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Rachel Alexandra Up to Six Furlongs in Wednesday Morning's Breeze

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra had her farthest workout yet Wednesday in advance of the March 13 New Orleans Ladies, breezing a businesslike six furlongs in 1:14 over a fast main track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with regular exercise rider Dominic Terry aboard.

Rachel Alexandra Up to Six Furlongs in Wednesday Breeze

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra had her farthest workout yet Wednesday in advance of the March 13 New Orleans Ladies, breezing a businesslike six furlongs in 1:14 over a fast main track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with regular exercise rider Dominic Terry aboard. The 4-year-old...

My Happiness Wins Monday Grass Marathon Feature

Fritz McTamahan’s My Happiness, allowed to settle three paths off the inner rail in Monday’s $43,000 11-furlong grass feature at Fair Grounds, rallied boldly outside the leaders under jockey Miguel Mena when set down for the drive and drew off steadily for a 2 1/2-length tally. Trained by Bobby...

Foggy Day No Problem for Rachel Alexandra's Monday Gallop

Horse  of the Year Rachel Alexandra, expected to post her next serious work Wednesday morning, was kept to her normal routine gallop once around the oval Monday morning despite dense early morning fog at Fair Grounds. “She just came out there and did her usual thing,” said Fair Grounds clocker...

Brisnet Handicappers Edge Fair Grounds notes 2/22/10.

Risen Star S. (G2) winner DISCREETLY MINE (Mineshaft), Silverbulletday S. (G3) heroine JODY SLEW (Slew City Slew) and Fair Grounds H. (G3) victor BLUES STREET (Street Cry [Ire]) all came out of their respective victories in Saturday's events in good order and were doing well Sunday morning....

Skipping Town Wins Sunday Feature

Daniel Family Farms’ Skipping Town proved to be no disappointment to those who backed her down to even money favoritism in Sunday’s $44,000 feature for fillies and mares at about seven and a half furlongs over the Stall Wilson turf course when she drew clear in the final furlong to post a 2 1/4-...

Preview Day Winners Emerge Unscathed Sunday

Risen Star Stakes winner Discreetly Mine, Mineshaft Handicap hero Stonehouse, Silverbulletday Stakes heroine Jody Slew and Fair Grounds Handicap victor Blues Street all came out of their respective victories in Saturday’s graded stakes in good order and were doing well Sunday morning. Discreetly...

Discreetly Mine Gate to Wire in Grade II Risen Star

E. Paul Robsham Stables’ Discreetly Mine took advantage of an unexpectedly soft pace and led gate to wire while winning Saturday’s Grade II Risen Star Stakes by 1 ½-lengths at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans.

Preview Day Undercard: Stonehouse Steals Mineshaft; Blues Street Takes FG 'Cap

The predicted duel between last winter’s Grade II Louisiana Derby winner and last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner got shot down Saturday when Richard Rudolph and Michael Vranich’s Stonehouse snuck up to steal the gold medal in the Grade III Mineshaft Handicap. Vinery Stable and Fox Hill...

Jody Slew Runs Down Quiet Temper in Grade III Silverbulletday

Martin Racing Stable and Dan Morgan’s Jody Slew came from more than 20 lengths back to run down Mark H. Stanley’s Quiet Temper, who led for every step but the last one, in a thrilling renewal of the Grade III Silverbulletday Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in...