News August  23, 2017

Fair Grounds Opens Quarter Horse Meet Friday

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NEW ORLEANS, LA—AUGUST 17, 2017—Fair Grounds Race Course will kick off its 10-date meet for Quarter Horses that opens Friday.

The track will run in New Orleans will run 11 stakes during the meet with five of those races on its closing-day card Saturday, Sept. 9. The stakes program is worth a total of $585,000.

The first card of the season comprises 10 trial races for the $285,000 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sale Futurity, a restricted Grade 1 (see related story). The finale, the richest offering of the meet, anchors the card Sept. 9.

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