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Stakes Recap: Red Camelia Stakes

I Dazzle Dazzles in FG's $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes Brent Gasaway et al.’s I Dazzle, now trained by Mike Stidham after arriving from a California campaign,proved herself a worthy favorite when she closed boldly to capture Saturday’s $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes by 1 ¼-lengths over a firm Stall-Wilson...

Barn Notes: Friday, March 21

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Weights Released for Grade II New Orleans 'Cap; Grade II Mervin Muniz 'Cap Remains Fluid Five Days Before Draw Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, hero of last spring’s Belmont Stakes as the final jewel of racing’s 2013 Triple Crown, has been assigned the top impost of 121 pounds for...

Barn Notes: Thursday, March 20

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Grade II New Orleans Handicap Shaping Up Strong; Reminder: Fair Grounds Annual Crawfish Boil Monday Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, hero of last spring’s Belmont Stakes in the final jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, is expected to be one of several notable graded stakes winners to...

Stakes Advance: Red Camelia Stakes

I DAZZLE GETS CHANCE TO BLOOM AGAIN IN RED CAMELIA Brent Gasaway et al.’sI Dazzle, a Louisiana-bred mare who was graded stakes-placedin California last summer, returned from 6 ½-month layoff to pose in the local winner’s circle March 1 and  may vie for favoritism with Charles Zacnay and Eddie...

Barn Notes: Sunday, March 16

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Intense Holiday Leads Louisiana Derby Prospects; Untapable, Unbridled Forever Set for Duel in Fair Grounds Oaks; Reminder: Annual Fair Grounds Crawfish Boil Upcoming March 24 Starlight Racing and Jack Wolf’s Intense Holiday, who won the Grade II Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds...

Stakes Recap: Colonel Power Stakes

Gantry Gets It Going On Grass in Colonel Power Brittlyn Stable’sGantry had not raced on grass since September of 2011and had made 15 starts since then, but the 7-year-old Pulpit gelding returned to it with a late-charging relish to capture Saturday’s $60,000 Colonel Power Stakes by 1 ¼-lengths over...

Cozze Up Lady the Closing Lady in Mardi Gras Stakes

Martin Racing and Morgan Thoroughbred’s Cozze Up Lady played the role of the closing lady in Tuesday’s $60,000 Mardi Gras Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, going from last to first with a powerful stretch run that saw her get up in the last jump to best William Heffner’s Saturday...

Barn Notes: Thursday, March 13

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Three Added to Fair Grounds Hall of Fame; Proud Spell, Trainers Larry Robideaux Jr, Bret Calhoun Inducted; Trio of Native New Orleanians Join FG's Press Box Hall of Fame More than a half-century of history at the nation’s third oldest racecourse was remembered fondly Wednesday...

Stakes Advance: Colonel Power Stakes

Sum of the Parts Heads FG's Colonel Power Stakes Klaravich Stable and William Lawrence’sSum of the Parts, coming off two straight grass dash stakes wins in his last two starts, should rule the choice when he faces seven other grass-favoring sprinters in Saturday’s featured $60,000 Colonel Power...

Barn Notes: Sunday, March 9

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Unbridled Forever Tops Stewart's Stakes Workers; Trainer Tom Amoss Adding Blinkers to Delta Jackpot Winner Rise Up; Jockey John Jacinto Plans March 20 Return to Riding in Races; Tickets Still Available for FG's Hall of Fame Ceremonies Wednesday Charles Fipke’s Unbridled Forever,...