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Scrappy Roo Wins Monday Feature

Steve Asmussen’s Scrappy Roo, always well placed, came up to challenge H & H Ranch’s front-running Valid Message entering the lane, took command approaching th

Red Strike Likely for Turf Series

The Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap on Jan. 22, the Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap Feb.

Justin Phillip a Candidate for 3YO Stakes

Zayat Stables’ well-bred sophomore Justin Phillip appears talented enough to be a worthy candidate for Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Stakes as part of Ro

Great Mills Proves Best in Thursday Turf Feature for Juveniles

Millennium Farms’ Great Mills stalked the pace set by Carl R.

Hallway Hits His Stride in Mr. Sulu Stakes

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hallway came from off the pace in Saturday’s $60,000 Mr.

Introducing New Fair Grounds Racing Analyst Katie Mikolay

Who can turn the world on with her smile?

Hisse Wins Red Camelia on Closing Day

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hisse proved prophetically best by 4 3/4-lengths when winning Sunday’ $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes on closing day of Fair Grounds 2009-2010 Thoroughbred racing seas

Rachel Alexandra Won't Go to Oaklawn for Apple Blossom

Jess Jackson: “We tried and we really wanted to go (to the Apple Blossom). It’s unfortunate but the timing just wasn’t right. For the health of the horse.

Rachel Alexandra Comes Back Fine, Will Ship to Oaklawn Monday

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra was in good order Sunday, the morning following her second-place finish to Zardana in the $200,000 New Orleans Ladies, and will ship to Oaklawn Park on Mon

Zardana Upsets Rachel Alexandra in New Orleans Ladies

The festive overflow crowd estimated at more than 12,000—the largest since the track’s reopening following Hurricane Katrina—might have thought it was the worst of times, but even in gallant defeat