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Barn Notes: Friday, January 27

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LA Derby Golf Tournament benefitting FG Backstrech

The Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament to benefit the Fair Grounds’ backstretch community will take place this year on March 21 at Lakewood Country Club and Golf Course (4801 General Degaulle Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131). Registration forms can be found BY CLICKING HERE. The event will begin with...

Barn Notes: Thursday, January 26

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Jockey Robby Albarado's Career Win 5,000

Jockey Robby Albarado joined an elite group on Sunday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when earning his 5,000th career victory. The 43-year-old Lafayette, Louisiana, native became only the 33rd rider to reach the milestone when guiding Oak Tree Stables’ Scott Gelner-trained Vivacious V. V....

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 22

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Robby Albarado Joins Elite Ranks with Career Win 5,000

Jockey Robby Albarado joined an elite group on Sunday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when earning his 5,000th career victory. The 43-year-old Lafayette, Louisiana, native became only the 33rd rider to reach the milestone when guiding Oak Tree Stables’ Scott Gelner-trained Vivacious V. V....

Granny's Kitten Makes the Grade in Col. E. R. Bradley; Holy Boss, Hawaakom Land Saturday Stakes Wins

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Granny’s Kitten earned his first career graded stakes win when taking down the first graded stakes race on the Fair Grounds racing calendar in Saturday’s Grade III $125,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone....

Farrell Fires in Silverbulletday; Kitten's Roar Gets Revenge in Krantz

Coffeepot Stables’ homebred filly Farrell was bet down to 4-5 odds and responded with a solid showing in the Listed $150,000 Silverbulletday Stakes, the first of three New Orleans stepping stones to the Grade I $1,000,000 Longines Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 5. After breaking well from...

Guest Suite Luxurious in Lecomte

William S. Farish and Lora Jean Kilroy’s Neil Howard-trained Guest Suite showed professionalism and class with a 1¼-length victory in Saturday’s showcase event at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone. The 73rd running of the Grade III $...

Guest Suite Luxurious in Lecomte

William S. Farish and Lora Jean Kilroy’s Neil Howard-trained Guest Suite showed professionalism and class with a 1¼-length victory in Saturday’s showcase event at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone. The 73rd running of the Grade III $...