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Be Me is Best in Sunday Feature

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Be Me, settled just behind the early leaders while racing along the rail early, came up to challenge for command in mid-stretch and drew clear late for a 1 3/4-length score in Sunday’s featured $47,000 allowance race at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Corey Lanerie and...

LCD Morning-After Report

Trainer Richard Jackson, conditioner of Jac Mac Stable’s Superior Storm, said Sunday that the daughter of Stormy Atlantic may have been compromised by bruised feet Saturday when she failed in her bid to become the first mare in history to become a four-time winner on a Louisiana Champions Day...

Complete LCD Stakes Quotes

Race 12—$100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Ladies SprintFillies & mares, 3 and up, Accredited Louisiana-breds, six furlongs, 5th running Jockey Miguel Mena (Cajun Conference, winner): “It was awesome. She showed speed in the Form and I was hoping we’d break good but she kind of broke in the air....

Star Guitar Shines Brightest on Louisiana Champions Day

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar broke new ground in Louisiana Thoroughbred history at Fair Grounds on Saturday when he repeated his win of a year ago in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, becoming the first horse to win four Louisiana Champions Day stakes races on an afternoon that was the...

Star Guitar Becomes First Four-Time La. Champions Day Winner in Classic

Brittlyn Stable's Star Guitar, shown here receiving a congratulatory kiss from owner Evelyn Benoit, broke new ground in Louisiana Thoroughbred history at Fair Grounds on Saturday, becoming the first four-time Louisiana Champions Day stakes winner. Click the headline above for a full Louisiana...

Dance Caller Leads the Way in Friday Feature

Frank Fletcher Racing Operations’ Dance Caller made or forced the pace throughout in Friday’s featured $49,000 allowance optional claiming sprint at Fair Grounds and withheld the late surge of Darren Fleming’s Island Soul by a length in the late stages. Ridden by Miguel Mena and trained by Tim...

Desert Wheat Challenges Sands of Time in LCD Turf

Let’s show a little respect for the elderly, please, when it comes to star attractions for Saturday’s 20th anniversary edition of Fair Grounds’ Louisiana Champions Day! Senior citizen Desert Wheat, the 7-year-old owned by Wachtel Stable, Brous Stable and J D. Lee and the 2-1 morning line favorite...

This "Rosie" Ain't Got No Thorns

There’s a new jock in town and her name is Rosie Napravnik, or at least I think her name is Rosie. The racing program lists her as A. R. Napravnik. Some people call her Anna, some people call her Anna Rose, some call her Rose and some just call her Rosie. Anna, Rose, Anna Rose, Rosie, or whatever...

Join in the Dance Wins Thursday Feature

Ballis, Swinbank and Lewis’s Join in the Dance, always well placed, rallied when set down for the drive to be best by three-quarters of a length in Thursday’s featured $47,000 second level allowance race at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, aboard his third winner of the afternoon, Join in...

Former Champions, Competitive Fields Permeate Louisiana Champions Day

Former champions and competitive fields permeate the 13 races that make up Saturday’s 20th anniversary edition of Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds. Entries were taken Monday for the 11-race program of stakes races restricted to accredited Louisiana-breds that offers purses totaling $1.1...