Keyword: Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend

  • Fair Grounds Meet Set to Begin

    Observing its traditional holiday start, Fair Grounds will open its doors Thanksgiving Day, beginning an 81-day meet highlighted by Louisiana Derby day, the richest day in Louisiana racing history, which will feature six stakes worth $2.2 million.

  • Jazz Quest, with Jesse Campbell up, wins the Grindstone Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds.

    Jazz Quest, Saint Anddan Lead Fair Grounds Upsets

    Jazz Quest began the parade of longshots on Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend at Fair Grounds in Saturday's $100,000 Grindstone Stakes. In the finale of a five-stakes program, Saint Anddan scored a mild upset when taking down the $150,000 Duncan F. Kenner Breeders' Cup Stakes.

  • 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.