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Tizaqueena Tallies Sunday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 8, 2009) - Darley Stable's Tizaqueena, runner-up in Fair Grounds' Tiffany Lass Stakes last year, continued her comeback with a victory in Sunday's $46,000 allowance feature for older fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. With 2007-08 and current meet leading rider...

Barn Notes: Friesan Fire Moving Forward to Louisiana Derby March 14

As the two-length winner of Saturday's $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes, Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire is the hottest horse on the grounds that is headed for Fair Grounds' centerpiece race - the $600,000 Grade II Louisiana Derby March 14.

Friesan Fire Moving Forward to Louisiana Derby March 14

Headlines for Sunday, February 08, 2009 Friesan Fire Moving Forward to Louisiana Derby March 14 ‘Pegasus' Proves Self as Louisiana Derby Possibility War Echo Where She Needs to Be Right Now Block's Horse Blocked Again Indygo Mountain Taken Off Triple Crown Trail   Friesan...

Friesan Fire Rules Saturday's Risen Star Stakes

Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire overtook Flying Pegasus inside the eighth pole and captured the $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds.

Friesan Fire Rules Saturday's Risen Star Stakes

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 7, 2009) - Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire overtook Flying Pegasus inside the eighth pole and captured the $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds. Friesan Fire, who also captured last month's Grade III Lecomte Stakes at Fair...

War Echo Brings Back Memories with Silverbulletday Win

For the second year in a row, a 3-year-old offspring of the mare Wild Vision landed in the winner's circle on Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds.

War Echo Brings Back Memories with Silverbulletday Win

NEW ORLEANS, La (February 7, 2009) - For the second year in a row, a 3-year-old offspring of the mare Wild Vision landed in the winner's circle on Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds. A year ago, it was Pyro who made a last-to-first move to win the Risen Star Stakes, and Saturday,...

'Tycoon' Rules FG Handicap; 'Honest' Runs True in Mineshaft

Saturday's Louisiana Derby Preview Day undercard at Fair Grounds was highlighted by Charlotte Musgrave's Diamond Tycoon, who came from well off the pace to capture the $125,000 Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap under a masterful ride by Julien Leparoux.

'Tycoon' Rules FG Handicap; 'Honest' Runs True in Mineshaft

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 7, 2009) - Saturday's Louisiana Derby Preview Day undercard at Fair Grounds was highlighted by Charlotte Musgrave's Diamond Tycoon, who came from well off the pace to capture the $125,000 Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap under a masterful ride by Julien Leparoux....

Louisiana Derby Preview Day Notes and Quotes

Pan Zareta Stakes Winner: Precious Kiss ($6.60, running time 1:11.14) Trainer Patrick Mouton: "I told John (Jacinto) not to change a thing with the four-horse field. Take her back and relax, because she loves this home stretch." Jockey John Jacinto: "I took her back today. I...