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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.

Superior Storm Wins as a Superior Storm Washes Out Races 9-12

When Jac Mac Stable’s Superior Storm won Saturday’s $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Ladies for fillies and mares for the second year in a row and in the process became the third horse in Lo

Kentucky Oaks Runner-Up Stone Legacy Wins

Mary Lou Whitney’s Stone Legacy, runner-up to Fair Grounds-based Horse of the Year candidate Rachel Alexandra in last spring’s Grade I Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs, returned to the winne

Champions Day to Showcase Star Guitar, Superior Storm

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar appears poised to become the third Thoroughbred in history to win three times on a Louisiana Champions Day program in New Orleans, assuming he lives up to his s

Graham Wins Four; Ide Better Win Takes Feature

Irish-born jockey James Graham became the first jockey to ride four winners on the same program this season at Fair Grounds on Monday when he captured the final event on the nine-race progra

Asmussen Could Break Win Record Tonight, Hello Ladies Wins Feature

Steve Asmussen, defending leading trainer at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and last year’s Eclipse Award winner as the nation’s top conditioner, won the first race at Remington Park a

Akilina Fights Back in Pago Hop

Proving no disappointment to the fans who backed her down to 11-10 favoritism, Oak Bluff Stables’ Akilina came from off the pace to gain the advantage in mid-stretch and prevail by a head in