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House of Silver Wins Friday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 23, 2009) - John Gunther's House of Silver alternated for the early lead, drew clear briefly and then withstood a late bid by Naturalyontherocks to win Friday's $44,000 turf allowance feature at Fair Grounds by a half-length. House of Silver, a Wally Dollase trainee...

Barn Notes: Derby Deadlines Descend on New Orleans Saturday

It's deadline time for horsemen both locally and nationally. Nominations to the $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes Feb. 7 - as well as the five other stakes on Louisiana Derby Preview Day - close this Saturday.

Derby Deadlines Descend on New Orleans Saturday

Headlines for Friday, January 23, 2009 Derby Deadlines Descend on New Orleans Saturday Early Look at Grade III Risen Star Robby's Recent Run Moves Him Up Local Leader Board Jessica Takes a Bite of the Big Apple This Weekend   Derby Deadlines Descend on New Orleans Saturday NEW...

Update on Wagering on California Racing

Updated 1/26/09 To our valued patrons: We have been notified by the Thoroughbred Owners of California that they have once again given authorization for the Los Angeles Turf Club (Santa Anita) and Pacific Racing Association (Golden Gate) to transmit the signals of their races to, or accept...

Snow Delicious Tastes Victory Thursday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 22, 2009) - Eddie Johnston and Joe Rink's Snow Delicious, far back early, rallied boldly and was up in the late stages to be best by three-quarters of a length in Thursday's $44,000 filly-and-mare allowance feature over Fair Grounds' Stall-Wilson turf course. Ridden by...

Stormy West Heads Saturday's Marie Krantz Memorial

Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West, twice a stakes winner at the current session, will attempt to make it three in a row as she heads a field of 14 older fillies and mares in the 14th running of the $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds.

Stormy West Heads Saturday's Marie Krantz Memorial

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 22, 2009) - Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West, twice a stakes winner at the current session, will attempt to make it three in a row as she heads a field of 14 older fillies and mares in the 14th running of the $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap Saturday at...

Scherer Entry 1-2 in Monday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 19, 2009) - Thomas Dipiazza and Merrill Scherer's Shockin Blow took command in upper stretch and drew off late for a 6 1/4-length victory in Monday's featured $46,000 allowance for Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds. Shockin Blow covered the six furlongs in 1...

Southern Sister Rules in Slop Sunday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 18, 2009) - Grand Prairie Stables' Southern Sister took command in mid-stretch and drew off for a three-length victory in the $46,000 allowance feature for 3-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies Sunday at Fair Grounds. Trained by Morris Nicks, Southern Sister was ridden...

Rolling Sea Wins Truly Bound, Keys Asmussen Six-Bagger

Keyed by Rolling Sea's 5 1/2-length win in the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap, trainer Steve Asmussen tied his own Fair Grounds record by winning six races on Saturday's 10-race program.