Desert Wheat

LCD Morning-After Report

Trainer Richard Jackson, conditioner of Jac Mac Stable’s Superior Storm, said Sunday that the daughter of Stormy Atlantic may have been compromised by bruised feet Saturday when she f

Hallway Hits His Stride in Mr. Sulu Stakes

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hallway came from off the pace in Saturday’s $60,000 Mr.

Desert Wheat Favored For Try at Mr. Sulu 'Threepeat'

Can Desert Wheat top the crop again in Friday’s third running of the $60,000 Mr. Sulu Stakes on the second day of Thoroughbred racing at Fair Grounds this winter?

Hallway Defeats 'Wheat' by a Whisker in Dixie Poker Ace

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hallway and odds-on favorite Desert Wheat both launched late bids in the stretch run of Saturday’s $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at Fair Grounds, but it w

Desert Wheat Strong Choice in Saturday's Dixie Poker Ace

Desert Wheat, the 7-year-old Louisiana-bred conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and owned by Wachtel Stables, Brous Stables and Jerry Lee, has been installed as the 7-5 morn

McCarthy Propels WLKY-TV to Eclipse Award

Owner-trainer Tom McCarthy brought last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters to New Orleans this winter to run in Fair Grounds’ trio of stakes for older horses.

Sugar Bowl Stakes Sets Stage for Sophomore Series

The Sugar Bowl Stakes at Fair Grounds is for 2-year-olds, but less than a month later those juveniles become sophomores, and if the sprinters of December become horses that can go longer distances

Star Guitar, War Echo Win Big on Santa Super Saturday

Santa Super Saturday’s expanded 13-race program at Fair Grounds this weekend featured Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar becoming the fourth horse in history to win three Louisiana Champions Day

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

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