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Visit the Fair Grounds Race Course for a Unique New Orleans Experience

Photo: Cheryl Gerber

The Fair Grounds Race Course, or the race tracks, as its known by locals in New Orleans, is America’s third oldest horse racing track located in the heart of the city. You’ll find thoroughbred & exotic animal races, slots and much more year-round at the race tracks. Located in historic Mid-City fairgrounds neighborhood, the Fair Grounds has been a New Orleans staple since 1852. Have a look and see for yourself!

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