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Address: New Orleans, LA
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Description: Popular track for thoroughbred horse racing.

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Jazzfest

Went here for jazzfest. Had a great time. I suggest bus from downtown. No need to find parking or fight traffic on the way out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2014
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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137 reviews 137 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Superb location for Jazz Fest, plenty of bathrooms, good food, good music. From the stages to the tents, plenty of variety is to be had. A must do!

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Troy, Michigan
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142 reviews 142 reviews
49 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If you're not an avid fan of horse racing or betting, then I would recommend skipping this track. There's not much to see or do here otherwise. It is very modest and small with very few food options, little to no shopping options, and nothing to see as far as history, monuments, or otherwise. It's literally a track and a... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Eight of us made reservations for Sunday lunch & drinks. While the entrees weren't bad, we all received our entrees at different times. Service was very slow & understaffed. What we hoped would be a nice event, turned out to be quite disappointing.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to the Fairgrounds (a literal icon here in New Orleans) years ago when I was, I guess about 24 or 25 (MANY years ago). This was before it burned down. The NEW Fairgrounds is all modern and classy and frankly, very attractive. Parking (at least the night we visited) was free (as you can see we are not... More 

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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Went here for jazzfest. Had a great time. I suggest bus from downtown. No need to find parking or fight traffic on the way out.

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Dallas, TX
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260 reviews 260 reviews
86 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Visited the track on a non live race day and it did look nice but the simulcast room was not all that attractive. There seemed to be a *huge* shortage of deodorant for people hanging out in there. Bet on one race and left. As mentioned already, the live track did look nice and I would like to go back... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Spring afternoon at the races is the best. Horse racing itself could improve, but they are still exciting. Great place to spend an afternoon with friends.

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Albany, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I love horse racing. I grew up in Saratoga Springs, NY. It was great to see another track that started around the same time. The track was quite nice. I did not like how the grandstand was enclosed, but spent most of my time on the apron. The food choices were not great. But overall it was a great day... More 

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Georgia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
44 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Plenty to do if you're looking for entertainment other than jazz etc of the French Quarter. From slots to betting on horses, there's lots of excitement. Food is good also. Try the night races for a new twist at the race track.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Wonderful race course during racing season, but then, the home of the best fest in the land ... New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival! Stages and food inside the track, craft booths and more music outside the track! A must visit the last weekend in April and the first weekend in May!

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