For Immediate Release
Communications and Pari‐Mutuel Marketing Manager
Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament Set for March 11
Tournament will take place March 11 at Lakewood Golf Club
NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, February 7, 2013) - The fifth annual Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament has been set for March 11, a Monday, at Lakewood Golf Club in New Orleans. Check‐in begins at 11 a.m. with a catered lunch at Noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Proceeds from the tournament benefit backstretch workers and the Fair Grounds Chaplaincy.
The Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament format is a four‐man scramble. Players may sign up as a complete foursome or as an individual to be assigned a team at random.
Entries are $125 per person or register a team for a discounted rate of $425 per foursome. Fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch and a gift bag. The Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament is limited to 30 teams.
Hole sponsorships are available for $150, or $100 with the registration of a foursome.
Find the entry form online at FGNO.com/golf. For questions contact Sandra Salmen in Horsemen's Relations at (504) 948‐1150 or Sandra.Salmen@FGNO.com.
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 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season runs through March 31, 2013, highlighted by the milestone 100th running of the $1 million Louisiana Derby for Kentucky Derby hopefuls on March 30, 2013. More information can be found online at www.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.