Fair Grounds Meet Coverage on HRTV
Date Posted: 11/16/2007 4:23:55 PM
Last Updated: 11/18/2007 2:51:46 PM

Fair Grounds Race Course
Photo: Skip Dickstein

From HRTV

HRTV will provide comprehensive live coverage of the 2007-08 Fair Grounds beginning Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day. The 81-day meet runs through March 23.

In addition, HRTV is carrying full coverage of the Delta Downs Racetrack & Casino meet, which is under way and runs through March 29, 2008.

Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La., will conduct racing four days a week (Thursday through Sunday) during the first month of the meet, and add Mondays beginning Dec. 24.  Post time is set for 12:35 p.m. CST.

Fair Grounds will offer 64 stakes worth $7.3 million during the meet. Louisiana Derby (gr. II) day is scheduled for March 8.

Delta Downs, located in southwest Louisiana near the Texas border, races Wednesdays through Saturdays with first post at 6:30 p.m. CST. The $1-million Delta Jackpot (gr. III) is set for Dec. 7, while Louisiana Premier Night is scheduled for Feb. 2.

HRTV will provide expanded coverage of both programs.



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