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Paul McGee Lands Victory 1,000

Trainer Paul McGee earned his 1,000th career victory on Thursday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots by saddling well-regarded sophomore December Seven to an authoritative allowance victory under jockey James Graham for longtime client Jay Em Ess Stable of Samantha Siegel. The 54-year...

Geroux & McGee Get 1,000th Victories

Florent Geroux Gets Victory 1,000 Placing the proverbial cherry on top of a career year, jockey Florent Geroux won his 1,000th race on Thursday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The defending meet champion rider guided Flurry Racing Stables’ Brad Cox-trained Mr. Misunderstood to a...

Florent Geroux Gets Victory 1,000

Placing the proverbial cherry on top of a career year, jockey Florent Geroux won his 1,000th race on Thursday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The defending meet champion rider guided Flurry Racing Stables’ Brad Cox-trained Mr. Misunderstood to a resounding 3½-length victory over...

Stakes Recap: Danzatrice Dominant in Tiffany Lass

Gainesway Stable’s Danzatrice impressed onlookers with a facile 7¼-length victory in the $50,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes on Monday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The daughter of Dunkirk sat comfortably in second as Fox Hill Farm’s Cinnamon Spice set a moderate early pace under...

Barn Notes: Monday, December 26

  ·        Untapped Points to Silverbulletday ·        Shaken Returns in New Year’s Eve Undercard ·        Lookin At Lee Returns to Work Tab   UNTAPPED POINTS TO SILVERBULLETDAY...

Stakes Advances: Woodchopper & Louisiana Futurities

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Canadian classic winner Sir Dudley Digges will attempt to return to the winner’s circle for the first time since annexing the $1 million Queen’s Plate – the first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown – when the son of Gio Ponti goes to post as the horse to beat in the 31st...

Stakes Advances: Pago Hop & Pan Zareta

SEVEN STAKES WINNERS CLASH IN WIDE-OPEN PAGO HOP; KATHBALLU SEEKS BACK-TO-BACK STAKES IN PAN ZARETA A full field of 14 sophomore fillies, plus one also eligible, have packed Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ $75,000 Pago Hop Stakes to its brim. Set for New Year’s Eve, the about one-mile event...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 23

  ·        Promising 2-Year-Olds Top Two-Turn Dec. 26 Allowance ·        One Mean Man Slices Through Woodchopper Work ·        No Distortion Tops Work Tab   PROMISING 2-YEAR-OLDS TOP...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 22

·        McGee After Win 1,000 ·        Include Betty Looks for Winner’s Circle in Tiffany Lass ·        I’m a Chatterbox Tops Work Tab MCGEE AFTER WIN 1,000 Had Thursday’s Fair Grounds Race...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 18

·        Proforma Impresses Stidham, Likely to Stay Short ·        Work Tab   PROFORMA IMPRESSES STIDHAM, LIKELY TO STAY SHORT DARRS, Inc.’s Proforma put on a solid performance on Saturday afternoon for trainer Mike Stidham...