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Zavala Named New Track Superintendent

Pedro Zavala has been named as the new track superintendent at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Fair Grounds Horses Piling Up Graded Stakes Wins

Through the first half of 2010, horses that raced or trained at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots last season have gone on to win 15 graded stakes races at other tracks.

Tastings at the Track are Back!

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Dorignac’s Food Center present Tastings at the Track, a series of Wednesday night wine tastings showcasing 25 top wines for $25 per person.

Fair Grounds to Host Bank of America Challenge Championships November 19

The fastest horses in the world will meet in New Orleans for the first time when Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots hosts the Bank of America Challenge Championships with four Grade I race

Super Saturday! Watch and Wager on the Preakness at Fair Grounds OTBs

The Triple Crown quest of Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver and Louisiana-born jockey Calvin Borel in the Preakness Stakes will be front and center Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Cours

Fair Grounds Will Return to Thanksgiving Opener for 2010-2011 Thoroughbred Season

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will open its 2010-2011 Thoroughbred Racing Season on Thanksgiving Day, Nov.

"And They're On..." New Kentucky Derby Slots Debut at Fair Grounds

The excitement of the “greatest two minutes in sports” can now be found anytime at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, where four brand new Kentucky Derby slot machines made their international d

Fair Grounds Will Be Well-Represented in Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks

Mission Impazible, winner of last month’s Grade II Louisiana Derby, remains on track for a start in the world’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, on May 1 at Churchill Downs in Lou

Tim Bryant Named FG President; Miller Heading to Calder

Churchill Downs Incorporated, (NASDAQ: CHDN) (“CDI”) today announced the hiring of Timothy (“Tim”) W.

Zardana Named Horse of the Meet; Bridgmohan, Asmussen, Heiligbrodt Win Titles

Arnold Zetcher’s Zardana, the 6-year-old mare who shipped in to defeat reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra in the $200,000 New Orleans Ladies, was named Horse of the Meet at Fair Gro