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Barn Notes: Sunday, January 26

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Risen Star-Bound Ria Antonia Gets Sunday Breeze; Amoss-Napravnik Tandem Team Up Again Saturday Night in Houston; Early Look at Saturday's $60,000 Battle of New Orleans; Early Look at Saturday's $60,000 Happy Ticket Stakes Loooch Racing et al.’s Ria Antonia, the 3-year-old filly...

Stakes Recap: F. W. Gaudin Memorial

Maggi Moss’s Delaunay, Horse of the Meet last season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots but absent from competition for almost six months, proved the best once more in Saturday’s $60,000 F. W. Gaudin Memorial, beating arch rival Gantry, owned by Brittlyn Stable, by 3 ¼-lengths. Backed down to...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 24

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Ria Antonia Going Where the Boys Are in Risen Star; Fair Grounds Hosts ROAP Certificate Program Saturday and Sunday; $172,006 Fair Grounds Black Gold Five Jackpot Carryover Pool Friday As always – it’s an intriguing scenario when a filly is matched against “the boys.” Horse of the...

Stakes Advance: Gaudin Memorial

Delaunay, Gantry Meet Again in Saturday's Gaudin Maggi Moss’sDelaunay, named Horse of the Meeting last season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slotsafter sweeping all three sprint stakes for older horses at the Crescent City oval, heads a field of six in Saturday’s $60,000 F. W. Gaudin Memorial,...

Barn Notes: Monday, January 20

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Jack Van Berg to Sign Autographs at FG Saturday; Delaunay, Gantry to Renew Rivalry in Saturday's Listed Gaudin Memorial; Upcoming South Mississippi Owners/Breeders Stakes Moved to Feb. 14; Monday's $156,012 Black Gold Jackpot Carryover Pool Highest in Nation Hall of Fame trainer...

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 19

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Vicar's In Trouble Impresses Everyone in Lecomte; Unbridled Forever 'Spectacular' in Saturday's $125,000 Silverbulletday; $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Hero Fordubai in Fine Fettle Saturday It’s time to stop using the phrase “Louisiana-bred” as a somewhat negative modifier when...

Stakes Recaps: Silverbulletday Stakes & Marie Krantz Memorial

Unbridled Forever Wins FG's Silverbulletday; Eden Prairie Rules Marie Krantz Memorial 'Cap Charles Fipke’s’sUnbridled Forever, always well placed, commenced a strong rally in the final furlong and was up to be clearly best by a 1 ½-lengths in the $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes for 3-year-old...

Vicar's In Trouble Wins Grade III Lecomte

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’sLouisiana-bred Vicar’s in Trouble, a well-regarded second choice in the wagering in Saturday’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes on Road to the Derby Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, became the first Louisiana-bred horse since One Tough Cat in 1987 to win the first leg of a...

Stakes Recaps: Grade III Colonel E. R. Bradley & Louisiana Handicap

Daddy Nose Best Outranks Rivals in Col. Bradley; Fordubai Upsets FG's $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Cathy and Bob Zollars’ favored Daddy Nose Best, unhurried early and without racing room, launched a bold bid once clear when set down for the drive and was up to best Diamond Racing et al.’s Adios...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 17

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Stringing Along With String King in Col. Bradley; Fair Grounds Jockey, Trainer Standings Through Thursday As always, the focus will be on the 3-year-olds during Saturday’s Road to the Derby Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, but guests of the local oval and Fair Grounds...