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Giant Oak a Different Horse From Last Fair Grounds Visit

Shaun Bridgmohan describes Giant Oak’s old running style as that of “a big, playful kid who never really had his mind on what he was supposed to be doing.” There a

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade

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

Derby Week Notes: General Quarters, Giant Oak, Baffert, Lukas, Jockeys, Rachel Alexandra and more!

Tom McCarthy’s General Quarters, one of the favorites for Saturday’s Grade II New Orleans Handicap, breezed a half-mile in 49.40 Sunday morning in a move that left his owner-trainer’s Irish

Jockey Jacinto's Joy is Being Casey's Shadow

Although he has been prominent in Fair Grounds’ jockey standings during three of the four seasons he has ridden here (he broke his shoulder in the other), Peruvian-born jockey John Jacinto m

Cross-Entered Giant Oak Will Go in Mineshaft

Virginia Tarra’s Giant Oak, cross-entered in Saturday’s Grade III Mineshaft Handicap on the main track as well as the Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap over the Stall-Wilson turf course, is no

Maximus Ruler Gets Sunday Breeze for Saturday's Risen Star

Don Benge’s Maximus Ruler, runner-up in Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Jan.