Fair Grounds Race Course popular Starlight Racing Series, presented by Miller Lite and Blue Moon, returns Friday, December 20 for the second of five special Starlight Racing events throughout the Fair Grounds thoroughbred racing season.
First post is scheduled for 6pm ET.
The Starlight Racing dates scheduled for the 2013-2014 season are:
- November 22 (Opening Night featuring Exotic animal races, live music by Chee Weez in the Clubhouse and DJ San-D in the Miller Time Beer Garden);
- December 20 (live music by Bucktown All-Stars in the Clubhouse and DJ Crush in the Miller Time Beer Garden);
- January 17 (live music by Groovy 7 in the Clubhouse and DJ Digital in the Miller Time Beer Garden);
- February 7 (featuring Team Ghost Riders and live music by The TopCats in the Clubhouse and DJ San-D Miller Time Beer Garden);
- March 14 (live music by The Mixed Nuts in the Clubhouse and DJ Kemistry in the Miller Time Beer Garden).
About Fair Grounds Race Course
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 Select Market: CHDN); it also operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 11 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana. The 142nd Thoroughbred Racing Season – highlighted by the 101st running of the $1 million Louisiana Derby – will run from November 2013 through March 2014. More information can be found online at www.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.