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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

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

Sunday Notes: Howard Honing Wilkinson's Skills With Patience

Trainer Neil Howard was his usual modest self when accepting congratulations back at his Fair Grounds barn Sunday morning, one day after his latest star sophomore Wilkinson

Wilkinson Wins Grade III Lecomte Stakes on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day

Trainer Neil Howard had indicated that Gaillardia Racing’s Wilkinson may have been a little flat when he finished third in his last race at Fair Grounds on New Yea