By Brian Spencer —-
NEW ORLEANS (March 20, 2017) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots invites members of the media to the paddock at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 25 to cover the live Louisiana Derby Draw which includes the opportunity to interview select local connections entering horses.
Post positions for the 104th Grade II Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby will be drawn live by racing office staff in the paddock. The remainder of the Louisiana Derby Day card, including the Grade II Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Oaks, the Grade II New Orleans Handicap, and the Grade II Muniz Memorial Handicap will be drawn that same day.
For any additional inquiries or to request media credentials for Louisiana Derby week, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation’s third-oldest racetrack, has been in operation since 1872. Located in New Orleans, Fair Grounds is owned by Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ Global Market: CHDN); it also operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 11 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana. The 145th Thoroughbred Racing Season – highlighted by the 104th running of the Louisiana Derby – will run from November 2016 through April 2017. More information can be found online at www.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.