Racing News

Louisiana Derby Early Bird Noms Due Dec. 14

Early Bird nominations for the March 27 Grade II, $750,000 Louisiana Derby Presented by Miller Lite close Dec. 14.

Evolutionist Emerges as Expected with Woodchopper Win

Odds-on Evolutionist, owned by the Kinsman Farm of George M.

Friesan Fire Returns to Fair Grounds on Thursday

Vinery Stables and Fox Hill Farm’s Friesan Fire, hero of the Grade II Louisiana Derby last March and post time favorite for last spring’s Kentucky Derby, returns to the scene of his greatest

Rachel Alexandra Arrives at Fair Grounds

Stonestreet Stables and Harold McCormick’s Rachel Alexandra arrived at her winter base, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, without incident late Friday afternoon.

A She's Adorable Wins Friday's Feature

Philip Maas’ A She’s Adorable pressed the pace, took command in mid-stretch and then drew clear for a three-length win in Friday’s Fair Grounds feature – a $45,000 allowance test restricted

Euroears Carves Impressive Win in Thanksgiving Handicap

James and Marilyn Helzer’s sensational sprinter Euroears returned to his Fair Grounds form of two seasons ago when he dispatched six solid rivals with ease in Thursday’s tradition-rich Thank

Evolutionist Slight Choice in Wide-Open Woodchopper

Kinsman Stable’s Evolutionist, a promising 3-year-old son of El Prado who appears headed for a future on grass, has been installed as the 5-2 morning line in Saturday’s $60,000 Woodchopper S

Jays Wildcat Wins Sunday's Juvenile Prep

Harris Hughey’s Jays Wildcat pressed the pace briefly before taking command leaving the backstretch and then drew off late for a 1 1/2-length score in Sunday’s feature at Fair Grounds – a pr

Euroears Seeks Return to Glory, Sok Sok Seeks Repeat in Thanksgiving Handicap

Intriguing Euroears, easily the most consistent quality Thoroughbred to race during the Fair Grounds season two years ago, seeks a return to that glory in Thursday’s 84th running of Fair Gro

Lite the Cigar Lites Up Friday Feature

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Lite the Cigar made or forced the pace throughout Friday’s Fair Grounds grass feature before earning a three-quarter-length score in the prep for the $100,000 Lou