Racing News

Grade II Louisiana Derby Jumps To $750,000 And Will Be Run At 1 1/8 Miles On March 27

BIG EVENT SCHEDULE CHANGES & TWO NEW RACES FOR FILLIES & MARES
HIGHLIGHT FAIR GROUNDS’ RECORD $7.24 million, 66-RACE STAKES MENU
 

FG, Louisiana Connections Plentiful on Oaks, Derby Cards

NEW ORLEANS, La (April 30, 2009) - Led by Grade II Louisiana Derby winner Friesan Fire, three horses who raced at Fair Grounds last winter were entered Wednesday for Kentucky Derb

Fair Grounds Concludes 137th Season

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 29, 2009) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots concluded its 137th season Sunday, a winter that provided a mixture of new and old.

Tensas Yucatan Tops Red Camelia Stakes on Closing Day at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 29, 2009) - James Spence's Tensas Yucatan pressed the pace, took command approaching the lane and drew off for a 2 1/4-length victory in the $60,000 Red Ca

Milwaukee Miracle Caps Lagniappe Saturday with CC Derby Win

Milwaukee Miracle Caps Lagniappe Saturday With CC Derby Win

 

Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend Notes & Quotes

LOUISIANA LAGNIAPPE WEEKEND NOTES & QUOTES

 

Happy Ticket Stakes

Winner: Alphadoodle ($20, running time 1:04.66)

Nadeshiko Wins Friday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 27, 2009) - Larry Richardson's Nadeshiko rallied outside the pacemakers in the late stages to capture the $46,000 allowance optional claiming feature Frida

Five Stakes Top FG's Season-Ending Lagniappe Weekend

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 26, 2009) - Five stakes races for Louisiana-breds, including four on Saturday, make up Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend presented by Miller on the final two day

Woodbourne Wins Sunday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 22, 2009) - Melnyk Racing Stables' Woodbourne, never far back, continued willingly late under a determined ride by jockey Jesse Campbell to best A. P.

Tizaqueena Rules In Fortin Handicap

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 21, 2009) - After setting the pace while constantly pressed, Darley Stable's Tizaqueena continued willingly to be best by a half-length at the wire and the