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Gun Runner Blasts Into Derby With Louisiana Landslide

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner proved his victory five weeks ago in the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots was not just a shot in the dark as the son of Candy Ride ran to an authoritative 4½-length victory...

103rd LOUISIANA DERBY DAY NOTES: March 25, 2016

·        Candy My Boy Team Confident ·        Can’thelpbelieving out of Muniz ·        Closing Bell Gets Back to Turf in Muniz ·        Ahh Chocolate Remains...

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...