Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ 50-cent Black Gold 5 carryover has reached $106,652 for Thursday’s nine-race program.

The Black Gold 5 is a jackpot wager in which the carryover pays out only if there is one unique winning ticket. The wager covers the final five races of each program and will begin on Thursday’s fifth race.

First post Thursday is 1:00 p.m. CT.

Look for the full card picks and selections here on Thursday morning.

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, LA, 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 146th Thoroughbred Racing Season – highlighted by the 105thrunning of the Louisiana Derby – will run from November 18, 2017 through March 31, 2018. More information can be found online atwww.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.