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Discreetly Mine Gate to Wire in Grade II Risen Star

Paul Robsham Stables’ Discreetly Mine took advantage of an unexpectedly soft pace and led gate to wire while winning Saturday’s Grade II Risen Star Stakes by 1 ½-lengths at Fair Grounds Race

Starlight Racing an 'Unqualified Success' as Mad Flatter Wins the Feature

The second of three Starlight Racing programs during Fair Grounds’ 2009-2010 Thoroughbred Racing Season Presented by Miller Lite was deemed an “unqualified success” by Fair Grounds president Aus

Cross-Entered Giant Oak Will Go in Mineshaft

Virginia Tarra’s Giant Oak, cross-entered in Saturday’s Grade III Mineshaft Handicap on the main track as well as the Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap over the Stall-Wilson turf course, is no

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