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Louisiana Champions Day Notes & Quotes

LOUISIANA CHAMPIONS DAY NOTES & QUOTES   Quarter Horse Juvenile Winner: Martini Mountain ($7.40, running time :18.03) Jockey Danny Lavergne: "He was leaning against the gate. I tried to get him off, but when we broke, he slipped a little. By the third time he hit the ground, he...

Artic Jet Follows Snow with $198.60 Payoff at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 12, 2008) - One day after New Orleans' first snowfall in four years, hunch players celebrated the highest win payoff of the winter when 98-1 longshot Artic Jet won Friday's eighth race at Fair Grounds. Trained by John Savoy and ridden by Jose Riquelme, Artic Jet got...

Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Brings Boulet Back Full Circle

Headlines for Friday, December 12, 2008 Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Brings Boulet Back Full Circle Stall Among Strong Supporters of Louisiana Champions Day Meteor Impact Shoots for the Stars Saturday Fair Grounds Jockey Colony Dominates Delta Jackpot Night Wild Again...

Nine Former Champions Day Winners Return Saturday

Nine horses who have won during previous Louisiana Champions Day programs return to Fair Grounds in an attempt to repeat as the track plays host to the event's 18th renewal Saturday.

Nine Former Champions Day Winners Return Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 11, 2008) - Nine horses who have won during previous Louisiana Champions Day programs return to Fair Grounds in an attempt to repeat as the track plays host to the event's 18th renewal Saturday. The 11-race Louisiana Champions Day card, exclusively for Thoroughbreds...

Fair Grounds Cancels Thursday Program

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has canceled its live racing program Thursday because of winter weather and track conditions.

Fair Grounds Cancels Thursday Program

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 11, 2008) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has canceled its live racing program Thursday because of winter weather and track conditions. Snow began falling in the metro New Orleans area Thursday morning. New Orleans is under a winter storm warning. "...

Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Former winners and full fields serve as the headline attractions for the 18th annual Louisiana Champions Day Saturday at Fair Grounds.Entries were taken Monday for the 11-race program of stakes races restricted to accredited Louisiana-breds offers purses totaling $1.1 million.

Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Headlines for Monday, December 08, 2008 Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday Thoughts of Derby Get Early Start Thursday 11 Races on Friday, Saturday   Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday NEW ORLEANS, La. - Former winners and full fields serve as...

Talkin Indian Wins Sunday's Fair Grounds Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 7, 2008) - Gary and Kathy Priest's Talkin Indian, ridden by Miguel Mena, split rivals in the late stages to capture Sunday's $44,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. Talkin Indian, a half-sister to 2004 Breeders' Cup Turf winner Better Talk...