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One-Mile Races Return to Fair Grounds Sunday, December 14

ONE-MILE RACES RETURN TO FAIR GROUNDS SUNDAY In an effort to provide more options to local horsemen, Fair Grounds on Sunday will begin carding and running one-mile races on the main track. Owing to the layout of the Fair Grounds dirt course, one-mile races will begin and end at the sixteenth pole...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 11

IN TODAY'S NOTES: SUNBEAN FEELING LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE CLASSIC; WIND CHILL FACTOR BRINGS CLASS INTO LASSIE; GANTRY LOOKS TO RETURN TO FORM IN THURSDAY FEATURE SUNBEAN FEELING LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE CLASSIC             Brittlyn...

STAKES ADVANCE: Louisiana Champions Day Part II

SUNBEAN SEEKS SECOND CHAMPIONS DAY CLASSIC; LITTLE MS PROTOCOL AND I DAZZLE REMATCH IN LADIES; STRING KING HEADLINES TURF; UNDEFEATED MR. L. S. SHOE BREAKS FROM OUTSIDE IN JUVENILE; MCPEEK’S JUMELAKA INVADES, TAKES ON WIND CHILL FACTOR IN LASSIE Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean will seek his third added-...

Stakes Advance: Louisiana Champions Day Part I

HEITAI HEADS CHAMPIONS DAY SPRINT; GUADALUPE HIGH EYES REPEAT IN LADIES SPRINT; STARTER HANDICAP DRAWS COMPETITIVE FIELD; THREE QUARTER HORSE STAKES OPEN CARD Rowell Enterprises’ speedy Heitai will take on eight others in defense of his $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Sprint title Saturday at Fair...

Fair Grounds Donates 1,957 Pounds of Food, $1,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank

The community at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots completed a successful collection effort to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank, amassing a total of 1,957 pounds of canned goods and non-perishable food items. Collection boxes were stationed at the race track as well as 10 other OTB locations...

Fair Grounds to Host Louisiana’s Biggest Stick Pony Race

Racing fans have always loved the thrill of the stretch run, and on January 10 they will be able to experience it first-hand from the racetrack when Fair Grounds endeavors to host the biggest stick pony race in Louisiana. Participants will be able to negotiate a 110-yard trip over the Fair Grounds...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 7

IN TODAY'S NOTES: RISE UP WORKING WELL, WOODCHOPPER POSSIBLE; STRING KING SEEKING CLASSIC REDEMPTION; I DAZZLE SIGNALS READINESS FOR CHAMPIONS DAY RISE UP WORKING WELL, WOODCHOPPER POSSIBLE             Talented sophomore Rise Up continued his...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 6

IN TODAY'S NOTES: GOLD HAWK PREPARING FOR 4-YEAR-OLD SEASON; HEITAI ON TRACK FOR CHAMPIONS DAY; GEROUX CARRYING CAREER YEAR INTO MEET; SUM OF THE PARTS, GANTRY, & UNBRIDLED'S NOTE IN THURSDAY FEATURE GOLD HAWK PREPARING FOR 4-YEAR-OLD SEASON         ...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 5

IN TODAY'S NOTES: GENERAL ELECTION WORKS TOWARD RETURN; GRAHAM MAINTAINING MOMENTUM; PESSIN HIGH ON SCATTER GUN GENERAL ELECTION WORKS TOWARD RETURN Hill ‘N Dale Farm’s multiple graded stakes winner General Election continued his comeback earlier this week with an easy half-mile work in :52.20 for...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 4

IN TODAY'S NOTES: SHARP LIVING UP TO HIS NAME AS A HEAD TRAINER; MATRIARCH WINNER LA TIA ARRIVES AT FAIR GROUNDS; GOLDEN ROD WINNER WEST COAST BELLE FAIR GROUNDS-BOUND SHARP LIVING UP TO HIS NAME AS A HEAD TRAINER             Conditioner Joe...