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Barn Notes: Friday, November 24

BRAVO MAKES MARK IN BACK-TO-BACK STYLE Jockey Joe Bravo, a winner of more than 5,200 races, has quickly made himself at home in his first tenure at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The veteran rider and winner of 24 Grade I races and 157 graded events overall won back-to-back races on Thursday...

Fair Grounds Partners With Covenant House to Provide Thanksgiving Dinner for At-Risk Youth.

Executives from Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots delivered fried turkeys and sides to Covenant House to provide Thanksgiving dinner to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth in New Orleans. Covenant House opens its doors to more than 800 youth and children every year. Along with the turkeys, the...

Second Course All Gravy for Yockey's Warrior in Thanksgiving Repeat

For the second consecutive year, Yockey’s Warrior was much the best in the $72,000 Thanksgiving Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Owned by trainer Al Stall Jr. in partnership with Stewart Madison, Steve Landry, Matt Bernard, and Joel Broussard, the dark bay 5-year-old son of Warrior...

Barn Notes: Thursday, November 23

         ·        Cedartown Gives Stidham First Godolphin Stake, Aims to FG Series ·        Change of Equipment for Forevamo ·        Finley’sluckycharm...

Barn Notes: Wednesday, November 22

·        Stall on Top After Four-Bagger Opening Day ·        Much Trouble Impresses Amoss ·        Daughter of Ashado Tops ‘Black Friday’ 2-Year-Old Maiden STALL ON TOP AFTER FOUR-BAGGER OPENING...

My Miss Chiff No Nonsense in Happy Ticket -- Effort Topped Four-Stakes Fair Grounds Opening Day

Town and Country Racing’s Al Stall Jr.-trained My Miss Chiff was all class in victory in the $50,000 Happy Ticket Stakes for Louisiana-bred sprint fillies and mares on Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ four-stakes Opening Day. Off since a third-place finish in Pimlico’s Grade III Miss Preakness...

Barn Notes: Saturday, November 18

·        Chublicious Could Chow Down in Thanksgiving ·        Geroux Geared Up for Riding Title Defense ·        Jenda’s Agenda Back in Training ·       ...

Fresh Faces, Fair Grounds Favorites Return in Formidable Jockey and Trainer Colonies

 Live Thoroughbred racing is set to return in New Orleans for the 146th time, as Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will open for the start of the Thoroughbred racing season on Saturday, Nov. 18 with a 3 p.m. first post. The new racing season provides a backdrop for a competitive battle in...

146th Thoroughbred Key Dates

KEY DATES TO KNOW: 146th THOROUGHBRED RACING SEASON The 146th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is approaching, with Opening Day scheduled for Saturday, November 18 with Starlight Racing and a 3 p.m. first post. Below are some key dates throughout the season to help...

Key Dates to Know: 146th Thoroughbred Racing Season

The 146th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is approaching, with Opening Day scheduled for Saturday, November 18 with Starlight Racing and a 3 p.m. first post. Below are some key dates throughout the season to help fans and horsemen plan ahead (all times Central)....