Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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  • Address: 1751 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70119, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5049445515
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Entertainment, Race Track, Family And Kids

The Fair Grounds Race Course is home to Louisiana Derby and you will find locals rooting for their favourite horses. The place has cash drawing severy hour on Saturdays and this is the peak time to grab a seat to see and feel the energy of the place.

Other than horse racing, you can also see Ostrich or Zebra racing here- which is quiet unique to derby racing but is worth the visit. The in-house clubhouse adds to the whole experience.

Entrance Ticket Details For Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

General Admission:

  • Free daily.
  • Exceptions: Stakes Days, Starlight Racing & Specialty Programming - USD 5 GA

Clubhouse Admission:

  • Adult: USD 10 per person daily.
  • Exception: Louisiana Derby Day: USD 15

For any other prices and bookings visit the official website.

How to Reach Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

  • By Bus: Esplanade at Maurepas
  • By Tram: Museum of Art (2.25 kilometres away)
  • By renting a Car/ Bike.
  • By Taxi.

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  • Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Address: 1751 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70119, United States
  • Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Contact Number: +1-5049445515
  • Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Timing: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Best time to visit Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots(preferred time): 10:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots: 02:30 Hrs
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  • 0.4% of people who visit New Orleans include Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Reviews & Ratings

  • Liked it a lot better 30 years ago when you could bring a cooler & your own BBQue pit. Jazz Fest is too commercial now. My husband camped out in the rain for Rolling Stones tickets only 2 be cancelled. He had a hard time with long walks to get money refunded. Don't think I'll be doing Jazz Fest anymore. It was great b4 the world attended. Too crowded now4my enjoyment.

  • Great Food,a lot of new machines.Off track racing from many horse racing track.Great free drinks available. Great way to enjoy the day.Excellent security. Live horse racing in November

  • Slots are getting really tight. Very difficult to win. Can't even get a playback. Doesn't make it fun to play slots anymore. Customer service isn't good either cocktail service is lousy. Losing money and can't even get a drink when playing have a question. No one to ask. Closed down area have never been able to use parking card. Never did work. No one ever around to tell problem to or correct very dissapointed

  • I simply loved it. Place where you can drink eat bet on horses get together with friends! Great date night!

  • I have been going to the Racetrack Casino since day 1 when they first opened! I enjoy casino gaming and mingling with people I sit in the mist of! The waiters/waitresses are pleasantly nice! My recent visit I won a little something extra but no comparison to what I have loss over time....but that's why it's called gambling! NOTE: If only I can win something really big!!!🤩🤩🤩

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  • when is louisiana derby and how do I purchase tickets to clubhouse admission

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    • Derby Place, Lousiana is only a 5 minutes' drive from Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The admission price for Derby Place Lousiana is $10 and you can get the tickets from their office itself. 

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