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Girvin From Good to Great in Louisiana Derby

Much like five weeks ago in the Grade II Risen Star Stakes, Brad Grady’s Joe Sharp-trainedGirvin showed professionalism and immense promise when outclassing eight rivals in the 104th  Grade II $1,000,000 Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby on Saturday afternoon. After breaking from post eight and...

Enterprising Doubles Up in Muniz Memorial; Undercard Stakes Stars Shine

Maxis Stable’s Enterprising benefitted from a ground-saving trip under Tyler Gaffalione to come out on the winning end of a three-horse photo by a neck in the Grade II $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap, the marquee turf event of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots meet. Wimborne Farm’s Ignacio...

2017 Parade of Hats Winners

Congratulations to our Ladies Parade of Hats winners and all of our contestants who walked the runway and gave it their best! Our winners were: 1st Place Erin Flemming 2nd Place Lori Andara 3rd Place Skyy Taylor Also, a huge thank you to our contest judge, WDSU's Kweilyn Murphy! Please check our...

Shaun Bridgmohan Lands Career Win 3,000

Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan joined an elite group on Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The 37-year-old Spanish Town, Jamaica, native earned his 3,000th victory when   guiding Allied Racing Stable’s Brad Cox-trained Inveniam Viam to victory in the day’s first race. Bridgmohan...

Albarado Riding High Into Big Weekend

Journeyman Robby Albarado has had a phenomenal year already in 2017. His business is up, his stakes rides are plentiful, he earned his 5,000th victory — becoming only the 33rd rider to reach such a milestone — and he recently was informed that he has been nominated for the National Museum of Racing...

Barn Notes: Friday, March 31

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Barn Notes: Thursday, March 30

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Noble Bird Tops Field of Familiar Foes in New Orleans Handicap

Mack Oxley and Broman Fostock’s Noble Bird and Gunpowder Farms and West Point Thoroughbreds’ Breaking Lucky get a bit of class relief in Saturday’s Grade II $400,000 New Orleans Handicap, topping the 1 1/8-miles event after finishing sixth and eighth, respectively, behind world champion Arrogate in...

Barn Notes: Wednesday, March 29

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Kasaqui the Class in Muniz Memorial; Cash Control Seeks Sixth Stakes in New Orleans Ladies

Wimborne Farm’s Ignacio Correas IV-trained Kasaqui (Arg) brings a slight class edge in a field of 11 entered in the Grade II $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap over 1 1/8 miles on the Stall-Wilson turf course Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. In the exacta in 14 of 23 career starts,...