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Star Guitar Tunes Up for Saturday's Louisiana Champions Day

The 20th anniversary edition of Louisiana Champions Day will be run this Saturday at Fair Grounds as an expanded 13-race program with a special early first race post time of 12:10 p.m., but the mai

Theriot Wins Four on Friday

Three years ago, Louisiana-born jockey Jamie Theriot rode most of the races on a cold, overcast November day at Churchill Downs, got into his car at the end of the day and drove all night to

Triumphant Stall, Trainer of Blame, Back at Fair Grounds

Trainer Al Stall Jr was back at his Fair Grounds barn Monday morning, two days after his star horse Blame upset the previously unbeaten mare Zenyatta in North America’s richest race, the $5 million

Fair Grounds Horses Prominent in Breeders' Cup

Nineteen horses that have raced at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots are among the 184 pre-entries announced today for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the 14-race, $26 million extravaganz

General Quarters Ready to March Again in Louisiana Handicap

Tom McCarthy, the 76-year-old owner and trainer of the one-horse stable that consists of last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters, watched his horse gallop arou

Evade Gets Up in Time to Win Monday Feature

After pressing the pace throughout Monday’s $28,000 Fair Grounds feature over a Stall-Wilson turf course rated good, Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm’s Evade lunged in front a stride fr

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

Star Guitar Tunes Up for Saturday's Louisiana Champions Day

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar, easily the “star” attraction for Saturday’s 19th running of the Louisiana Champions Day program at Fair Grounds, was given a routine maintenance breeze Sunday

Louisiana Derby 2-3 Finishers In Action Saturday

It's now T-minus three weeks to Kentucky Derby Day.

Friesan Fire's Barn Crew All Aglow Sunday Morning

Headlines for Sunday, March 15, 2009