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Louisiana Derby

  • 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70119
  • 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70119
  • 1751 Gentilly Blvd.
    New Orleans, LA 70119

For 106 years, the Lousiana Derby has served as the premier horseracing competition for the state of Louisiana. Hosted at the Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots, this year's derby takes place March 23. 

Come out in your best derby attire and enjoy eight stakes races worth $2.36 million. The Louisiana Derby is raced on a dirt track and totals nine furloughs (1.8 miles). 

General admission tickets range from $10-20. Clubhouse boxes are available to reserve. 

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Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots, A Churchill Downs Co.

The third oldest track in the country offers a wide selection of seating options, ranging from ultra-modern dining facilities in a glass-enclosed clubhouse – complete with video monitors at each table – to...