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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

Workin for Hops Wins Monday Feature

Estrorace LLC’s Workin for Hops, away alertly and quickly in command, relinquished the lead in the run down the backstretch but rallied strongly in the lane to capture Monday’s $45,000 optio

Cash Refund Pays Off in Sunday Feature

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Cash Refund proved no disappointment to those who backed him down to 3-10 favoritism when he withstood a strong late challenge from Sam-Son Farms’ Writ

Macho Again Back in Town

West Point Thoroughbreds’ Macho Again, defending champion from Fair Grounds’ Grade II New Orleans Handicap last March and also hero of Churchill’s Grade I Stephen Foster Handicap last June,

A She's Adorable Wins Friday's Feature

Philip Maas’ A She’s Adorable pressed the pace, took command in mid-stretch and then drew clear for a three-length win in Friday’s Fair Grounds feature – a $45,000 allowance test restricted

Louisiana-bred Sophomores Featured Saturday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 24, 2009) - The 25th edition of the $60,000 Gentilly Stakes for 3-year-old Louisiana-breds and the seventh running of the $60,000 Sarah Lane's Oates Sta

Scherer Entry 1-2 in Monday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 19, 2009) - Thomas Dipiazza and Merrill Scherer's Shockin Blow took command in upper stretch and drew off late for a 6 1/4-length victory in Monday's fea

Break New Ground Captures FG Sunday Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 11, 2009) - Koji Maeda's Break New Ground gained command in mid-stretch and took a three-quarter length victory in Sunday's $44,000 allowance feature for fill

Upset, Milestones Highlight Louisiana Champions Day

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 13, 2008) - One major upset and the matching of two long-standing career records headlined the 18th edition of Louisiana Champions Day Saturday at Fair

Along Came Jones - To Fair Grounds Following Old Fashioned's Remsen Win

Headlines for Friday, December 05, 2008