Racing News

House of Words Wins Friday Feature at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 20, 2009) - Gale Springer's House of Words rallied boldly in the final strides and got up to be best by a head in the featured $44,000 turf allowance sprin

P. S. U. Grad Wins Thursday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 19, 2009) - Michael Shustek and Don Stanley's odds-on favorite P. S. U.

Shytoe Lafeet Slight Choice in FG's Fortin Handicap

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 19, 2009) - John Wieczorek's Shytoe Lafeet, who finished fifth as the favorite in last month's Bayou Handicap, gets a chance to make amends in the $60,000

Theriot Rides Sunday Triple to Tighten FG Jockeys Race

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 15, 2009) - Jamie Theriot, seeking a second consecutive Fair Grounds riding title, won three races on Sunday to tighten the local standings heading into th

Louisiana Derby Day Persented By Budweiser Notes & Quotes

Louisana Derby (G2)

Winner: Freisan Fire ($6.40, running time 1:43.46)

Friesan Fire Burns Rivals Once Again in 96th Louisiana Derby

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 14, 2009) – Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farm’s Friesan Fire has stood in the shadow of his stable mate Old Fashioned all winter, but may have emerged from behind the curtain w

Proudinsky, ‘Macho’ Win On Louisiana Derby Day Undercard

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 14, 2009) – The key word of the undercard on Louisiana Derby Day presented by Budweiser Saturday at Fair Grounds may well have been “again.”

Rachel Alexandra Reigns in 2009 Fair Grounds Oaks

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 14, 2009) – L & M Partners’ Rachel Alexandra justified her role as the 3-10 odds-on favorite in the $400,000 Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks by drawing off for a 1 3/4-length

Naturalyontherocks Wins Friday at Fair Gounds

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 13, 2009) – Live Oak Plantation’s Naturalyontherocks took command entering the lane and drew off for a 6 3/ 4-length victory in Friday’s $44,000 allowance turf feature at Fai

Grassy Nellie Keeps Robby on a Roll Thursday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 12, 2009) – Robby Albarado drew off to daylight in Fair Grounds’ jockey standings with three wins Thursday at Fair Grounds, including a his two-length win astride Grassy Nell