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Zeb Wins Feature on Meet's Final Monday

John Eaton and Steve Laymon’s Zeb rushed quickly to the lead and never relinquished it again, capturing Monday’s $51,000 allowance sprint at about 5 1/2-furlongs over the Stall-Wilson turf course by a nose. Zeb, trained by Greg Foley and ridden by Rosie Napravnik, toured the distance over firm...

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks despite drawing the outside post for the 1 1/16 mile contest. With a purse recently bumped to $...

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks despite drawing the outside post for the 1 1/16 mile contest. With a purse recently bumped to $...

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks despite drawing the outside post for the 1 1/16 mile contest. With a purse recently bumped to $...

Giant Oak, Inglorious, Battle of Hastings Head Derby Day Supporting Stakes

Donver Stables’ Inglorious, a fast-closing second to the highly regarded Kathmanblu in last month’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, was made the 3-1 favorite in Saturday’s Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks despite drawing the outside post for the 1 1/16 mile contest. With a purse recently bumped to $...

Louisiana Derby Contender Machen Breezes in :48 with Prado Aboard

Jockey Edgar Prado, who rode Lael Stable’s legendary Barbaro to victory in the 2006 Kentucky Derby and was named North America’s Eclipse Award-winning jockey that season, flew up from South Florida to New Orleans Sunday night to work Courtland Farm’s Machen for trainer Neil Howard Monday morning in...

Louisiana Derby Contender Machen Breezes in :48 with Prado Aboard

Louisiana Derby contender Machen, second choice on the morning line at 7-2 off a fourth in last month's Risen Star Stakes, breezed a half-mile in :48 at Fair Grounds Monday morning with Edgar Prado aboard. Prado flew in from Florida for the work and will ride Machen in Saturday's $1 million race....

"Letters from the Backside" Opens Tonight Near Paddock Area

The Neighborhood Story Project, a local nonprofit in partnership with the University of New Orleans that facilitates area residents publishing books about their own communities, will present Letters from the Backside, an exhibition of open letters by racing’s behind-the-scenes workers accompanied...

Katie Mikolay Talks About the Louisiana Derby Day Card Friday Evening on Brisnet.com

Join Fair Grounds Racing Analyst Katie Mikolay on a special Louisiana Derby preview edition of the Brisnet.com Live Chat this Friday evening, 6-8 p.m. CDT. Katie and the Brisnet handicappers will break down the 14-race Louisiana Derby Day card, with a special emphasis on the six stakes.

Little Polka Dot Wins Sunday

Maggi Moss’s Little Polka Dot, away alertly and quickly in command, made the pace and drew clear in the final furlong to post a length and a half victory in Sunday’s $51,000 allowance dash for older fillies and mares over Fair Grounds Stall-Wilson turf course. Ridden by Jesse Campbell and trained...