Racing News

Sugar Bowl Stakes Sets Stage for Sophomore Series

The Sugar Bowl Stakes at Fair Grounds is for 2-year-olds, but less than a month later those juveniles become sophomores, and if the sprinters of December become horses that can go longer distances

Star Guitar, War Echo Win Big on Santa Super Saturday

Santa Super Saturday’s expanded 13-race program at Fair Grounds this weekend featured Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar becoming the fourth horse in history to win three Louisiana Champions Day

Promising Filly Bella Medaglia Wins Friday Feature

Coteau Grove Farms’ Bella Medaglia proved herself to be an good candidate for gold medal stardom in Fair Grounds’ upcoming series for 3-year-old fillies later in the season when she came fro

Bonapaw Now an Old Friend

Fair Grounds guests who love horses as animals as much as they appreciate horses as athletes might want to make their way down to the winner’s circle after the fifth race on Santa Super Saturday to

Country Day Wins by a Country Mile in Thursday Feature

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Country Day broke in stride to make the pace and increased the margin rapidly in the late stages to win Thursday’s $47,000 five and a half-furlong Fair Gr

Nine Stakes on Santa Super Saturday

This weekend’s Santa Super Saturday program at Fair Grounds – originally scheduled as a five-stakes-race package – gets four more gifts already wrapped under its tree when the four stakes cancelled

Rachel Alexandra Stretches Her Legs Monday

Horse of the Year candidate Rachel Alexandra, owned by Stonestreet Stables and Harold McCormick and conditioned by Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen, stretched her legs wit

Santa Super Saturday a Stakes Smorgasbord

This weekend’s Santa Super Saturday program at Fair Grounds – originally scheduled as a five-stakes-race package – gets four more gifts already wrapped under its tree when the four stakes cancelled

Kaddish Edges Smarten Destiny in Monday Feature

Castleton Lyons’ Kaddish dueled with Clinton Glasscock’s Smarten Destiny throughout the 1 1/16-mile distance of Monday’s $45,000 feature at Fair Grounds before narrowly besting that r

Sunday's Racing Cancelled

Sunday’s live racing program at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has been cancelled due to unsafe track conditions. The state and track stewards made the final decision about 10:30 a.m.