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Noble's Promise, Piscitelli, Dublin, Backtalk Among La. Derby Early Bird Noms

New Year’s Day in New Orleans means more than cabbage and black-eyed peas.

Tears of Jupiter Wins New Year's Day Feature

Tears of Jupiter, owned by Media Thoroughbred Group and trained by Eric Heitzmann, benefited from a patient, late-charging ride by jockey Curt Bourque to win Friday’s $4

Much Obliged Strong Choice in Saturday's Furl Sail

Pin Oak Stable’s Much Obliged, odds-on winner of Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Blushing K. D. Handicap on opening day Nov.

Red Rally and The Rumor's True Win Divisions of Louisiana Futurity

Dan Lynch, Ken Sentel and Merrill Scherer’s Red Rally  broke in full stride to make all the pace and increased the margin to six lengths at the wire when winning Thursday’s colts and gelding

Workin for Hops Wins Monday Feature

Estrorace LLC’s Workin for Hops, away alertly and quickly in command, relinquished the lead in the run down the backstretch but rallied strongly in the lane to capture Monday’s $45,000 optio

Cash Refund Pays Off in Sunday Feature

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Cash Refund proved no disappointment to those who backed him down to 3-10 favoritism when he withstood a strong late challenge from Sam-Son Farms’ Writ

Princeville Condo Takes Buddy D; General Quarters Second in Return

Jack Barr, Michele Boyce and Nate Ruffolo’s Princeville Condo came to Fair Grounds and trainer Greg Geier this winter so regular conditioner Boyce could see how well he’d perform on g

Careless Rapture Captures Monday Feature

Roy Varner’s Careless Rapture, never far off the pace, assumed control into the stretch and kicked clear in the final furlong to win Monday’s featured eighth race, a $49,000 allowance with c

Saturday Features Buddy D. 'Cap and Return of General Quarters

Pick Six and Independent George, a pair of veteran grass campaigners now trained by Earnest M.

Good and Lucky Takes Sunday's Tenacious Handicap

Using a slight change of tactics, jockey Shane Sellers came from farther back than normal to guide Laconian Racing Stable, Steve Organ and Josie Carroll’s Good and Lucky to a 1 3/4-le