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A Dozen With Derby Dreams in Grade III Lecomte

A promising field of 12 will go to post in New Orleans’ first Kentucky Derby prep of the year in the Grade III $200,000 Lecomte Stakes on Jan. 21.

Stakes Advances: Silverbulletday Stakes and Marie G. Krantz Memorial

 Coffeepot Stables’ Farrell, who is near the top of many Grade I Kentucky Oaks lists on the strength of her six-length tour de force in the Grade II Golden Rod Stakes last out

Stakes Advances: Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley, Louisiana Stakes & Duncan F. Kenner Stakes

The first of three graded turf stakes of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ 2016-17 season for older horses stars GenStar Thoroughbreds’ Brad Cox-trained local favorite Chocolate Ride

Stakes Recaps: Pago Hop, Woodchopper, Pan Zareta & LA Futurities

Richard Klein and Bertram Klein’s Believe in Bertie backed up her morning-line favoritism and popped the cork on her connections’ New Year’s Eve celebration with a track record-set

Paul McGee Lands Victory 1,000

Trainer Paul McGee earned his 1,000th career victory on Thursday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots by saddling well-regarded sophomore December Seven to

Florent Geroux Gets Victory 1,000

Placing the proverbial cherry on top of a career year, jockey Florent Geroux won his 1,000th race on Thursday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Stakes Recap: Danzatrice Dominant in Tiffany Lass

Gainesway Stable’s Danzatrice impressed onlookers with a facile 7¼-length victory in the $50,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes on Monday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Stakes Advances: Woodchopper & Louisiana Futurities

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Canadian classic winner Sir Dudley Digges will attempt to return to the winner’s circle for the first time since annexing the $1 million Queen’s Plate –

Stakes Advances: Pago Hop & Pan Zareta



Final Eight Races on Sunday Program Canceled

Due to continuing heavy rain in the New Orleans area, in the interest of safety the final eight races on the Sunday card at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots have been canceled.