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2008-09 Fair Grounds Stakes Schedule
Date Purse Stakes (Grade) Conditions Distance/Surface Closes
Nov. 14 $60,000 Si Cima Stakes 3YO/up La.bred F&M 1 1/16 miles Nov. 1
Nov. 14 $60,000 Blushing K.D. Handicap 3YO/up F&M 1 1/16 miles (T) Nov. 1
Nov. 15 $60,000 Mr. Sulu Stakes 3YO/up La. bred 1 1/16 miles (T) Nov. 1
Nov. 22 $60,000 Pontalba Stakes 2YO fillies 5 1/2 furlongs Nov. 8
Nov. 22 $60,000 Old Hickory Stakes 2YO 5 1/2 furlongs Nov. 8
Nov. 27 $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap 3YO/up 6 furlongs Nov. 15
Nov. 28 $60,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial H. 3YO/up 1 1/16 miles (T) Nov. 15
Nov. 29 $60,000 Tenacious Handicap 3YO/up 1 1/16 miles Nov. 15
Dec. 5 $40,000 Mississippi Futurity 2YO (Miss. owners) 6 furlongs Closed
Dec. 6 $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes 3YO fillies 1 mile (T) Nov. 22
    Louisiana Champions Day      
Dec. 13 $100,000 Quarter Horse Juvenile 2YO La. bred QH 350 yards Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Quarter Horse Derby 3YO La. bred QH 400 yards Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Quarter Horse Classic 4YO/up La. bred QH 440 yards Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $50,000 Starter 3YO/up La. bred 1 1/16 miles Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Juvenile 2YO La. bred C&G 6 furlongs Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Lassie 2YO La. bred fillies 6 furlongs Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Sprint 3YO/up La. bred 6 furlongs Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Ladies Sprint 3YO/up La. bred F&M 6 furlongs Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Turf 3YO/up La. bred 1 1/16 miles (T) Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $100,000 Ladies 3YO/up La. bred F&M 1 1/16 miles Nov. 7
Dec. 13 $150,000 Classic 3YO/up La. bred 1 1/8 miles Nov. 7
    Santa Super Saturday
     
Dec. 20 $60,000 Esplanade Stakes 3YO/up F&M 5 1/2 furlongs Dec. 6
Dec. 20 $60,000 Bonapaw Stakes 3YO/up 5 1/2 furlongs (T) Dec. 6
Dec. 20 $60,000 Letellier Memorial Stakes 2YO fillies 6 furlongs Dec. 6
Dec. 20 $60,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes 2YO 6 furlongs Dec. 6
Dec. 20 $60,000 Woodchopper Stakes 3YO 1 mile (T) Dec. 6
Dec. 27 $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap 3YO/up F&M 1 1/16 miles (T) Dec. 13
Dec. 31 $50,000+ Louisiana Futurity 2YO La. bred C&G 6 furlongs Closed
Dec. 31 $50,000+ Louisiana Futurity 2YO La. bred fillies 6 furlongs Closed
Jan. 3 $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes 4YO/up La. bred 1 1/16 miles (T) Dec. 20
    "Road to the Derby" Kickoff Day      
Jan. 10 $75,000 Dr. A.B. Leggio Memorial Stakes 4YO/up F&M 5 1/2 furlongs (T) Dec. 27
Jan. 10 $75,000 F.W. Gaudin Memorial Stakes 4YO/up 6 furlongs Dec. 27
Jan. 10 $100,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (G3) 4YO/up 1 1/16 miles (T) Dec. 27
Jan. 10 $75,000 Louisiana Handicap 4YO/up 1 1/16 miles Dec. 27
Jan. 10 $75,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes 3YO fillies 1 mile Dec. 27
Jan. 10 $100,000 Lecomte Stakes (G3) 3YO 1 mile Dec. 27
Jan. 17 $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap 4YO/up F&M 1 1/16 miles Jan. 3
Jan. 24 $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial H. 4YO/up F&M 1 1/16 miles (T) Jan. 10
Jan. 31 $60,000 Black Gold Stakes 3YO 5 1/2 furlongs (T) Jan. 17
    Louisiana Derby Preview Day      
Feb. 7 $75,000 Pan Zareta Stakes 4YO/up F&M 6 furlongs Jan. 24
Feb. 7 $75,000 Colonel Power Stakes 4YO/up 5 1/2 furlongs (T) Jan. 24
Feb. 7 $125,000= Fair Grounds Handicap (G3) 4YO/up 1 1/8 miles (T) Jan. 24
Feb. 7 $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap (G3) 4YO/up 1 1/16 miles Jan. 24
Feb. 7 $150,000 Silverbulletday Stakes (G3) 3YO fillies 1 1/16 miles Jan. 24
Feb. 7 $200,000 Risen Star Stakes (G3) 3YO 1 1/16 miles Jan. 24
Feb. 14 $60,000 Chou Croute Handicap 4YO/up F&M 1 1/16 miles Jan. 31
Feb. 21 $125,000= Bayou Handicap 4YO/up F&M 1 1/8 miles (T) Feb. 7
Feb. 24 $60,000 Mardi Gras Stakes 3YO fillies 5 1/2 furlongs (T) Feb. 7
Feb. 28 $60,000 Sarah Lane's Oates Stakes 3YO La. bred fillies 1 mile (T) Feb. 14
Feb. 28 $60,000 Gentilly Stakes 3YO La. bred 1 1/16 miles (T) Feb. 14
March 7 $60,000 Allen Lacombe Memorial H. 4YO/up 1 mile (T) Feb. 21
     Louisiana Derby Day
     
March 14 $75,000 Bienville Stakes 4YO/up F&M 5 1/2 furlongs (T) Feb. 28
March 14 $125,000= Duncan F. Kenner Stakes 4YO/up 6 furlongs Feb. 28
March 14 $500,000 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial H. (G2) 4YO/up 1 1/8 miles (T) Feb. 28
March 14 $500,000 New Orleans Handicap (G2) 4YO/up 1 1/8 miles Feb. 28
March 14 $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (G2) 3YO fillies 1 1/16 miles Feb. 28
March 14 $600,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) 3YO 1 1/16 miles Nov. 29
Feb. 28
March 21 $60,000 Fortin Handicap 4YO/up F&M 1 1/16 miles (T) March 7
    Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend      
March 28 $60,000 Happy Ticket Stakes 4YO/up La. bred F&M 5 1/2 furlongs March 14
March 28 $75,000 Crescent City Oaks 3YO La. bred fillies 1 1/16 miles March 14
March 28 $75,000 Crescent City Derby 3YO La. bred 1 1/16 miles March 14
March 28 $60,000 John E. Jackson Jr. Memorial S. 4YO/up La. bred 5 1/2 furlongs March 14
March 29 $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes 4YO/up La. bred F&M 1 1/16 miles (T) March 14
    All turf distances approximate      
     =Includes $50,000 from Breeders' Cup Ltd.