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Alternate Routes to Fair Grounds For Weekend I-610 Closure

WHAT: I-610 will be closed from Friday night until Monday morning for the demolition of the Wisner Bridge of I-610.

Clubhouse Reservations Open October 20


Free Online Contest, Louisiana Derby Wars, Starts Wednesday!


Sunday Notes: Ray Salmen to Enter FG Hall of Fame Monday


By Graham Ross, Staff Writer

Two Big Carryovers On Saturday's Preview Day Card


Two Turf Stakes Moved to Jan. 26

NEW ORLEANS (Wednesday, January 16, 2013) – Two turf stakes scheduled for Saturday’s Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Presented by Hotel Monteleone – the $125,000 Col. E.R.

Media Alert: Meet Racing Zebras, Ostriches at Special Media Preview Friday Morning



Statement Regarding Hawthorne Quarantine

Due to the recent outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) at Hawthorne Race Course, horses that have been based at Hawthorne will not be admitted onto Fair Grounds property until further notice.

Media Alert: Infield Fest Press Conference Tuesday at 2 p.m.


Remainder of Summer QH Meet Canceled in Aftermath of Hurricane Isaac