The Road to the Louisiana Derby begins in earnest on Jan. 19 with the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes (GIII) at one mile and 70 yards. The fillies kick off the Road to the Fair Grounds Oaks that same afternoon at the same distance in the $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes. Each race is worth 17 points (10 for first, four for second, two for third, one for fourth) toward Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks qualification.
Come watch top thoroughbreds compete in 5 stakes races worth over $600,000 in purses including the Grade III Col. E.R. Bradley and the Grade III Lecomte. There will be numerous activities for the kids as it will also be another edition of our Family Day! Please continue to check our website for additional updates.