Steve Asmussen

Sellers Rules Again in Pontalba; Comedero Wins Old Hickory

After riding a winner on Friday’s opening day at Fair Grounds, Louisiana native Shane Sellers, once a nationally-known riding star who returned to the saddle last summer following a 4 1/2-ye

Asmussen Active in Saturday's Old Hickory, Pontalba Stakes

Eclipse Award-winning conditioner Steve Asmussen – also Fair Grounds’ defending trainer champion last season – will be prominently represented in both stakes on Saturday’s opening weekend program o

Fair Grounds Concludes 137th Season

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 29, 2009) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots concluded its 137th season Sunday, a winter that provided a mixture of new and old.

Robby Reflects on Cusp of Rider Record

Headlines for Friday, March 27, 2009

Five Stakes Top FG's Season-Ending Lagniappe Weekend

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 26, 2009) - Five stakes races for Louisiana-breds, including four on Saturday, make up Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend presented by Miller on the final two day

P. S. U. Grad Wins Thursday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 19, 2009) - Michael Shustek and Don Stanley's odds-on favorite P. S. U.

Rachel Alexandra Odds-On in Fair Grounds Oaks

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 9, 2009) - L and M Partners' Rachel Alexandra looms as the 4-5 morning line choice when facing five rivals in the 43rd running of the $400,000 Grade II Fai

Hallway Wins at Fair Grounds Thursday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 5, 2009) - Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's Hallway rallied boldly outside the leaders and drew clear late for a 1 3 /4-length victory in the $50,000 turf allow

Friesan Fire Breezes Five-Eighths Monday at Fair Grounds

Headlines for Monday, March 02, 2009

Louisiana-bred Sophomores Featured Saturday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 24, 2009) - The 25th edition of the $60,000 Gentilly Stakes for 3-year-old Louisiana-breds and the seventh running of the $60,000 Sarah Lane's Oates Sta