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Sunday Notes: Lanerie Two Away From 3,000 Wins Entering Sunday

Following a riding triple Saturday, jockey Corey Lanerie is now two wins shy of the coveted 3,000-career win milestone entering Sunday’s 10-race program at Fair Grounds.

Friday Notes: Lanerie Approaching 3,000 Wins

Jockey Corey Lanerie, 36, a Louisiana native born and raised in Lafayette, scored a riding triple at Fair Grounds Thursday and was seven wins away from the 3,000-career win

Monday Notes: Napravnik Ties for Lead in Jockey Standings

Following two successive riding triples Saturday and Sunday, jockey Rosie Napravnik has tied Richard Eramia for the lead with 42 wins apiece in the Fair Grounds jo

Sunday Notes: Howard Honing Wilkinson's Skills With Patience

Trainer Neil Howard was his usual modest self when accepting congratulations back at his Fair Grounds barn Sunday morning, one day after his latest star sophomore Wilkinson

Friday Notes: Saturday's Silverbulletday Attracts Margolis Pair

A year ago at this time, trainer Steve Margolis  was juggling the campaigns of two talented 3-year-old colts, Winmore LLC’s Cool Bullet and Richard, Bertram a

Thursday Notes: Country Flavor Appetizing in Louisiana Handicap

Jim Tafel’s Country Flavor won Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Tenacious Handicap last month at 11-1 odds, last spring’s Grade III Hanshin Cup at Arlington Park at 21-1, and

Wednesday Notes: Two Strikes Hittable for Homers in Grade III Colonel Bradley

Nine players will take the field for Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R.

Sunday Notes: Major Gain Possible for Lecomte, plus Kerwin Clark and more

Gary and Mary West’s Major Gain breezed six furlongs in 1:14.40 at Gulfstream Park Sunday morning  in a move that left his trainer Wayne Catalano pondering a

Saturday Notes: Gomez Coming to FG for Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Jan. 22

Eclipse Award-winning jockey Garrett Gomez is scheduled to be in New Orleans to ride at least three horses on the Fair Grounds Road to the Derby Day Presented by Hotel Mont

Friday Notes: Lecomte Updates, General Quarters, Cajun Conference, Jim Jackson

Trainer Neil Howard, enjoying a healthy .333 win percentage through the first 33 days of Fair Grounds’ 2010-2011 season, had indicated earlier in this month that none of his handfu