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Upperline Wins Saturday's Lacombe Memorial 'Cap

Oakcrest et al.’s Upperline pressed the early pace, gained the advantage in the lane and drew clear late for a one-length win in Saturday’s fourth running of the $60,000

Feature: Workin for Hops 'Believes He Can Fly'

Workin for Hops faces a tall order as the 9-2 second choice coming off the layup into Saturday’s Grade III, $125,000 Fair Grounds Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots,

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

Gran Estreno Wins $54k Turf Feature

Feel the Thunder Stables’ Gran Estreno, two-time winner of the Grade III Washington Park Handicap at Arlington Park, closed steadily in the final furlong and inched clear to win by

May One Wins Sunday Feature

Joseph Haddad’s May One, a 5-year-old daughter of Waquoit trained by Mike Stidham, responded gamely when roused by Fair Grounds’ current leading rider Jamie Theriot and proved

Ice Climber Wins Feature; Flash Mash Emerges as FG Oaks Contender

Allowed to settle early, Team Block’s Ice Climber commenced a rally outside the leaders when set down for the drive and wore down Last Call Racing Partnership’s Musicstreet Menace in

Clear Sailing for Rachel in New Orleans Ladies

Will Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra enjoy clear sailing in Fair Grounds’ upcoming $200,000 New Orleans Ladies March 13 when she makes her first start of the 2010 racing season?

Tizaqueena Rules In Fortin Handicap

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 21, 2009) - After setting the pace while constantly pressed, Darley Stable's Tizaqueena continued willingly to be best by a half-length at the wire and the

Tizaqueena Tallies Sunday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 8, 2009) - Darley Stable's Tizaqueena, runner-up in Fair Grounds' Tiffany Lass Stakes last year, continued her comeback with a victory in Sunday's $46,0

Master Plan Wins Thursday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 5, 2009) - Edmond and Sharon Hudon's Master Plan used front-running tactics to capture Thursday's $44,000 Fair Grounds allowance feature by a length fro