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Stakes Advance: Grade III Lecomte

PROMISING FIELD OF ELEVEN FOR LECOMTE Eleven promising sophomores are set to contest the 71st running of the Grade III $200,000 Lecomte Stakes on Saturday, Jan. 17 – the headliner of five stakes on a blockbuster Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Sponsored by Hotel Monteleone card.  The Lecomte...

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 11

  IN TODAY'S NOTES: SALE TOPPER SAVOY STOMP BRINGS TOP CONNECTIONS TO LECOMTE; MIKE SMITH, TOP DECILE READY FOR SILVERBULLETDAY; FOREVER UNBRIDLED FIRES WARNING SHOT; SAMIAM WILL TAKE A CHANCE IN KRANTZ; GOOD DEED EXITS PAN ZARETA WELL, TO TAKE HER SHOW ON THE ROAD; GOLDEN SOUL POSSIBLE FOR...

Good Deed Goes Unpunished in Pan Zareta Procession

Richard and Bertram Klein’s Good Deed exuded absolute class throughout the 50th running of the $60,000 Pan Zareta Stakes on Saturday afternoon, making all the running en route to an easy victory. In the process, she proved to the appreciative on-track Fair Grounds Race Course crowd that bet her...

Barn Notes: Saturday, January 10

  IN TODAY'S NOTES: BRADLEY: CATALANO'S HIGHBALL PROBABLE, INFINITE MAGIC POSSIBLE; NATES MINESHAFT BACK TO TWO TURNS IN LOUISIANA; WEST COAST BELLE READY FOR HER SOPHOMORE BOW   BRADLEY:  CATALANO’S HIGHBALL PROBABLE, INFINITE MAGIC POSSIBLE       ...

Wiener Dog Racing Returns to FG on Feb 28!

Following the success of wiener dog racing during the 142nd thoroughbred racing season, Fair Grounds will play host to Bark Week presented by Double M Feed featuring the return of wiener dog racing!Wiener dog racing will take place on Saturday, February 28. Heats will take place between the chosen...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 9

  IN TODAY'S NOTES: THURSDAY FOUR-BAGGER FOR FLORENT GEROUX; PESSIN EXPECTS THE REAL DISTORTED MUSIC NEXT TIME; CALHOUN HIGH ON FLOR DE LA LUNA THURSDAY FOUR-BAGGER FOR FLORENT GEROUX             Jockey Florent Geroux – who had a career...

Barn Notes: Thursday, January 8

  IN TODAY'S NOTES: COMMANDING CURVE BACK IN TRAINING; ZOOMING HEADED TO SILVERBULLETDAY; FORDUBAI WORKS BULLET FOR LOUISIANA DEFENSE COMMANDING CURVE BACK IN TRAINING             West Point Thoroughbreds’ Kentucky Derby runner-up...

Stakes Advance: Pan Zareta Stakes

  GOOD DEED HOPES TO DESERVE ANOTHER IN PAN ZARETA Richard and Bertram Klein’s four-time stakes winner and local track record-setter Good Deed heads a field of six fillies and mares for Saturday’s featured $60,000 Pan Zareta Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course.  Fresh off a course and...

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 4

  IN TODAY'S NOTES: REGALLY BRED SHOOK UP BREAKS MAIDEN WITH A SHUDDER; I'M A CHATTERBOX DOING WELL IN JONES BARN; DELAUNAY EXITS BONAPAW WIN IN GOOD FORM   REGALLY BRED SHOOK UP BREAKS MAIDEN WITH A SHUDDER             The storm that...

Stakes Recap: Bonapaw Stakes

            Unlike his seven-length romp last time in the $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap, Maggi Moss’ Delaunay had to roll up his proverbial sleeves and work for his money on Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course in the off-the-turf $60...