New Orleans Professional Sports Teams
If you were not already, you will quickly become a fan of one of New Orleans’ exciting professional sports teams when you see them in action, including:
The NFL’s New Orleans Saints www.neworleanssaints.com
The NBA’s New Orleans Hornets www.nba.com/hornets
The New Orleans Zephyrs www.zephyrsbaseball.com
With all of these choices and college sports, this city has a selections of teams to love.
The New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd
The “sport of kings” happens seasonally at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course, the nation’s third oldest track. The Fair Grounds Race Course is home to some of America’s most thrilling horse races. Also host to the world-renown New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the Fair Grounds has been entertaining the masses since 1852. With racing season traditionally opening on Thanksgiving Day, the Fair Grounds adds to the city’s sporting calendar a spectacular history of thoroughbred racing through March.