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Louisiana Jambalaya Serves Up Sharp LQHBA Futurity Win

NEW ORLEANS (Friday, September 05, 2014) – Mykelia Carter and Roderick L. Carter's Louisiana Jambalaya, the second-fastest qualifier in trials for trainer Justin Dehart, stormed home outside under jockey Lucas Constantin to get up in a photo finish over Kay L & Wade J Loup Jr.'s Hang on and...

Fair Grounds Announces Purchase of Infield and Paddock Video Screens

Fair Grounds’ today announced that it is partnering with Coogan and Coogan, Inc., a Mandeville-based electronic video screen and scoreboard provider, for the purchase and installation of two new over-sized high-definition video screens for the historic track. “We are excited about the ongoing and...

Exotic Racing Winners 2014

August 16 a packed house of fans in attendance were treated to exotic animal races including zebras and ostriches. The animals were named via fan submissions on the Fair Grounds Facebook page. Jake Pierce piloted the winning zebra, Blurred Lines, and Antonio Alberto rode Chive favorite - Engelbird...

Patriots Toast, Ol Time Preacher Man Share Stakes Spotlight Saturday At Fair Grounds

Ana L Alvidrez's Patriots Toast avenged her defeat in the July 12 Flashy Hemp Stakes at Delta Downs with a decisive victory in Saturday's $60,000 Audubon Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Ridden by Raul Ramirez for trainer Martin Trejo, Patriots Toast earned her tenth lifetime win and...

Heza Louisiana Dash Tops LQHBA Sales Futurity Trials

T M Ranch's Heza Louisiana Dash finished at the top of the class in trials for the September 5 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity on Friday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Trained by Kenny Roberts, Heza Louisiana Dash stopped the clock in 17.331 seconds in the...

HEZA LOUISIANA DASH TOPS LQHBA SALES FUTURITY TRIALS

HEZA LOUISIANA DASH TOPS LQHBA SALES FUTURITY TRIALS    Exotic Animals Return Saturday, Aug. 16, 4 pm post-time   T M Ranch's Heza Louisiana Dash finished at the top of the class in trials for the September 5 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity on Friday at...

Tom Amoss Celebrates His 3,000th Win!

Congratulations are in order for Tom Amoss, who holds ten Fair Grounds trainer titles as he celebrates his 3000th win at Indiana Grand!  Amoss’ stable and team have earned an impressive $79.3 million since 1987 and he is only the 28th trainer in North American racing history to win with 3,000...

Napravnik, Asmussen, Moss Repeat as Meet Leaders

Familiar names again topped the standings at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, as Rosie Napravnik, Steve Asmussen, and Maggi Moss repeated their respective titles as leading jockey, trainer, and owner at the 142nd thoroughbred race meet. Napravniknotched her fourth consecutive riding title,...

Untapable Named Horse of the Meet for 142nd Thoroughbred Racing Season

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable, 7 ¾-length heroine of Saturday’s 48th running of the prestigious Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks and 9 ½-length winner of the Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes before that, has been named Horse of the Meeting for the 142nd season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots...

Stakes Recap: Skyring Surprises in Mervin Muniz Memorial

Calumet Farm’s Skyring broke in full stride to make all the pace in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap over the soft Stall Wilson turf course at Fair Grounds Race Course under jockey Joe Rocco and came home a neck in front of Wachtel Stable et al.’s Amira’s Prince, who won this race...