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Chantilly Nayla Survives Objection to Win Mardi Gras Stakes

Salman Rashed’s Chantilly Nayla outgamed Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Kinsolving and Robert Pierz’ Hathors Legacy respectively in a three-horse pinball finish to Tuesday’s 66th

Preview Day Showcases Six Strong Stakes

Jack Hammer’s Ron the Greek, 3-1 morning line favorite for Saturday’s Grade II Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds, breezed a half-mile in 49.60 on Mardi Gras morning with regular rider Jam

Ron the Greek, Drosselmeyer Head 12 Entered for Saturday's Grade II Risen Star

Jack Hammer’s Ron the Greek, hero of Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Stakes Jan.

Rock Hard Noses Giant's Tomb in Lundi Gras Feature

Stacey Moak’s Rock Hard, a distant last in the early stages of Monday’s featured sixth race, passed seven rivals in the stretch to earn a nose victory over Sam-Son Farms’ Giant’s Tomb

Paradise Bound Wins Valentine's Day Feature

Live Oak Plantation’s Paradise Bound, allowed to settle just off the pace in Sunday’s $39,000 Fair Grounds feature for maiden fillies and mares, responded willingly when set down for the dri

Chantilly Nayla, Wicked Uno Vie in Tuesday's Mardi Gras

Salman Rashed’s Chantilly Nayla and Gold Mark Farm’s Wicked Uno are set to match strides as the 5-2 and 3-1 first and second choices, respectively, in the morning line for Tuesday’s 

Clear Sailing Could Have Date with Rachel Alexandra After Pelleteri Win

Veteran jockey Shane Sellers, lately surging as “The Comeback Kid” after being away from competition for four-and-a-half years, came from worst to first astride the appropriately-named Cl

Handleman Wins Friday Feature

Gold Square LLC’s Handleman made the pace and increased his margin in the final furlong to win Friday’s $41,000 six-furlong allowance sprint at Fair Grounds by three-and-a-quarter lengths at

War Echo Heads Saturday's Pelleteri

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ War Echo, heroine of last year’s Grade III Silverbulletday Stakes in New Orleans before injury took her out of Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks consideration, looms as the

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra Pointing to March 13 New Orleans Ladies

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra will make her 4-year-old debut in the March 13 New Orleans Ladies, assuming she continues to progress as expected, owner Jess Jackson of Stonestreet