Tuesday, January 6, 2015

MEDIA ALERT: Fair Grounds Postpones Stick Pony Racing

1751 Gentilly Blvd.,   New Orleans, LA 70119   www.fairgroundsracecourse.com
Contact: Brian W. Spencer, Racing Analyst/Racing Communications, 504.948.1233, brian.spencer@fgno.com

 NEW ORLEANS (January 6, 2015) – Due to unforeseen circumstances, Fair Grounds will be postponing the novelty stick pony racing event that was scheduled for Saturday, January 10 until further notice.
Additional information will be communicated to the public and media outlets as it becomes available.
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 Select Market: CHDN); it also operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 11 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana. The 143rd Thoroughbred Racing Season – highlighted by the 102nd running of the Louisiana Derby – will run from November 2014 through March 2015. More information can be found online at www.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.  

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