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Barn Notes: Sunday, November 20

·        Sunny Oak Shortens, Opens Up the Possibilities for Johnston ·        Quijote Aims to Continue Amoss Dominance of Thanksgiving ·        Mena Opens Up on Opening Day, Wins Four · ...

Stakes Wins by Benwill, Nubin Ridge and Sunny Oak Kick Off Fair Grounds Meet

A trio of overnight $50,000 Louisiana-bred stakes kicked off the 2016-17 Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots meet on Saturday afternoon, with Benwill, Nubin Ridge and Sunny Oak proving victorious at the New Orleans oval. In the Mr. Sulu Stakes over a mile on the Stall-Wilson turf course, Royce G....

Barn Notes: Saturday, November 19

·        Yockey’s Warrior Fit and Ready to Fly ·        Geroux to Return to Fair Grounds ·        Sunbean Tops Work Tab YOCKEY’S WARRIOR FIT AND READY TO FLY Two seasons ago on Louisiana Derby...

Barn Notes: Friday, November 18

·        Totally Drenched Stepping Up in Thanksgiving·        Grade I-Winners’ Siblings Face Off in 2YO Turf Maiden·        Work Tab TOTALLY DRENCHED STEPPING UP IN THANKSGIVING Among a field...

Barn Notes: Thursday, November 17

·        Stidham Stocked for Another Big Meet ·        Scatter Gun Points to Allowance ·        Work Tab   STIDHAM STOCKED FOR ANOTHER BIG MEET Defending champion Fair Grounds Race Course...

Union Jackson, Clearly Now Top Thanksgiving Handicap

Stonestreet Stables’Union Jackson looks to continue his upward trajectory when he takes on six others in next Thursday’s $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap, including Brittlyn Stable’s swift multiple graded stakes winner Clearly Now. The six-furlong event for 3-year-olds and upward is a holiday...

Three Louisiana-Bred Stakes Headline Opening Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

A total of 105 horses were entered across ten races in advance of next Saturday’s Twilight Opening Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The 145th Thoroughbred racing season kicks off Nov. 19 with a 3 p.m. first post. Three stakes for Louisiana-breds designed as preps for Louisiana Champions...

Starlight & Twilight Racing Series

THE TOPCATS, DJ HYPHEE & BIG BROTHER’S VICTOR ARROYO HIGHLIGHT TWILIGHT OPENING DAY AT FAIR GROUNDS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19   The 145th Thoroughbred racing season begins Saturday, November 19 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with a special 3 p.m. Twilight first post. Presented by...

Key Dates to Know

The 145th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is approaching, with Opening Day scheduled for Saturday, November 19 with a Twilight Racing Program with a 3 p.m. first post. Here are some key dates throughout the season to help fans and horsemen plan ahead (all times...

Reservations Line is Open

Once again, the mainstay “see and be seen” event, Starlight Racing, kicks off opening week of live thoroughbred racing at the nation’s third-oldest racetrack.  This year marks the addition of two Saturday installments of the ever popular event with 3 p.m. post-times, as well as the three of...