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Triumph and Song Wins Sunday Feature

 

By Graham Ross, Staff Writer

Wednesday Notes: Campbell's Super Derby Was Mmm Mmm Good

It’s amazing what a Super Derby victory can do, especially if you are Fair Grounds-based jockey Jesse Campbell and you’re going to get to ride Adele Dilschneider’s

Louisiana Derby Hopeful Machen Punches Out Second Win in Sunday Feature

Courtlandt Farm’s promising sophomore colt Machen, away from the gate sluggishly and forced to check going into the first turn, recovered by splitting the field in upper stretch, a

Life Begins Wins Sunday Feature

Trackside Farm and Tenlane Farm’s Life Begins won the first race of her career in her fifth lifetime start Sunday, drawing off for a 2 1/4 length victory in the stretch run of Fair

Feature Story: Calhoun Has Come a Long Way at Fair Grounds and Beyond

Bret Calhoun remembers first coming to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in the mid-1990s with a small string of runners.

He didn’t belong.

Southern Region Wins Friday

Willow Lane Stable’s Southern Region pressed the early pace, took command in upper stretch and then withstood a late bid by the late-closing Hype, owned by Al and

Machen Leads Howard's Quintet of La. Derby Noms

When longtime Fair Grounds-based trainer Neil Howard saddled Courtlandt Farms’ Machen to win Sunday’s $45,000 3-year-old feature by 5 ½ lengths, it gave the quiet,

3YO Machen an Impressive Debut Winner

Courtlandt Farms’ Machen, allowed to settle early, rallied strongly approaching the lane, took command in upper stretch and drew off with authority to capture Sunday’s featured $45

Max Me Out Wins Woodchopper; Populist Politics, Sweet Ruston Take Divisions of La. Futurity

Max Me Out, owned by the partnership of D&G Racing, Diamond Racing and 4-Star Thunder, responded with some stretch-running thunder of his own and drew off late for a 1 3/4-leng

Dajohna Wins Friday's Starlight Feature

Divine Equine’s Dajohna broke in full stride to make all the pace and held on willingly to capture the $47,000 filly and mare allowance feature Friday evening at Fair Grounds by