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Fair Grounds Announces 2008-09 Stakes Schedule

NEW ORLEANS, La (September 24, 2008) - Major event days are once again the highlight of Fair Grounds' 2008-09 stakes schedule announced Wednesday.

Favorites Fall In FG Stakes Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La (August 23, 2008) - It was a bad day for odds-on favorites Saturday at Fair Grounds, as the prohibitive choices of the public were beaten in all three Quarter Horse stakes.

Bjs Dasher Wins City Park On FG Quarter Horse Opening Day

NEW ORLEANS, La (August 20, 2008) - Bjs Dasher captured the $40,000 City Park Stakes at Fair Grounds Wednesday, the opening day of the track's inaugural Quarter Horse meet.

Inaugural FG Quarter Horse Meet Opens Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS, La (August 19, 2008) - A new rite of summer begins Wednesday with the opening of the inaugural Quarter Horse meet at Fair Grounds.

Stall Applications For FG Thoroughbred Meet Available

NEW ORLEANS, La. (August 15, 2008) - Stall applications for the 137th Thoroughbred season of racing at Fair Grounds are now available.

Countdown To Quarter Horse Meet Underway

NEW ORLEANS, La. (August 11, 2008) - Live racing at Fair Grounds, usually reserved for the winter, is about to be part of the New Orleans summer.

Five Stakes On Tap For Inaugural FG Quarter Horse Meet

NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 3, 2008) - Five stakes, each worth $40,000, will headline the inaugural Quarter Horse meet at Fair Grounds Aug. 20-24.

Fair Grounds To Hold Inaugural Quarter Horse Meet In August

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 19, 2008) - Fair Grounds, the third-oldest home of Thoroughbred racing in the United States, will become the newest home of Quarter Horse racing this August.

Fair Grounds Ties Plentiful At Kentucky Derby

NEW ORLEANS, La. (April 30, 2008) - Led by Louisiana Derby winner Pyro, seven horses who raced at Fair Grounds this winter were entered for Saturday's 134th Kentucky Derby Pr