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Graded Stakes Winners Dot Louisiana Derby Day Undercard

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 9, 2009) - While the focus on Louisiana Derby Day presented by Budweiser Saturday at Fair Grounds will be on the 3-year-old divisions, some very accomplish

Recapturetheglory Wins for Roussel Sunday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 8, 2009) - Former Fair Grounds controlling owner Louie Roussel III won his first race of the current New Orleans winter season when his trainee Recaptureth

Gold Wonder Upsets in Allen Lacombe Memorial

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 7, 2009) - Kamel Sheena's Gold Wonder, under a heads-up ride by jockey John Jacinto, made the pace and finished strongly to pull an upset in the $60,000 Al

More of the Best Wins as 'Cisco Rides Again

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 6, 2009) - Jockey Francisco Torres, sidelined by injuries for the last two months after a fast start to his local campaign, made a triumphant return to the

Terrain Drills Friday Bullet for Louisiana Derby March 14

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Hallway Wins at Fair Grounds Thursday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 5, 2009) - Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's Hallway rallied boldly outside the leaders and drew clear late for a 1 3 /4-length victory in the $50,000 turf allow

Storm Treasure, Grasshopper Vie in Lacombe Memorial Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 5, 2009) - Mike McCarty's Storm Treasure, winner of the inaugural running of the $60,000 Allen Lacombe Memorial Handicap last year, has been made the sligh

Albarado Forges to Front in Fair Grounds Jockey Standings

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 1, 2009) - Robby Albarado, seeking an unprecedented seventh Fair Grounds riding title, moved into sole possession of the top of the local standings for the

'Miracle', 'Wanna' Surprise in Saturday's FG Stakes

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 28, 2009) - Tom Curtis's Milwaukee Miracle came from far back to score a 2 1/2-length victory in the $60,000 Gentilly Stakes, the first of two stakes ra

House of Silver Wins Friday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 27, 2009) - John Gunther's House of Silver, under a well-judged ride by jockey Jesus Castanon, led from flag fall to finish in the $46,000 turf allowanc