Keyword: Fair Grounds Race Course

  • Mo Tom

    Amoss Seeks Clear Sailing for Mo Tom

    Louisiana-based owners and a Louisiana-based trainer hope the home cooking works for their Mo Tom, who hopes to turn the tables on Gun Runner in the March 26 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds

  • Street Babe (left) fights off Mystery Train to win the Mineshaft.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-4J9vVmz">Order This Photo</a>

    Street Babe Upsets Mineshaft Handicap

    Making just his third career start Feb. 21, and sent off at odds of 21-1, Anstu Stables' Street Babe upset the $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

  • CDI Reports Slight First Quarter Loss

    Churchill Downs Inc. reported April 23 that the racetrack and gaming company's revenues increased $19.4 million to total a record $167.3 million during the first three months of 2014.

  • CDI Reports Second-Quarter Net Earnings Drop

    Churchill Downs Inc. reported net earnings of $29.3 million in the second quarter, a decrease of 12% compared with net earnings of $33.4 million over the same period last year. Those figures break down to $2.11 per share and $2.46 per share, respectively.

  • Fair Grounds to Assist Seniors in Rebuilding Effort

    Fair Grounds Race Course, in conjunction with the New Orleans Council on Aging, Lowe's and the City of New Orleans, announced the launch of a program to assist local senior citizens in rebuilding their homes July 18.

  • Casino Manager to Head Fair Grounds Slot Operations

    Austin Miller, who has spent the last 15 years in managerial positions in the casino industry, has been named to the new position of vice president and general manager of slots operations and OTBs at Fair Grounds Race Course, track president Randall Soth announced Friday.

  • Fair Grounds Adds March 12 Racing Date

    Fair Grounds Race Course will conduct a live racing program on Monday, March 12, to make up for an earlier cancellation this season, track president Randall Soth announced Feb. 9.

  • Miller Resigns Positions with Churchill Downs

    Mike Miller has resigned his executive posts at Churchill Downs Inc. to accept the position of chief financial officer of Poe Companies, a commercial real estate development company located in Louisville, Ky. His final day with Churchill Downs will be Jan. 26.

  • Fair Grounds Set to Open on Thanksgiving

    Fair Grounds is set to open Thanksgiving Day, marking the return of live racing to the New Orleans track following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The meet is scheduled to run Nov.23-March 25, with 81 days of racing. The main reconstruction of the facility has been completed.

  • Restored Fair Grounds to Open for Training

    Fair Grounds Race Course reopens for training Thursday for the first time since the New Orleans track was devastated during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath 14 months ago.

  • Fair Grounds Accepting Stall Applications

    Fair Grounds Race Course is now accepting stall applications for the 2006-07 racing season, its first back in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina.

  • Fair Grounds Hikes Purses 18%, Adds Stakes

    Fair Grounds Race Course announced Friday that it is increasing its purse schedule by 18% and adding five new stakes races for Louisiana breds to its Harrah's Louisiana Downs schedule.

  • Fair Grounds to Open Five OTB Locations

    Fair Grounds Race Course will open five of its Finish Line off-track betting locations Oct. 26, Fair Grounds President and General Manager Randall Soth announced Monday. Four of the OTBs reopening also offer video poker.

  • Fair Grounds Numbers Decline

    Fair Grounds Race Course concluded its 2004 winter meet Sunday with across-the-board decreases in daily averages.