Home of the Louisiana Derby

News

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...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 9

·        Buggin Out Takes Third Magic City ·        Stallion Heiress Rich in Talent ·        Art Imitates Life a Picture on Debut ·        Work Tab BUGGIN OUT...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 8

·        Nubin Ridge Tries to Stay Perfect for New Connections ·        Fort Pulaski Leads Pish Champions Day Trio ·        Work Tab NUBIN RIDGE TRIES TO STAY PERFECT FOR NEW CONNECTIONS...

LTBA & Fair Grounds Offer 6 Scholarships

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will partner with the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association (LTBA) on Dec. 10 to offer eligible college students a chance to win one of six $1,000 scholarships on Louisiana Champions Day. First post on Dec. 10 is 12:30 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 4

·        Bobby the Brain Gives Stidham Win 100 ·        Sunbean Set for Champions Day ·        Work Tab   BOBBY THE BRAIN GIVES STIDHAM WIN 100 Stallionaire Enterprises’ Bobby the Brain...