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Barn Notes: Friday, November 28

IN TODAY'S NOTES: DELAUNAY EXITS THANKSGIVING ROMP IN FINE ORDER; FANTASIZE FANTASTIC IN MAIDEN WIN; BOURBON COWBOY SHARP IN MORNINGS, SUGAR BOWL POSSIBLE DELAUNAY EXITS THANKSGIVING ROMP IN FINE ORDER    Maggi Moss’ Delaunay came out of his $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap tour-de-...

Delaunay Wins Thanksgiving Handicap

 Maggi Moss' Delaunay once again showed why he is one of the swiftest sprinters in the land as he won his 17th career start and fifth in six Fair Grounds Race Course tries when comfortably consuming six others – including three graded stakes winners – in the 89th running of the $60,000...

Barn Notes: Thursday, November 27

IN TODAY'S NOTES: MURGIA BRINGS TOP CREDENTIALS TO LOCAL COLONY; BULLET-WORKING WHYRUAWESOME RETURNS SUNDAY; ALBANO BACK TO WORK, TARGETS 2015 CAMPAIGN; POKER PLAYER WORKS TOWARD POSSIBLE WOODCHOPPER RUN MURGIA BRINGS TOP CREDENTIALS TO LOCAL COLONY Globetrotting Sardinian jockey Antioco Murgia –...

Barn Notes: Wednesday, November 26

IN TODAY'S NOTES: TEAM DELAUNAY CONFIDENT GOING INTO THANKSGIVING; SHARP DEBUT WIN FOR HAWLEY'S DISTANT KINGDOM; BRAZEN PERSUASION RETURNS FRIDAY; NATES MINESHAFT HOME, HAPPY AND READY TO GIVE THANKS TEAM DELAUNAY CONFIDENT GOING INTO THANKSGIVING         ...

Stakes Advance: Thanksgiving Handicap

FOUR GRADED STAKES WINNERS HUNGRY FOR THANKSGIVING GLORY The $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap served up a salty lineup of nine competitors with rich credentials looking to take a bite out of the first stakes race of the 2014-15 Fair Grounds season.  Led by two previous victors – Brittlyn Stable’s...

Barn Notes: Sunday, November 23

IN TODAY'S NOTES: SUNBEAN SLAMS DELTA MILE, TAKES AIM ON FAIR GROUNDS STAKES; BREEDERS' CUP-PLACED TOP DECILE GETS UP FOR 2015; GANTRY GOES FOR ANOTHER SERVING SUNBEAN SLAMS DELTA MILE, TAKES AIM ON FAIR GROUNDS STAKES   Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean dismantled four other competitors in Saturday’s...

Barn Notes: Saturday, November 22

IN TODAY'S NOTES: REGALLY BRED EXODUS FULL OF PROMISE FOR JONES; PACIFIC PINK POSSIBLE FOR LOUISIANA CHAMPIONSHIPS AFTER DEBUT WIN; VASYUTOV MAY MOVE TACK TO FAIR GROUNDS REGALLY BRED EXODUS FULL OF PROMISE FOR JONES             Fox Hill Farm’s...

Barn Notes: Friday, November 21

IN TODAY'S NOTES: LEADING OWNER MOSS READY FOR MORE; MARYLAND-BASED JOCKEY BOYCE HEADED TO FAIR GROUNDS; HEITAI OUT OF THANKSGIVING, TO FOCUS ON 2015 BREEDERS' CUP   LEADING OWNER MOSS READY FOR MORE                 ...

143rd Thoroughbred Racing Season Meet Preview

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, generally accepted to be the third-oldest racetrack in the country, will kick off its 143rd season of thoroughbred racing on Friday, November 21 with Starlight Racing. The 81-day live meet includes 47 stakes worth $5.73 million, headlined by Louisiana Derby Day...

Fair Grounds Premieres WYES-TV Documentary "Fair Grounds Memories"

For 162 years, Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans has been a storied staple of the city’s culture, providing entertainment through horse racing, exhibitions, boxing, baseball games and music festivals for generations. On November 19, WYES-TV will premiere “New Orleans Fair Grounds Memories,” a...