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The Pickett Factor a Commanding Classic Winner

Melissa Cantacuzene’s The Pickett Factor got his revenge on Mobile Bay Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, beating his graded stakes-winning rival for the second time in three meetings this season with a dominant performance in the $150,000 Twinspires.com Louisiana Champions...

Stakes Recap: LA Champions Day Turf, Lassie & Juvenile

HOT ZAPPER NIPS STRING KING IN TURBULENT TURF Ronald Webb’s Andy Leggio-trained Hot Zapper upset 4-5 favorite String King in Saturday’s $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, denying Charles C. Smith’s fan favorite a fourth victory in the 1 1/16-miles grass...

BARN NOTES: December 12, 2015

·        Lovable Lyss Takes on Giant Cruiser, Twirl Girl in Return ·        Work Tab   LOVABLE LYSS TAKES ON GIANT CRUISER, TWIRL GIRL IN RETURN Hugh Robertson’s Lovable Lyss turned a few heads last out when running away...
SUNBEAN (photo by Michael Adolphson)

BARN NOTES: December 11, 2015

·        Sunbean Returns to Work ·        Lou Possibly Stakes-Bound After Allowance Score ·        Tough Customer May Race Once More before 2016 ·        Mi...

BARN NOTES: December 10, 2015

·        Murray: Apprentice Making Waves Early ·        Mobile Bay Has Arceneaux Confident in Classic ·        Too Dim Could Cap a Big Champions Day for Johnston ·    ...

TWINSPIRES.COM PARTNERS WITH FAIR GROUNDS FOR MAJOR STAKES, LOUISIANA DERBY DAY

  Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots today announced a partnership with TwinSpires.com to promote major stakes days at the New Orleans track that includes naming TwinSpires.com the official presenting partner of Louisiana Derby Day on March 26, 2016. “TwinSpires.com is a key player in the...
NOBLE THOUGHT and Stidham (photo by Michael Adolphson)

BARN NOTES: December 5, 2015

·        Noble Thought Grand in Graduation ·        Pumpkin Rumble Rounding Back into Form ·        Ride On Curlin Tops Work Tab     NOBLE THOUGHT GRAND IN GRADUATION Leading...

Bob Fortus, author Ride to Win, book signing Dec. 12

  AUTHOR BOB FORTUS, HALL OF FAME JOCKEYS TO SIGN RIDE TO WIN: AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE JOCKEY’S CRAFT ON LOUISIANA CHAMPIONS DAY DECEMBER 12 NEW ORLEANS (December 6, 2015) – Author Bob Fortus, a member of the Fair Grounds Press Box Hall of Fame, will be on hand on Louisiana Champions Day on...
BRAD COX ready for a big FG meet

BARN NOTES: December 4, 2015

·        Brad Cox Loaded and Ready ·        String King Seeking a Grand Slam Crown ·        Smittys Cougar on Track for Champions Day ·        Cash Back a...

Fair Grounds DRF/NTRA NHC Qualifier Results

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