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Foggy Day No Problem for Rachel Alexandra's Monday Gallop

Horse  of the Year Rachel Alexandra, expected to post her next serious work Wednesday morning, was kept to her normal routine gallop once around the oval Monday morning despite dense early m

Preview Day Winners Emerge Unscathed Sunday

Risen Star Stakes winner Discreetly Mine, Mineshaft Handicap hero Stonehouse, Silverbulletday Stakes heroine Jody Slew and Fair Grounds Handicap victor Blues Street all

Preview Day Invaders Gallop Thursday Morning

The Todd Pletcher-trained trio of horses who arrived Wednesday in New Orleans for three different graded races on Saturday’s Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds all got the feel of t

Rachel Alexandra Goes Five Furlongs in 1:00 1/5

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra continued to work forwardly Thursday morning in advance of the March 13 New Orleans Ladies at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, breezing five furlongs

Honest Pace Assured in Risen Star After Florida Flight Arrival

When an equine charter from South Florida touched down in New Orleans at about 11:30 Wednesday morning, a legitimate pace in Saturday’s Grade II Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds on Louisiana Derby

Letsgetitonmon, Friesan Fire Work for Saturday Stakes

Bob Zollars and Mark Wagner’s Letsgetitonmon, who closed well to finish third beaten two lengths for the win in Fair Grounds Grade III Lecomte Stakes Jan.

Maximus Ruler Out of Saturday's Risen Star

Don Benge’s Maximus Ruler, runner-up behind Ron the Greek in Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Stakes Jan.

Maximus Ruler Gets Sunday Breeze for Saturday's Risen Star

Don Benge’s Maximus Ruler, runner-up in Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Jan.

Hotep, General Quarters, Jody Slew Get Preview Day Works

Two prominent 3-year-old colts pointing toward Fair Grounds’ Grade II Risen Star Stakes Feb.

Drosselmeyer, Discreetly Mine, Tempted to Tapit Headed to Risen Star

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra is due to run at Fair Grounds in the New Orleans Ladies March 13, but well before that – on Feb.