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Hallway Defeats 'Wheat' by a Whisker in Dixie Poker Ace

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hallway and odds-on favorite Desert Wheat both launched late bids in the stretch run of Saturday’s $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at Fair Grounds, but it w

Gentle Momnent Wins Friday Feature

Ragin Cajun Stable’s Gentle Moment, always well placed, launched a sustained bid when set down for the drive to win Friday’s $47,000 Fair Grounds six-furlong allowance feature restricted to

Desert Wheat Strong Choice in Saturday's Dixie Poker Ace

Desert Wheat, the 7-year-old Louisiana-bred conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and owned by Wachtel Stables, Brous Stables and Jerry Lee, has been installed as the 7-5 morn

Evade Gets Up in Time to Win Monday Feature

After pressing the pace throughout Monday’s $28,000 Fair Grounds feature over a Stall-Wilson turf course rated good, Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm’s Evade lunged in front a stride fr

Sophomore Hopefuls Stay Put, Quiet Temper Win Sunday

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Stay Put joined the list of Steve Margolis-trained sophomores who have passed their latest tests on the road to the Grade II, $750,000 Louisiana Derby by

Category Seven Wins Furl Sail After DQ of Never Retreat

James Perron Racing Stable’s Category Seven, overlooked by Fair Grounds racing fans in Saturday’s $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap, ended up paying win mutuels of $34.40, $14.60 and $6.60 followin

Three-Year-Old Owned by Brees, Bensel, Other Prominent NFL Personalities in Sunday

Fair Grounds will showcase a number of high-class Thoroughbreds this weekend, including 2008 American 1000 Guineas heroine Much Obliged in Saturday’s 37th renewal of the $60,000 Furl Sail Ha

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.