 19, 2019

Come experience The Road to the Derby Kick-off presented by Hotel Monteleone on January 19 with first post at 12:30pm!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 11, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 31, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 14, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 21, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 28, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 01, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 05, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 13, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 20, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Weekend Wine’d Up

February 01, 2019

Wine'd Up your weekend with a glass of fine wine in the Clubhouse during the live racing season! Featuring select $4 glasses of The Velvet Devil Merlot & Kung Fu Girl Riesling wine. Available each Friday from 12 pm - 5 pm with the exception of Starlight Racing dates.

Fairground Race Course

Wiener Dog Racing

March 09, 2019

Fairground Race Course

2019 Quarter Horse Racing

September 06, 2019

Fairground Race Course

2019 Quarter Horse Racing

August 16, 2019

Fairground Race Course

2019 Quarter Horse Racing

August 22, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Cochon De Lait Fundraiser

March 12, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Exotic Animal Racing

January 26, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Jazz It Up Jazz Fest Ticket Giveaway

April 07, 2019

Fairground Race Course

LA Derby Preview

February 16, 2019

Fairground Race Course

Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament

March 19, 2019

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

March 01, 2019

Every Thursday in March we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

fairground drink specials

Miller Lite Throwback Thursdays

February 01, 2019

Every Thursday in February we're offering $2 Miller Lite and $2 hot dogs at all concession locations!

Fairground Race Course

OTB Customer Appreciation Party

April 18, 2019

This month, our OTBs will show their thanks at their Customer Appreciation party on Thursday, April 18, from 6:00pm-8:00pm (in Covington from 3:00pm-5:00pm). Players will enjoy food, drinks & special cash drawings. Let’s have another great month!

Fairground Race Course

Ride Into the New Year Mercedes GLC 300 Giveaway

April 20, 2019

Join us for our Ride into the New Year Finale Event on Saturday, April 20th, in the 1872 Room! The party will take place from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, and we will be drawing for our finalists of the Ride into the New Year Promotion at 8:30pm!

Fairground Race Course

Spirited Sundays

February 03, 2019

Every Sunday enjoy a $4 Absolut Martini or Blood Mary throughout the live racing season!

Fairground Race Course

The Louisiana Derby – Presented by Twinspires.com

March 23, 2019

Fairground Race Course

The Road to the Derby Kick-off

January 19, 2019

Come experience The Road to the Derby Kick-off presented by Hotel Monteleone on January 19 with first post at 12:30pm!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 11, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Race

January 31, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this January!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 14, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 17, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 21, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

February 28, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this February!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 01, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 05, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 07, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 13, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 20, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Thoroughbred Racing

March 24, 2019

Watch thoroughbred horses race to the finish & experience the thrill of the live racing season this March!

Fairground Race Course

Weekend Wine’d Up

February 01, 2019

Wine'd Up your weekend with a glass of fine wine in the Clubhouse during the live racing season! Featuring select $4 glasses of The Velvet Devil Merlot & Kung Fu Girl Riesling wine. Available each Friday from 12 pm - 5 pm with the exception of Starlight Racing dates.

Fairground Race Course

Wiener Dog Racing

March 09, 2019

Want to Join The Fair Grounds Team?

If you are looking for a collaborative and entertainment driven working environment, then Fair Grounds may be the perfect fit for you. We have a variety of career opportunities within our Slots, Racing and OTB & Casino business units.
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