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Vanquisher Favored in Buddy D.; Somme Tops Competitive Pago Hop

The 25th anniversary edition of Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes for sophomore fillies over the Stall-Wilson turf course will be bundled with the fifth running of the $60,000 Buddy Diliberto M

May One Wins Sunday Feature

Joseph Haddad’s May One, a 5-year-old daughter of Waquoit trained by Mike Stidham, responded gamely when roused by Fair Grounds’ current leading rider Jamie Theriot and proved

Ice Climber Wins Feature; Flash Mash Emerges as FG Oaks Contender

Allowed to settle early, Team Block’s Ice Climber commenced a rally outside the leaders when set down for the drive and wore down Last Call Racing Partnership’s Musicstreet Menace in

Hallway Hits His Stride in Mr. Sulu Stakes

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hallway came from off the pace in Saturday’s $60,000 Mr.

Mambo Galliano Waltzes in 85th Thanksgiving Handicap on Opening Day

Former Fair Grounds owner Louie Roussel III was not present for the 85th running of the featured $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap on Fair Grounds’ traditional opening day, but it was still a ro

Prospective Owners Will Love Lovell at Saturday Seminar

As always, when Thanksgiving Day makes its return as the opening day of the Fair Grounds season, a lot of people will be on hand for the happening social scene at the New Orleans oval even though t

Desert Wheat Favored For Try at Mr. Sulu 'Threepeat'

Can Desert Wheat top the crop again in Friday’s third running of the $60,000 Mr. Sulu Stakes on the second day of Thoroughbred racing at Fair Grounds this winter?

Tradition Rules With Opening Day Thanksgiving Handicap

The nation’s third-oldest racetrack will reignite one of its historic traditions when Fair Grounds Race Course opens the 2010-2011 Thoroughbred Racing Season in New Orleans with the 85th running

Feature Jess Rockin Wins Bank of America Challenge Championship

Feature Jess Rockin won Friday night's featured Grade 1 Bank of America Challenge Championships by a half-length over Rylees Boy and favored Stolis Winner, who became Quarter Horse racing's all-tim

Horses from Mexico Set to Compete in Challenge Championships

Upon learning that Francisco Colorado's undefeated Loose Perry and three-time winner Rebas Corona were standing in the stalls in front of them in a barn at Fair Gr