WYES Documentaries

New Orleans Fair Grounds Memories

Special | 59m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Before it became officially known as the Fair Grounds in 1872, it was used not only as an early race track but also for exhibitions, boxing and baseball games. NEW ORLEANS FAIR GROUNDS MEMORIES looks at some of the owners, trainers and jockeys that have contributed to the track’s rich history. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde.

Aired: 11/24/14

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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