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Wednesday Notes: Jermaine Bridgmohan Scores His First FG Hat Trick

Jockey Jermaine Bridgmohan, who elected to hang his tack full-time in New Orleans for the first time this winter, won one-third of Sunday’s Fair Grounds races by scoring a riding t

Derby Week Notes: General Quarters, Giant Oak, Baffert, Lukas, Jockeys, Rachel Alexandra and more!

Tom McCarthy’s General Quarters, one of the favorites for Saturday’s Grade II New Orleans Handicap, breezed a half-mile in 49.40 Sunday morning in a move that left his owner-trainer’s Irish

General Quarters Dodges Bullet

It was a scary Sunday for owner-trainer Tom McCarthy, but by Friday morning the alarm bells for General Quarters fell silent once again.

Hotep, General Quarters, Jody Slew Get Preview Day Works

Two prominent 3-year-old colts pointing toward Fair Grounds’ Grade II Risen Star Stakes Feb.

Friesan Fire, General Quarters Headed for Rematch in Mineshaft

Fair Grounds’ upcoming Grade III Mineshaft Handicap on Louisiana Derby Preview Day Feb.

Jody Slew Would Be Welcome Addition to Grade III Silverbulletday

Last weekend’s $75,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes provided one welcome surprise for the barn of conditioner Bret Calhoun when Martin Racing Stable and Dan Morgan’s Jody Slew got up in time t

General Quarters Ready to March Again in Louisiana Handicap

Tom McCarthy, the 76-year-old owner and trainer of the one-horse stable that consists of last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters, watched his horse gallop arou

McCarthy Propels WLKY-TV to Eclipse Award

Owner-trainer Tom McCarthy brought last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters to New Orleans this winter to run in Fair Grounds’ trio of stakes for older horses.

General Quarters Preparing for Battle of New Orleans 'Cap

General Quarters’ owner-trainer Tom McCarthy reported for duty early at Fair Grounds’ Barn 35 Sunday morning to check on his Blue Grass Stakes winner who returned to competition Satur

Princeville Condo Takes Buddy D; General Quarters Second in Return

Jack Barr, Michele Boyce and Nate Ruffolo’s Princeville Condo came to Fair Grounds and trainer Greg Geier this winter so regular conditioner Boyce could see how well he’d perform on g