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Girvin Ascends in Grade II Risen Star

 Brad Grady’s Joe Sharp-trainedGirvin showed excellent constitution and acceleration en route to a sharp two-length victory in Saturday’s 45th running of the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes. Over 1 1/16 miles, the main track 3-year-old-restricted race was the second of three New Orleans...

Girvin Ascends in Risen Star

 Brad Grady’s Joe Sharp-trainedGirvin showed excellent constitution and acceleration en route to a sharp two-length victory in Saturday’s 45th running of the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes. Over 1 1/16 miles, the main track 3-year-old-restricted race was the second of three New Orleans...

Barn Notes: Friday, February 24

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Barn Notes: Thursday, February 23

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Stakes Advances: Mineshaft Handicap, FG Handicap, Daisy Devine and Col. Power

G M B Racing’s Tom Amoss-trained Mo Tom makes his 4-year-old bow on Saturday in a competitive, local star-studded field of older horses in the 1 1/16-miles Grade III $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The son of Uncle Mo leads a parade of Fair Grounds favorites,...

Barn Notes: Sunday, February 19

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Barn Notes: Saturday, February 18

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Valadorna Seeks Stakes Validation in Rachel Alexandra

The Grade II $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes has become a vital prep for not only the Grade II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks five weeks later over the same Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots main track and 1 1/16-miles distance, but also the Grade I $1,000,000 Longines Kentucky Oaks five weeks...

Guest Suite Takes On Mo Town, Full Field in Risen Star

The Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes features a clash between a formidable Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots-based home team and a pair of potent stakes-winning invaders from each side of the country in its 2017 edition. Led by Grade III Lecomte Stakes winner Guest Suite, the New Orleans...

Barn Notes: Friday, February 17

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