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Starlight Racing This Friday with The Mixed Nuts

Even though the last of nine live Thoroughbred races on Friday’s Starlight Racing program is set for just before 9 p.m., Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced today that headlining musical

Night School Coming to FairGroundsRaceCourse.com

 

Lamarque Ford the Perfect Partner for Risen Star Stakes and Louisiana Derby Preview Day

In 1987, a Louisiana-born car dealer named Ronnie Lamarque became nationally recognized horse racing royalty as co-owner of Risen Star, a son of Secretariat who wo

Hotel Monteleone and Fair Grounds Continue Long History on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day

Hotel Monteleone and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, two New Orleans institutions that each date back to the 19th Century, have been closely assoc

Three-Year-Old Stakes Highlight Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Presented by Hotel Monteleone

A pair of $100,000 stakes for 3-year-olds with Derby and Oaks aspirations highlight a 13-race program with six stakes on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Presented by Hotel Monteleone

Record Corporate Partners to Start 2011

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is starting 2011 with more corporate partners than at any time in the track’s 139-year history.

Five Percent Purse Boost Announced

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced today a 5 percent increase of overnight purses, effective Thursday (Jan. 6).

Fair Grounds to Host Claiming Crown For First Time in 2011

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans, Louisiana will host the 13th running of the Claiming Crown on Saturday, December 3, 2011.

Santa Super Saturday Seminars

GARY WEST FAN EDUCATION SEMINAR DEC 18 – Veteran turf writer and handicapper Gary West will kick off a new Fan Education series with a free hour-long seminar bef

Fair Grounds Horses Prominent in Breeders' Cup

Nineteen horses that have raced at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots are among the 184 pre-entries announced today for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the 14-race, $26 million extravaganz