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Fair Grounds Handicappers Edge notes 1/5/10.

Trainer Steve Margolis spoke Monday morning of his promising sophomores at Fair Grounds -- Sugar Bowl S. winner COOL BULLET (Red Bullet), Sunday allowance winner STAY PUT (Broken Vow) and WHAT'S NEW (Dixie Union), who just broke his maiden at first asking Sunday. "Nothing has been finalized...

Evade Gets Up in Time to Win Monday Feature

After pressing the pace throughout Monday’s $28,000 Fair Grounds feature over a Stall-Wilson turf course rated good, Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm’s Evade lunged in front a stride from the wire to win the about one mile grass test by a neck. The winner, trained by Al Stall Jr. and ridden by...

Stay Put May Await Risen Star if 'Bullet' Fires at Lecomte

Trainer Steve Margolis and his tight-knit crew were awarded “Barn of the Month” honors Saturday at Fair Grounds, but after Sunday’s 10th race Margolis also became “man of the hour” when his highly regarded 3-year-old prospect Stay Put, owned by Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein, scored a decisive...

Stay Put May Await Risen Star if 'Bullet' Fires at Lecomte

Trainer Steve Margolis and his tight-knit crew were awarded “Barn of the Month” honors Saturday at Fair Grounds, but after Sunday’s 10th race Margolis also became “man of the hour” when his highly regarded 3-year-old prospect Stay Put, owned by Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein, scored a decisive...

Neighborhood Appreciation Day Jan. 17

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will show its love for the surrounding Gentilly, Bayou St. John and Mid-City areas with a family-friendly Neighborhood Appreciation Day during the races on Jan. 17. Residents with permanent addresses in the 70119 ZIP code will receive free admission to both the...

Brisnet Handicappers Edge Fair Grounds notes.

James Perron Racing Stable's CATEGORY SEVEN (Gulf Storm) was awarded the top prize in Saturday's $60,000 Furl Sail H. at Fair Grounds after Never Retreat (Smart Strike) was disqualified and placed second for interfering with Category Seven inside the final sixteenth. Richard Eramia was aboard the...

Sophomore Hopefuls Stay Put, Quiet Temper Win Sunday

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Stay Put joined the list of Steve Margolis-trained sophomores who have passed their latest tests on the road to the Grade II, $750,000 Louisiana Derby by coming from last place to win Sunday’s $45,000 allowance optional claiming feature by one length in...

McCarthy Propels WLKY-TV to Eclipse Award

Owner-trainer Tom McCarthy brought last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters to New Orleans this winter to run in Fair Grounds’ trio of stakes for older horses. He has already nominated his colt to the 63rd renewal of the $75,000 Louisiana Handicap, first leg of that series...

Category Seven Wins Furl Sail After Disqualification of Never Retreat

James Perron Racing Stable’s Category Seven, overlooked by Fair Grounds racing fans in Saturday’s $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap, paid $34.40 wo win following the disqualification of Team Block’s Never Retreat, who was first under the wire a neck in front of the eventual winner.

Category Seven Wins Furl Sail After DQ of Never Retreat

James Perron Racing Stable’s Category Seven, overlooked by Fair Grounds racing fans in Saturday’s $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap, ended up paying win mutuels of $34.40, $14.60 and $6.60 following a disqualification of Team Block’s Never Retreat, who was first under the wire a neck in front of the...