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Brisnet Race Facts for Fair Grounds Monday.

Fair Grounds Monday December 7th.   Brisnet.com Ultimate PP Horse of the Day. #9 LOVE TO TELL in race 8: Ranked top on ACL (Average Competitive Level) and trainer Mike Burgess wins with 20% (+1.36 ROI) of his turf starters. Hot rider Shane Sellers (22% on year) takes the ride.    Brisnet.com...

Asmussen Could Break Win Record Tonight, Hello Ladies Wins Feature

Steve Asmussen, defending leading trainer at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and last year’s Eclipse Award winner as the nation’s top conditioner, won the first race at Remington Park and the ninth race at Aqueduct on Sunday to equal the national record of 622 victories he set in 2008 for most...

Star Guitar Tunes Up for Saturday's Louisiana Champions Day

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar, easily the “star” attraction for Saturday’s 19th running of the Louisiana Champions Day program at Fair Grounds, was given a routine maintenance breeze Sunday morning at the Crescent City oval, getting the half-mile distance in 51.20. The accredited Louisiana-bred won...

Free Horse Ownership Seminar On the Rail Dec. 19

Trainer Bret Calhoun and owner Angus Lind will meet with fans at a free Horse Ownership Seminar hosted by Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Dec. 19 at 9:30 a.m. The event will take place along the grandstand apron, just outside the Derby Building and the new Horsemen’s Relations office.

No Fluff, Just Facts

When writing any type of article, there's always a certain amount of what I call fluff that seems to go into the story. This person is wonderful because they did this. That person is great because they did that. The fluff in a story sometimes makes people sound more interesting than they really...

Akilina Fights Back in Pago Hop

Proving no disappointment to the fans who backed her down to 11-10 favoritism, Oak Bluff Stables’ Akilina came from off the pace to gain the advantage in mid-stretch and prevail by a head in Saturday’s featured $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes at Fair Grounds.

Akilina Fights Back in Pago Hop

Proving no disappointment to the fans who backed her down to 11-10 favoritism, Oak Bluff Stables’ Akilina came from off the pace to gain the advantage in mid-stretch and prevail by a head in Saturday’s featured $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes at Fair Grounds. The daughter of Langfuhr trained by Christophe...

Free Horse Ownership Seminar On the Rail Dec. 19

Trainer Bret Calhoun and owner Angus Lind will meet with fans at a free Horse Ownership Seminar hosted by Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Dec. 19 at 9:30 a.m. The event will take place along the grandstand apron, just outside the Derby Building and the new Horsemen’s Relations office. “Many...

Brisnet.com Live Chats Daily

Get opinions from experts and other Fair Grounds players and offer your own thoughts in the brisnet.com Live Chats, offered free every live racing day at FairGroundsRaceCourse.com. Chats begin a half-hour before first post (12:30 p.m. CST weekends, 1 p.m. CST weekdays). Access Live Chats via the...

Angelonmyshoulder Takes Off in Friday Feature

Louis Smith’s Angelonmyshoulder took command shortly after the start and never relinquished the lead thereafter when winning Friday’s featured event at Fair Grounds by 1 3/4-lengths. The race was an optional claiming event taken off the turf and run on the main track at one mile and 40 yards and...