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Estonia Rules 2YO Filly Feature

NEW ORLEANS (Saturday, December 1, 2012) – Stoneway Farms’ Estonia,unhurried early, swung outside the leaders to launch a bid when set down for the drive, gained t

Pants On Fire, 'Macho Man' Kentucky Derby-Bound

For want of a shoe, the race might have been lost, or at least that’s the way Kathy Ritvo, trainer of Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and Dream Team One Racing’s Mucho Macho Man

Louisiana Derby Contender Machen Breezes in :48 with Prado Aboard

Jockey Edgar Prado, who rode Lael Stable’s legendary Barbaro to victory in the 2006 Kentucky Derby and was named North America’s Eclipse A

Mucho Macho Man Tops Field of 13 for Saturday's $1 Million Louisiana Derby

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and Dream Team One Racing Stable’s Mucho Macho Man, hero of Fair Grounds’ Grade II Risen Star Stakes in his last start Feb.

Wilkinson, Machen On Track for Louisiana Derby

During training hours Friday morning at Fair Grounds, conditioner Neil Howard reported all systems still “on go” for appearances by the talented sophomore duo of Gaillardia Racing’

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

Friday Notes: 'Bet or No Bet' Game Luring New Fans

It’s only a week away! The third of four Starlight Racing programs to be offered at Fair Grounds this winter is happening Feb.

Wilkinson Possible for Risen Star Stakes

Trainer Neil Howard, in the midst of a banner winter season at Fair Grounds where he is batting over .300 in trips to the winner’s circle from a modest number of starters, updated

Monday Notes: What's In a Name for Machen?

Trainer Neil Howard reported all was well with Courtlandt Farm’s Machen Monday morning, one day after his latest promising 3-year-old tallied by five lengths in Su