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Majestic Harbor Calls on Class in Grade III Mineshaft Handicap; Cinco Charlie Sharp in Duncan F. Kenner

In what figured to be a rematch clash of the top-two finishers in last month’s Louisiana Stakes between International Star and Eagle, it was the back class of Gallant Stable’s Grade I winner Majestic Harbor that proved best in Saturday’s Grade III $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap at Fair Grounds Race...

Chocolate Ride Untouchable in Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap Repeat; Cash Control Gets the Money in Daisy Devine

Wentworth Brochu’s Chocolate Ride turned in another powerhouse effort to further cement his position as king of the Stall-Wilson turf course when defending his title in the Grade III $125,000 Fair Grounds Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Louisiana Derby Preview Day...

Gun Runner Shoots for the Sky in Risen Star Win

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner hit his mark in his sophomore debut, winning the Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stakes by a half-length with leading Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots jockey Florent Geroux aboard. After racing in mid-...

Gun Runner Shoots for the Sky in Risen Star Win

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner hit his mark in his sophomore debut, winning the Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stakes by a half-length with leading Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots jockey Florent Geroux aboard. After racing in mid-...

BARN NOTES: February 20, 2016

·        Jensen, Harlan Punch Return in Thursday Allowance ·        Swift Latent Revenge Coming Around for Foley ·        TwinSpires Offers $25,000 Derby Bet Opportunity in Risen Star · ...

BARN NOTES: February 19, 2016

·        Gayle Benson Revels in Her Rising Stars ·        Dolphus Scratched from Risen Star ·        Eagle More Fight Than Flight ·        Wireless Future to...
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BARN NOTES: February 18, 2016

·        Mo Tom Ready for Mo’ Challenges ·        Improving Uncle Walter Back for More ·        Short on Seasoning, Long on Stamina Zapperini Steps Up ·      ...

Alternate Routes to Fair Grounds For Weekend I-610 Closure

WHAT: I-610 will be closed from Friday night until Monday morning for the demolition of the Wisner Bridge of I-610. Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has provided the attached map with alternate directions for racing and slots customers who may be impacted this weekend and on Saturday’s...

AIROFORCE, MO TOM TOP RISEN STAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Adolphson, Staff Writer/Media Specialist, 504.948.1255,Michael.Adolphson@fgno.com   AIROFORCE, MO TOM TOP RISEN STAR   NEW ORLEANS (February 13, 2016) – John C. Oxley’s expected favorite Airforce invades New Orleans to take on the...

STAGEPLAY BEGINS ACT TWO IN RACHEL ALEXANDRA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Adolphson, Staff Writer/Media Specialist, 504.948.1255,Michael.Adolphson@fgno.com   STAGEPLAY BEGINS ACT TWO IN RACHEL ALEXANDRA   NEW ORLEANS (February 14, 2016) – It is only appropriate that trainer Steve Asmussen would have the Grade II $200,...