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Spreading Holiday Cheer in Surrounding Communities

Following successful efforts to give back to the community during last year’s live racing season, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots again partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank and both Tulane-Lakeside and Oschner’s Pediatric Units during the holidays for the current 145th racing season. The...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 17

·        Lecomte Possible for Cool Arrow, Girvin ·        Clever Girl a Smart Winner for Cox ·        Dolphus May Point to Woodchopper ·        Work Tab...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 16

  ·        Stidham Seeks Return to Form with Secret Someone ·        Running Mate Getting ‘Bigger and Stronger’ for Jones ·        Green Mask Needs Perfect Timing in Bonapaw ·  ...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 15

·        Taleoftheprincess’s Tenacity Giving Lovell Confidence ·        Chocolate Ride Primed for 2016-17 Seasonal Bow ·        Hogy Leads Potent Becker One-Two Punch ·    ...

Join the Fair Grounds Racing Club

Following the success of the Churchill Downs Racing Club, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has created the Fair Grounds Racing Club that will have two horses trained by veteran trainer Al Stall, Jr. The two horses, a 2-year-old colt and a 2-year-old filly, are already working under Stall’s care...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 11

·        Saint’s Fan Pointing to Lecomte ·        Mena Pulls Clear in Competitive Jockey Race ·        Catalano Fillies Highlight Work Tab SAINT’S FAN POINTING TO LECOMTE Amid all the buzz of...

Mobile Bay Asserts Class in LA Champions Day Classic; Saint's Fan Remains Unbeaten on LA Champions Day

 Tigertail Ranch’s Mobile Bay entered Saturday’s featured $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic as the lone graded stakes winner in the field and asserted said class in a dominant 4 3/4-length triumph under a heady ride by Diego Saenz. An iron horse, having raced 24 times over the last two...

Mobile Bay Asserts Class in LA Champions Day Classic; Saint's Fan Remains Unbeaten on LA Champions Day

Tigertail Ranch’s Mobile Bay entered Saturday’s featured $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic as the lone graded stakes winner in the field and asserted said class in a dominant 4 3/4-length triumph under a heady ride by Diego Saenz. An iron horse, having raced 24 times over the last two...

Hail to the Nile Turns Them Downriver in LA Champions Day Turf; Big World Shines on LA Champions Day

Valene Farms’ Hail to the Nile was courageous in victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf on Louisiana Champions Day presented by Acadian Ambulance, fending off a stiff two-pronged challenge in mid-stretch to post a three-quarter-length tally. Piloted by Francisco Torres, the...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 10

·        Trainer Richie Scherer All the Rage ·        Uchenna Brings Class to Blushing K. D. ·        Cox Crew Dominates Work Tab   TRAINER RICHIE SCHERER ALL THE RAGE Multiple graded...