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Western Reserve a Determined Diliberto Winner; Cash Control, Green Mask Best in Tough Battles

Marc Detampel’s Western Reserve ($10.60, $5.20 and $3.60) provided a quick return on investment for his owner and trainer Brad Cox as the son of Indian Charlie stalked, pounced and held off a trio of challengers to win his first start for said connections in the $75,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial on...

Stakes Recaps: Santa Super Saturday Turf Stakes

Marc Detampel’s Western Reserve ($10.60, $5.20 and $3.60) provided a quick return on investment for his owner and trainer Brad Cox as the son of Indian Charlie stalked, pounced and held off a trio of challengers to win his first start for said connections in the $75,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial on...

Stakes Recaps: Santa Super Saturday Dirt Stakes

DARRS, Inc.’s Honorable Duty ($14, $7.80 and $5.60) gave his ownership its second stakes victory on the day as the Brendan Walsh trainee won the $75,000 Tenacious Stakes by three-quarters of a length under James Graham. Raagheb ($37.80 and $16.40) was a game three-quarter-length runner-up under...

Spreading Holiday Cheer in Surrounding Communities

Following successful efforts to give back to the community during last year’s live racing season, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots again partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank and both Tulane-Lakeside and Oschner’s Pediatric Units during the holidays for the current 145th racing season. The...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 17

·        Lecomte Possible for Cool Arrow, Girvin ·        Clever Girl a Smart Winner for Cox ·        Dolphus May Point to Woodchopper ·        Work Tab...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 16

  ·        Stidham Seeks Return to Form with Secret Someone ·        Running Mate Getting ‘Bigger and Stronger’ for Jones ·        Green Mask Needs Perfect Timing in Bonapaw ·  ...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 15

·        Taleoftheprincess’s Tenacity Giving Lovell Confidence ·        Chocolate Ride Primed for 2016-17 Seasonal Bow ·        Hogy Leads Potent Becker One-Two Punch ·    ...

Join the Fair Grounds Racing Club

Following the success of the Churchill Downs Racing Club, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has created the Fair Grounds Racing Club that will have two horses trained by veteran trainer Al Stall, Jr. The two horses, a 2-year-old colt and a 2-year-old filly, are already working under Stall’s care...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 11

·        Saint’s Fan Pointing to Lecomte ·        Mena Pulls Clear in Competitive Jockey Race ·        Catalano Fillies Highlight Work Tab SAINT’S FAN POINTING TO LECOMTE Amid all the buzz of...

Mobile Bay Asserts Class in LA Champions Day Classic; Saint's Fan Remains Unbeaten on LA Champions Day

 Tigertail Ranch’s Mobile Bay entered Saturday’s featured $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic as the lone graded stakes winner in the field and asserted said class in a dominant 4 3/4-length triumph under a heady ride by Diego Saenz. An iron horse, having raced 24 times over the last two...