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Barn Notes: Saturday, March 14

@AdolphsonRacing SUNBEAN OFF UNTIL LATE SUMMERBrittlyn Stable’s Sunbean is getting a well-deserved break after a busy fall/winter campaign, according to trainer Ron Faucheux.  The 13-time winner did not exit his third-place finish at 2-5 odds in the $200,000 Louisiana Premier Night...

Barn Notes: Friday, March 13

@AdolphsonRacing   DEFONDO POSSIBLE FOR LOUISIANA DERBYWest Point Thoroughbreds’ promising and lightly raced Defondo may have earned his way into the Grade II $750,000 Louisiana Derby, according to trainer Dallas Stewart.  The son of El Corredor has raced a mere four times in his career...

Barn Notes: Thursday, March 12

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*STRING KING RECOVERING FROM ILLNESS, OUT OF MUNIZ*TUBA TAKING IT EASY*TRACK RECORD SETTER PAROLED POSSIBLE FOR MUNIZ STRING KING RECOVERING FROM ILLNESS, OUT OF MUNIZFan-beloved Louisiana-bred String King will be unable to make his appointment with the Grade II $...

Barn Notes: Sunday, March 8

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*MIZZ MONEY POSSIBLE FOR FAIR GROUNDS OAKS*DE LA CERDA PLOTS PATHS FOR STAR FILLIES MIZZ MONEY POSSIBLE FOR FAIR GROUNDS OAKSL. T. B., Inc., and Hillerich Racing’s Mizz Money has exited her determined win in Saturday’s $60,000 Allen Lacombe Memorial at Fair Grounds...

Stakes Recap: Allen Lacombe Memorial

What was thought to be a budding rivalry between two talented gray 3-year-old grass fillies may have blossomed into all-out war on Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots when L T B, Inc. and Hillerich Racing’s Mizz Money claimed the better of a photo-finish in the $60,000 Allen...

Barn Notes: Saturday, March 7

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*IKE WALKER EXITS STAKES WIN WELL*STALL SEEING GREEN THIS SEASON*TOP OF THE PAGE MORE THAN A FOOTNORE IN THURSDAY'S FEATURE IKE WALKER EXITS STAKES WIN WELLIke and Dawn Thrash’s always well-regarded Ike Walker woke up from a four-race losing streak under jockey...

Barn Notes: Friday, March 6

@AdolphsonRacingIN TODAY'S NOTES*STEWART HIGH ON LEMON DROP TITLE*A SATISFYING RETURN FOR KENDALL'S BOY*STARSHIP DUCHESS TO BE RETIRED, BRED TO CANDY RIDE*REGALLY READY AMONG FOUR GRADED STAKES WINNERS IN SUNDAY FEATURE STEWART HIGH ON LEMON DROP TITLEThere are many promising maidens stabled at...

Barn Notes: Thursday, March 5

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*CALHOUN AND SHARP CLOSING GAP ON AMOSS*WEST COAST BELLE TO MOVE ON, KENTUCKY OAKS STILL GOAL CALHOUN AND SHARP CLOSING GAP ON AMOSSA veteran and a freshman trainer are closing the gap on Tom Amoss, the longtime 2014-15 Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots meet’s...

Stakes Advance: Allen Lacombe Memorial

 A field of twelve sophomore fillies have packed the entry box for the eighth running of the $60,000 Allen Lacombe Memorial at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.  At 7½ furlongs on the grass, the Lacombe attracted a solid field, including two stakes winners, two stakes-placed fillies...

Fair Grounds to Increase Overnight Purses 10% for Remainder of the Meet

 As a result of an increase in pari-mutuel handle and increased slots and video poker revenue in 2015, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has announced a 10% increase in overnight purses for the remainder of the 143rd thoroughbred racing season. “I am pleased to announce this purse increase...