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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

DreamBet, Hat Contest and Romero Book Signing Highlight Derby Day Events

A $10,000 Derby DreamBet wager, the annual Louisiana Derby Hat Contest and a book signing with retired jockey Randy Romero highlight the festivities surrounding Saturday’s Loui

Three Stakes Reduced By $100k Each

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will reduce the purses of three stakes races still to be run this season—the Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks, the Grade II Mervin H. Muniz Jr.

Louisiana Derby Week, March 21-27, Packed With Events

A charity golf tournament to benefit backstretch workers, the annual Bill Hartack Charitable Foundation reception honoring the previous year’s Kentucky Derby-winning jockey, and a rich Fair Grounds