Today's live blog won't begin before the first race, as I said yesterday. I'll start it up shortly before the first Thoroughbred race, which is Race 4, set for 1:53 p.m. CT.
I'll be blogging live all day Saturday from the Fair Grounds press box for Louisiana Champions Day, beginning shortly before Race 1 and continuing through all 11 stakes races.
Today's 50-cent Pick Four is a little more expensive than usual, but it seemed worth it to use every horse in the feature.
Due to an overnight snowstorm, the first snowfall of any kind in New Orleans since 2004 and the worst in many more years, racing at Fair Grounds will not be conducted today, according to a text mes
It's everywhere this morning!
Here's my 50-cent Pick Four for today. For each race there's an alternate in parentheses to use in case of scratches, which we'll probably have a few of given the overnight rain.
A reader, Mike L., wrote recently to ask about fifty-cent Pick Fours. First, he wanted to know what the takeout is (answer is 25%).
Like a new president's first 100 days in office, the first 100 races of the season tell us a lot about what we can expect to see in the next four months.
Nothing hurts more than hitting with your single at a nice price in a multi-race wager, only to go out in the next leg.
After an eighth-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf,