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Starlight Racing Jan. 13, Upcoming Events, Slots Open Daily

NEW ORLEANS (January 13, 2017) – Tonight marks the return of the popular Starlight Racing series presented by Miller Lite at Fair Grounds. Known locally as an exciting ‘see and be seen’ event, tonight’s event features live music in the clubhouse from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. by The Phunky Monkeys, with DJ TAF providing music in the Starlight tent. Standout local food pop-ups Bratz Y’all and Frencheeze will serve food on the track apron.

Other popular upcoming dates include Road to the Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone on Jan. 21, Twilight Racing with live music and entertainment at 3 p.m. on Jan. 28, Starlight Racing at 5 p.m. on Feb. 10 and Wiener Dog Racing on March 4.

The Fair Grounds Slots floor continues to operate during its usual business hours from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Sunday, and features the $25,000 Big Dollar Derby Promotion in Slots every Friday through March.

“Although the backstretch has been impacted by the current quarantine, our entire team in the grandstand and in slots remains committed to providing the same outstanding product and services that Fair Grounds visitors have come to expect,” said Brad Bryant, Fair Grounds Senior Director of Operations.

The remainder of the live racing week includes racing at 1:25 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Live racing will continue next week Thursday through Sunday with 1:25 p.m. post times except for Saturday’s Road to the Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone featuring the Grade III Lecomte Stakes with a special first post of 12:30 p.m.