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Ide Like a Double Wins Inaugural Costa Rising

Valene Farms’ Ide Like a Double, settled behind the pace set by stablemate Autobeacat, took command in upper stretch and held sway late to win Saturday’s inaugural running of the $60,000 Cos

Foggy Day No Problem for Rachel Alexandra's Monday Gallop

Horse  of the Year Rachel Alexandra, expected to post her next serious work Wednesday morning, was kept to her normal routine gallop once around the oval Monday morning despite dense early m

Sean Lafitte Wins Gate-to-Wire in Monday Feature

Valene Farms’ Sean Lafitte broke in stride to make the pace and continued with good courage in the stretch to win Monday’s $47,000 Fair Grounds feature by three lengths.

Stormy West Wins Again in Marie Krantz Memorial

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 24, 2009) - Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West remained perfect in three stakes starts at Fair Grounds this season when she captured Saturday's $60,000

Stormy West Tops FG's Furl Sail Handicap Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 22, 2008) - Stormy West, already a stakes winner here this season, returns Saturday as the 7-2 morning line choice in the 37th running of the $60,000 Fu

My Baby Baby, Scolara Meet Again in FG's Pago Hop Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 4, 2008) - Magdalena Racing et al's My Baby Baby and Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Scolara, second and third respectively in last month's Grade II Mrs.

Roi Maudit Heads Thanksgiving Handicap at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 23, 2008) - Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Roi Maudit has been tabbed

Desert Wheat Wins Saturday's Mr. Sulu Stakes at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La (November 15, 2008) - Wachtel Stables, Brous Stables and J.D.

Stormy West, Sammie Sam Capture FG Opening Day Stakes

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 14, 2008) - After challenging for command entering the lane, Diana a