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Getaway Guy Wins Monday Feature

Clarkland Farm and Gregory Foley’s Getaway Guy lived up to his name at Fair Grounds Monday, making the pace and then drawing off for a 4 3/4-length score in the featured $51,000 allowance optional claiming event contested at about 5 1/2-furlongs over the Stall-Wilson turf course. Getaway Guy,...

Rogue Romance, Mucho Macho Man Vie in Saturday's Risen Star Stakes

Rogue Romance, third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, and Mucho Macho Man, fourth in the Holy Bull Stakes three weeks ago, are expected to vie for the public’s affection in Saturday's Grade II Risen Star Stakes, the final local prep for the Grade II Louisiana Derby five weeks later. For more details...

Rogue Romance, Mucho Macho Man Vie in Saturday's Risen Star Stakes

Catesby Clay’s Rogue Romance, third in the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Juvenile last fall, and Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and Dream Team 1 Racing’s Mucho Macho Man, fourth in Gulfstream’s Grade III Holy Bull Stakes three weeks ago, are expected to vie for the public’s affection in New Orleans Saturday...

Siente El Trueno Wins Sunday Feature

Feel the Thunder Stable and David Cassidy’s Siente El Trueno was allowed to settle just off the early pace in Sunday’s featured $51,000 six-furlong allowance optional claiming race at Fair Grounds, came up to challenge for command entering the stretch and drew off for a 1 3/4-length score under...

Multiple Gr. I Winner Telling Coming for Saturday's Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Telling, winner of the last two renewals of Saratoga’s prestigious Grade I Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap, will journey to New Orleans later this week from his winter home in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to shoulder the top impost of 122 pounds in the Grade III Fair Grounds...

Ravi's Song Sings in Pelleteri Stakes

Mrs. Yoshio Fujita’s Ravi’s Song, unhurried early in Saturday’s featured $60,000 Pelleteri Stakes for older fillies and mares at Fair Grounds, closed with a crescendo by hitting all the high notes late to be best by a length and a half at the wire. “She made a tremendous late move,” said trainer...

Ravi's Song Sings in Saturday's Pelleteri Stakes

Mrs. Yoshio Fujita’s Ravi’s Song, unhurried early in Saturday’s featured $60,000 Pelleteri Stakes for older fillies and mares at Fair Grounds, closed with a crescendo by hitting all the high notes late to be best by a length and a half at the wire.

Forbidden Forest Bests Prime Cut in Friday Feature

Volunteer Racing’s Forbidden Forest outdueled Courtlandt Farms’ Prime Cut by a nose Friday’s $51,000 1 1/16-miles allowance optional claiming feature for 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Trey Agilar, Forbidden Forest made the pace with early splits of 25.15 and 50.31, lost the lead turning...

Friday Notes: 'Bet or No Bet' Game Luring New Fans

It’s only a week away! The third of four Starlight Racing programs to be offered at Fair Grounds this winter is happening Feb. 18 with its special first post set for 5 p.m., but its intention of attracting new fans to the sport of Thoroughbred racing has already been realized – at least for one...

Avie's Tale Heads Saturday's Pelleteri Stakes

Avie’s Tale, heroine of the $58,000 Blushing K D Handicap on New Year’s Day, has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite for Saturday’s 25th anniversary edition of the $60,000 Pelleteri Stakes for older fillies and mares at 1 1/16-miles over the main track. To read the full stakes preview,...