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Stakes Advance: Happy Ticket Stakes & Battle of New Orleans

Warm Breeze Meets Same Cross in FG's Happy Ticket; Adrianne G, Kiss to Remember Go Face to Face in Battle of New Orleans Ten Broeck Farm’s Warm Breeze, who blew off all challengers with a 6 ¼-length tally over sloppy going in her last start Dec. 28 in first level allowance company, could steal away...

NEWS RELEASE: Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament March 10

Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament March 10 to Benefit Fair Grounds Backstretch Community The annual Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament to benefit the Fair Grounds’ backstretch community will take place this year on March 10 at Lakewood Country Club and Golf Course (4801 General Degaulle Dr, New Orleans...

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 26

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Risen Star-Bound Ria Antonia Gets Sunday Breeze; Amoss-Napravnik Tandem Team Up Again Saturday Night in Houston; Early Look at Saturday's $60,000 Battle of New Orleans; Early Look at Saturday's $60,000 Happy Ticket Stakes Loooch Racing et al.’s Ria Antonia, the 3-year-old filly...

Stakes Recap: F. W. Gaudin Memorial

Maggi Moss’s Delaunay, Horse of the Meet last season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots but absent from competition for almost six months, proved the best once more in Saturday’s $60,000 F. W. Gaudin Memorial, beating arch rival Gantry, owned by Brittlyn Stable, by 3 ¼-lengths. Backed down to...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 24

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Ria Antonia Going Where the Boys Are in Risen Star; Fair Grounds Hosts ROAP Certificate Program Saturday and Sunday; $172,006 Fair Grounds Black Gold Five Jackpot Carryover Pool Friday As always – it’s an intriguing scenario when a filly is matched against “the boys.” Horse of the...

Stakes Advance: Gaudin Memorial

Delaunay, Gantry Meet Again in Saturday's Gaudin Maggi Moss’sDelaunay, named Horse of the Meeting last season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slotsafter sweeping all three sprint stakes for older horses at the Crescent City oval, heads a field of six in Saturday’s $60,000 F. W. Gaudin Memorial,...

Barn Notes: Monday, January 20

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Jack Van Berg to Sign Autographs at FG Saturday; Delaunay, Gantry to Renew Rivalry in Saturday's Listed Gaudin Memorial; Upcoming South Mississippi Owners/Breeders Stakes Moved to Feb. 14; Monday's $156,012 Black Gold Jackpot Carryover Pool Highest in Nation Hall of Fame trainer...

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 19

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Vicar's In Trouble Impresses Everyone in Lecomte; Unbridled Forever 'Spectacular' in Saturday's $125,000 Silverbulletday; $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Hero Fordubai in Fine Fettle Saturday It’s time to stop using the phrase “Louisiana-bred” as a somewhat negative modifier when...

Stakes Recaps: Silverbulletday Stakes & Marie Krantz Memorial

Unbridled Forever Wins FG's Silverbulletday; Eden Prairie Rules Marie Krantz Memorial 'Cap Charles Fipke’s’sUnbridled Forever, always well placed, commenced a strong rally in the final furlong and was up to be clearly best by a 1 ½-lengths in the $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes for 3-year-old...

Vicar's In Trouble Wins Grade III Lecomte

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’sLouisiana-bred Vicar’s in Trouble, a well-regarded second choice in the wagering in Saturday’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes on Road to the Derby Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, became the first Louisiana-bred horse since One Tough Cat in 1987 to win the first leg of a...