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103rd LOUISIANA DERBY DAY NOTES: March 24, 2016 (P.M. Set)

·        Game Time for Mo Tom and Amoss ·        Street Fancy Flying Under the Fair Grounds Oaks Radar ·        Venus Valentine out to Prove Herself ·       ...

103rd LOUISIANA DERBY NOTES: March 24, 2016 (Early Set)

·        Forevamo Keeps Moving Forward for Stall ·        Tom’s Ready Not Just the Other Benson ·        Casse Tags in Conquest Windycity, Returns to Fair Grounds ·    ...

103rd LOUISIANA DERBY NOTES: March 23, 2016

·        Greenpointcrusader Ready for the Next Step ·        Maker Expects Improvement from International Star ·        World Approval Challenges Ex-Stablemate Chocolate Ride...

BARN NOTES: March 20, 2016

·        Asmussen Looking for Progress from Gun Runner ·        Dazzling Gem Could Run in Both Louisiana and Arkansas Derbies ·        Dream Dance Kicks off Campaign in Fair Grounds Oaks ·...

STAKES ADVANCE: 24th Grade II $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Adolphson, Staff Writer/Media Specialist, 504.948.1255, Michael.Adolphson@fgno.com CHOCOLATE RIDE GOES FOR FIFTH FAIR GROUNDS GRADED STAKES IN MUNIZ MEMORIAL NEW ORLEANS (March 20, 2016) – Over the last two seasons at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, few...

STAKES ADVANCE: 91st Grade II $400,000 New Orleans Handicap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Adolphson, Staff Writer/Media Specialist, 504.948.1255, Michael.Adolphson@fgno.com MAJESTIC HARBOR LOOKS TO CONTINUE RESURGENCE IN NEW ORLEANS HANDICAP NEW ORLEANS (March 20, 2016) – Gallant Stable’s veteran campaigner and Grade I winner Majestic Harbor (...

STAKES ADVANCE: 49th Grade II $400,000 TwinSpires.com Fair Grounds Oaks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Adolphson, Staff Writer/Media Specialist, 504.948.1255, Michael.Adolphson@fgno.com   CALIFORNIAN GRADE I FILLIES TOP FAIR GROUNDS OAKS FIELD NEW ORLEANS (March 20, 2016) – The Grade II $400,000 TwinSpires.com Fair Grounds Oaks has been the most...

Vigorous Titan Takes Colonel Power

L T B, Inc. and Miles Childers’ Vigorous Titan has proven to be a worthwhile investment for trainer and part-owner Bernie Flint. On Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the son of Cowboy Cal scored his first career stakes victory and fourth win from eight starts since being claimed for...

STAKES ADVANCE: 103rd Grade II $1,000,000 TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Adolphson, Staff Writer/Media Specialist, 504.948.1255, Michael.Adolphson@fgno.com   MO TOM LEADS LOCAL LEGION VS. INVADERS IN LOUISIANA DERBY 103 NEW ORLEANS (March 19, 2016) – The 103rd running of the Grade II TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby offers...

MO TOM LEADS LOCAL LEGION VS. INVADERS IN LOUISIANA DERBY 103

  MO TOM LEADS LOCAL LEGION VS. INVADERS IN LOUISIANA DERBY 103 NEW ORLEANS (March 19, 2016) – The 103rd running of the Grade II TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby offers a $1,000,000 purse, awards 170 Kentucky Derby points (split 100-40-20-10) and has attracted a field of 11 3-year-old colts to...