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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       ...

Bark Week Comes to FG with Wiener Dog & Jack Russell Racing!

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 this February featuring the return of wiener dog racing and the addition of Jack Russell racing. Jack Russell racing will take place on Sunday...

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...