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Barn Notes: Wednesday, November 26

IN TODAY'S NOTES: TEAM DELAUNAY CONFIDENT GOING INTO THANKSGIVING; SHARP DEBUT WIN FOR HAWLEY'S DISTANT KINGDOM; BRAZEN PERSUASION RETURNS FRIDAY; NATES MINESHAFT HOME, HAPPY AND READY TO GIVE THANKS TEAM DELAUNAY CONFIDENT GOING INTO THANKSGIVING         ...

Stakes Advance: Thanksgiving Handicap

FOUR GRADED STAKES WINNERS HUNGRY FOR THANKSGIVING GLORY The $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap served up a salty lineup of nine competitors with rich credentials looking to take a bite out of the first stakes race of the 2014-15 Fair Grounds season.  Led by two previous victors – Brittlyn Stable’s...

Barn Notes: Sunday, November 23

IN TODAY'S NOTES: SUNBEAN SLAMS DELTA MILE, TAKES AIM ON FAIR GROUNDS STAKES; BREEDERS' CUP-PLACED TOP DECILE GETS UP FOR 2015; GANTRY GOES FOR ANOTHER SERVING SUNBEAN SLAMS DELTA MILE, TAKES AIM ON FAIR GROUNDS STAKES   Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean dismantled four other competitors in Saturday’s...

Barn Notes: Saturday, November 22

IN TODAY'S NOTES: REGALLY BRED EXODUS FULL OF PROMISE FOR JONES; PACIFIC PINK POSSIBLE FOR LOUISIANA CHAMPIONSHIPS AFTER DEBUT WIN; VASYUTOV MAY MOVE TACK TO FAIR GROUNDS REGALLY BRED EXODUS FULL OF PROMISE FOR JONES             Fox Hill Farm’s...

Barn Notes: Friday, November 21

IN TODAY'S NOTES: LEADING OWNER MOSS READY FOR MORE; MARYLAND-BASED JOCKEY BOYCE HEADED TO FAIR GROUNDS; HEITAI OUT OF THANKSGIVING, TO FOCUS ON 2015 BREEDERS' CUP   LEADING OWNER MOSS READY FOR MORE                 ...

143rd Thoroughbred Racing Season Meet Preview

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, generally accepted to be the third-oldest racetrack in the country, will kick off its 143rd season of thoroughbred racing on Friday, November 21 with Starlight Racing. The 81-day live meet includes 47 stakes worth $5.73 million, headlined by Louisiana Derby Day...

Fair Grounds Premieres WYES-TV Documentary "Fair Grounds Memories"

For 162 years, Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans has been a storied staple of the city’s culture, providing entertainment through horse racing, exhibitions, boxing, baseball games and music festivals for generations. On November 19, WYES-TV will premiere “New Orleans Fair Grounds Memories,” a...

Fair Grounds Premieres WYES-TV Documentary "Fair Grounds Memories"

For 162 years, Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans has been a storied staple of the city’s culture, providing entertainment through horse racing, exhibitions, boxing, baseball games and music festivals for generations. On November 19, WYES-TV will premiere “New Orleans Fair Grounds Memories,” a...

Key Dates to Know: 143rd Thoroughbred Racing Season

  Here are some key dates before and during the season to help fans and horsemen plan ahead (all times Central). November 21- Opening Night of the 143rd Thoroughbred Racing Season presented by East Jefferson General Hospital with Starlight Racing with a Cosmic twist and the Miller Lite White...

Fair Grounds Premieres WYES-TV Documentary "Fair Grounds Memories"

For 162 years, Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans has been a storied staple of the city’s culture, providing entertainment through horse racing, exhibitions, boxing, baseball games and music festivals for generations. On November 19, WYES-TV will premiere “New Orleans Fair Grounds Memories,” a...