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Hotep Enters Louisiana Derby Picture With Convincing Win

Sam-Son Farms’ Hotep proved no disappointment to those Fair Grounds fans who backed him down to odds-on favoritism in Monday’s $40,000 feature for 3-year-olds and may now have entered the lo

Nana Knows Wins Sunday Feature

Robert Orth and Wesley Hawley’s Nana Knows pressed the pace, found running room along the rail in the stretch to gain the advantage and withstood the late bid of Candy Delicious to wi

Bubbler Noses Never Retreat in Marie Krantz Memorial 'Cap

Bubbler burst forth and Never Retreat just missed in the final jump after a hard-fought two-horse stretch duel that was Saturday’s $57,600 Marie Krantz Memorial Handicap at Fair Groun

Southern Style Wins Friday Feature

Maynard Chatters Jr.’s Southern Style, allowed to settle early, rallied outside the leaders when set down for the drive and won Friday’s $29,000 optional claiming sprint at Fair Grounds by t

Never Retreat, Categor Seven Renew Rivalry in Marie Krantz 'Cap

Team Block’s Never Retreat and James Perron Racing Stable’s Category Seven, first and second under the wire respectively in Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap Jan.

All Due Respect Joins Ranks of Favored Sophomore Fillies With Win Sunday

Vision Racing’s All Due Respect, entered for main track only in Sunday’s fifth race at Fair Grounds, finally got the respect she deserved when the $43,000 maiden race was taken off the Stall

Ron the Greek Last to First in Grade III Lecomte

Jack T Hammer’s Ron the Greek rallied past nine other 3-year-olds in the final half-mile of Saturday’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes to score by 1 ½ lengths in the first of three races in the Roa

Jody Slew Surprises in Tiffany Lass

Martin Racing Stable LLC & Dan Morgan’s Jody Slew, the longest shot in a field of eight 3-year-old fillies, surprised her connections as much as bettors when she prevailed by a half-leng

Friesan Fire Takes Louisiana 'Cap; El Caballo Wins Bradley

James Spence’s El Caballo, unraced since sustaining an injury last June, returned from that long layoff to win Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R.

Five Other Stakes Add Depth to Featured Lecomte on Saturday

Sugar Bowl Stakes winner Cool Bullet faces 10 sophomore rivals, including a pair of invading 3-year-old stakes winners based on the East Coast, in Saturday’s Grade III $100,000 Lecomte Stake