NEW ORLEANS—Hold onto your hats! Thoroughbred racing season starts today at the Fair Grounds Race Course.
The annual Thanksgiving day tradition in New Orleans brings thousands of people to the Fair Grounds.
This year, you might want to keep an eye on Jockey CJ McMahon. At 17, he's the youngest jockey competing this year at the Fair Grounds. He has already won 99 races since he started racing professionally in April!
Gates open at 10am. The first race is at 11am.