Fair Grounds Announces Stakes Schedule

American Quarter Horse meet start to run from August 15 to September 5.

Press Release

The Fair Grounds stakes schedule will feature the Restricted Grade 1 LQHBA Sales Futurity.

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced its 2014 stakes schedule for the seventh annual summer American Quarter Horse meet set August 15 through September 5.

This season’s Quarter Horse meet boasts two additional days of racing bringing the total to 12 action-packed days of racing with the “World’s Fastest Athlete” and fun for the whole family.

2014 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule
• Saturday Aug. 16— Treme Stakes—$60,000-Guaranteed
350 yards – 3-year-old LA-Bred
• Saturday Aug. 16— Audubon Stakes —$60,000-Guaranteed
350 yards – 3-year-old & Up LA-Bred Fillies and Mares
• Saturday Aug. 23—Gentilly Dash Stakes—$40,000-Guaranteed
250 yards – 3-year-old & Up
• Saturday, Aug. 30—De Saix Stakes—$40,000-Guaranteed
330 yards – 2-year-olds
• Friday, Sep. 5—Mid-City Stakes—$60,000-Guaranteed
400 yards – 3-year-old & Up LA-Bred
• Friday, Sep. 5—Faubourg St. John Stakes—$40,000-Guaranteed
870 yards – 3-year-olds & Up
• Friday, Sep. 5—French Quarter Starter—$40,000-Guaranteed
300 yards – 3-year-old & Up LA-Bred (started for $5,000 or less in 2013/14)
• Friday, Sep. 5—Lakeview Starter Stakes—$40,000-Guaranteed
440 yards – 3-year-old & Up LA-Bred (started for $5,000 or less in 2013/14)
• Friday, Sep. 5—LQHBA Sales Futurity (RG1)—$150,000-Added
350 yards – 2-year-old La-Breds who passed through the 2013 LQHBA Yearling Sale
• Friday, Sep. 5—LQHBA Sales Futurity—$30,000-Estimated
350 yards – 2-year-old La-Breds who passed through the 2013 LQHBA Yearling Sale

Exotic animal racing will return to the Fair Grounds summer Quarter Horse meet again this year on August 16 with ostrich and zebra races.

First post on August 16 is 4 p.m. The grandstand and clubhouse are open to the public at 2:30 p.m. Exotic animal races are set to post at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. but may be subject to change. All other Quarter Horse racing will have a first post time of 12:30 p.m. – August 15, 21-23, 27-30 & Sept. 3-5 (all times Central Daylight Time).

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