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Rosie Wins 4; Good and Lucky Takes Feature

Jockey Rosie Napravnik, already solidly ensconced as the Fair Grounds jockey champion this winter and significantly the first female rider in New Orleans history to accomplish that

Midst Tops Saturday's Bienville for Pletcher-Velazquez

Lets Go Stable’s Midst brings jockey John Velazquez to Fair Grounds for the first time this season to ride the Todd Pletcher-trained 7-2 morning l

Wednesday Notes: Lukas to Send One for Louisiana Derby

Wayne Lukas, the last trainer to complete a Louisiana Derby and Kentucky Derby double with Grindstone in 1996, will have a chance to replicate that feat this year

Canon Man Wins Monday Feature

B/L Racing Stable and Michelle Lovell’s Canon Man set the pace in Monday’s featured $53,000 allowance optional claiming sprint over the Stall-Wilson turf course at Fair Grounds, lo

'Tastings' Return March 31

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, located at 1751 Gentilly Blvd., kicks off the 2011 “Tastings at the Track” wine tasting series on Thursday, March 31 with an “Old World vs. New World” theme.

Eagle Putt Rolls In Sunday Feature

Woodview Farm’s Eagle Putt broke in stride to make the pace and continued willingly in the late stages to capture Sunday’s featured $53,000 allowance optional claiming sprint for o

Rosie Rides Five Winners Saturday

Jockey Rosie Napravnik rode five winners on Saturday’s card: Social Vindication in the third race, Tyme for Willard in the fifth, Mister M

Ravi's Song Hits High Note in N.O. Ladies; Great Mills Takes Grindstone

Ravi’s Song, owned by Mrs.

High Quality Best at Fair Grounds Friday

Amerman Racing Stables’ High Quality pressed the pace most of the way in Friday’s $53,000 allowance optional claiming feature for older fillies and mares at Fair Grounds, appeared

Street Storm Surges in Mardi Gras Stakes

Right Time Racing’s Street Storm, placed just off the early pace by jockey Jesse Campbell, challenged for command when set down for the drive and out-footed Adele