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Bloemer Girl Wins Thursday Feature

By Graham Ross, Staff Writer

Monday Notes: FG Oaks-Bound Kathmanblu Favored in Kentucky Oaks Future Wager

Five D Thoroughbreds and Wind River Stables’ Kathmanblu, clearly best in her most recent start in the Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes at Fair Grounds Feb.

Aide Favored in Tuesday's Mardi Gras Stakes

Adele Dilschneider’s Aide, a disappointing fifth in Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Silverbulletday Stakes Jan.

Willcox Inn to Make 3YO Debut in Saturday's Grindstone Stakes

All In Stable’s Willcox Inn, away from competition since finishing third in the Grade II Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Nov.

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