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Feature: Things Looking Up for Trainer Neil Howard

Let us examine Neil Howard’s last season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Given the grim nature of the subject, we’ll be brief.

Chloe Kate Wins Thursday Feature

Courtlandt Farm’s Chloe Kate, just behind the early leaders, launched a bid outside front-running Royal Alluvial, owned by Arapaho Royal, entering the lane, took c

Road to the Derby Kickoff Week Feature: Seans Silverdancer's Owner 'The Luckiest Guy in Horse Racing'

“That Dan Sullivan,” an enthusiastic Terril Corman said on the Thursday before the $100,000 Silverbulletday Stakes, “has been the luckiest guy in horse racing!”

Feature Story: Calhoun Has Come a Long Way at Fair Grounds and Beyond

Bret Calhoun remembers first coming to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in the mid-1990s with a small string of runners.

He didn’t belong.

Four Intriguing Supporting Stakes Round Out Road to the Derby Kickoff Day

Feel The Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno, the $20,000 claim that keeps on giving, is expected to feel the thunder of Pin Oak Stable’s Strike Again next to him once a

Feature Story: Lecomte and an Epic Antebellum Rivalry

Every January at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, a promising young group of horses heads postward in the Grade III Lecomte Stakes.

Justin Phillip Tops Saturday's Grade III Lecomte Stakes for 3-Year-Olds

Zayat Stable’s Justin Phillip, an impressive allowance winner here on New Year’s Day, has been installed as the 7-5 favorite in Saturday’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes

Aide Slight Choice in Saturday's Silverbulletday

Adele Dilschneider’s Aide, who finished fourth in the prestigious Grade II Golden Rod Stakes at Churchill Downs in her last start Nov.

Nates Mineshaft Wins Monday Feature

Pete Reiman’s Nates Mineshaft broke in stride to make the pace and held on willingly to win Monday’s $49,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds by a length and a quarter.

Lonesome Street Wins Sunday Feature

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Lonesome Street alternated for the early lead with George Ditola’s Cross Village, drew away from that one a second time after the eighth pol