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Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans

Categories: Casinos & Gambling, Horse Tracks, Arenas & Stadiums, Fun & Games, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is the third-oldest racetrack in America. The track is located in New Orleans and also houses a 600-game slots casino. Fair Grounds annually hosts a number of major events that are part of the fabric of the city's rich cultural history, including Thanksgiving Day racing, the Louisiana Derby and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell.
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  • Great in the sun or in the rain. Bring your chair and hat. Stay cool and dry in the Jazz, Gospel, Blues or Economy tents. Ready for next year! 
  • I'd never been to a race track before, and this place is a good one for a first visit! We had a great day at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course! We came on a gorgeous day, which is a big part of...  read more »
  • We spent a very fun Saturday at the Races. Walking around was easy, the staff is friendly and helpful. You can get very close to the horses, grooms, and jockeys. The betting machines are easy to under...  read more »
  • We had a lot of fun here. The venue was clean snd comfortable.
  • never been there,, but seem like a lot of good races & jockies there. come from simulcast point of view >>>> (CAMERA MAN) REALLY NEED TO UPGRADE EITHER SKILL OR EQUIPMENT BAD >> STOP USING SWITCH ZOOM OR WHATEVER YOU WAS DOING ITS ANNOYING..
  • OK, if you live in New Orleans and have not done so you have to come to the Fair Grounds for afternoon horse racing. It is great to watch from outside but even better to spend the few extra bucks to sit in the clubhouse and have a delicious lunch while watching the races.
  • I came here for Jazz Fest and it was amazing! The drinks were cheap and the music was out of this world! LOVED IT!!!!!
  • Beautiful track with classy locals. Thanksgiving day races bring out big hats and fancy costumes. Auxiliary races include zebra and ostrich races. The indoor casino is small but very nice. The fairgrounds is home to the world famous Jazz and haritage festival. To be here is to be apart of history.
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