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Fair Grounds Releases Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule for 2018


Fair Grounds Race Course have releases their 2018 QH stakes schedule.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA—JUNE 15, 2018—Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, which opens its 10 day 2018 American Quarter Horse meet on August 16, has released their 2018 QH Stakes Schedule headed by the RG1 $150,000-added LQHBA Sale Futurity.

The restricted Grade 1 sale futurity is for 2-Year-Olds who passed through the 2017 LQHBA Yearling Sale in Kinder, Louisiana or the LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale (as long as they are paid to date in the LQHBA Louisiana Million). Jrs Taylors Runaway, a $10,000 repurchase in the 2016 yearling sale, earned $118,889 for winning last year's $297,220 LQHBA Sale Futurity(RG1).

The 2018 Fair Grounds meet will run through Saturday, September 8. The complete stakes schedule includes:

FAIR GROUNDS STAKES SCHEDULE

Thursday, August 16, 2018
THE TREME STAKES - Grade RIII

$40,000 Guaranteed
For Louisiana-Bred 3-Year-Olds
350 Yards

Saturday, August 18, 2018
THE GENTILLY DASH STAKES

$25,000 Guaranteed
For 3-Year-Olds and Upward
Two Hundred And Fifty Yards

THE AUDUBON STAKES
$40,000 Guaranteed
For Louisiana-bred 3-Year-Olds and & Up Fillies And Mares
Three Hundred And Fifty Yards

Saturday, September 1, 2018
THE ESPLANADE STAKES

For 3-Year-Olds & Up
Three Hundred And Fifty Yards

THE FAUBOURG ST. JOHN STAKES
For 3-Year-Olds & Up
$25,000 Guaranteed
Eight Hundred And Seventy Yards

Saturday, September 8, 2018
LQHBA SALE FUTURITY – Grade R1

$150,000 Added
For Louisiana-Bred Two Year Olds
Three Hundred And Fifty Yards

THE DE SAIX STAKES
For Two-Year-Olds
$25,000 Guaranteed
Three Hundred Yards

THE FRENCH QUARTER STAKES
For 3-Year-Olds and Upward Fillies And Mares
$25,000 Guaranteed
Three Hundred And Thirty Yards

THE MID-CITY STAKES - Grade RII
For Louisiana-Bred 3-Year-Olds and Upward
$40,000 Guaranteed
Four Hundred And Forty Yards

THE LAKEVIEW DASH STAKES
Louisiana-Bred 3-Year-Olds and Upward
$40,000 Guaranteed
Two Hundred And Fifty Yards


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