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Barn Notes: Thursday, December 26

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Louisiana Futurities to be Toasted New Year's Eve; Pre-Christmas Long Shots Monday Might Have Bought Many Gifts; Fair Grounds' Jockey, Trainer Standings Through Monday Five days away on New Year’s Eve, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will host the colt and gelding division of...

Barn Notes: Monday, December 23

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Rise Up: A New Inspiration for Andrena Van Doren; Jockey Marcelino Pedroza Has Riding Double During Starlight Racing; Apprentice Ashley Broussard Wins at Fair Grounds for First Time; Tapiture Breezes Half-Mile Sunday in :51.20 When Paul and Andrena Van Doren’s Rise Up won the $1...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 22

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Along Came Jones on Santa Super Saturday; Veteran Jockey David Flores Leaving for Singapore; Another Hernandez Jockey Debuts -- Little Sister Courtney Hopefully, for trainer Larry Jones and his former Governor of Kentucky owner Brereton Jones, the magic of a winter campaign in New...

Stakes Recap: Santa Super Saturday

STAKES RECAP: 'Prayer' Answers for Flores in FG's Tenacious 'Cap; 'Daddy' Catches Speedsters in $75,000 'Buddy' Diliberto Memorial 'Cap; Class Included Tops in $75,000 Blushing K. D. 'Cap; Sum of the Parts Leads All the Way in $75,000 Bonapaw; Albano Tastes Sweet Victory in $60,000 Sugar Bowl...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 20

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Unknown Road Now Likely For Familiar Path at FG; Istanford Impresses in Local Bow Thursday; Jockey Jesse Campbell, Wife Allyson Visit Fair Grounds Thursday Fans in attendance at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Thursday as well as those watching the local simulcast signal...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 19

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Trainer Tom Amoss Keeping an Eye on the Skies in Advance of Santa Super Saturday at Fair Grounds; Hall of Fame Trainer Lukas Enters Pair for Santa Super Saturday; Santa Super Saturday Also Family Day at Fair Grounds; Fair Grounds Jockey, Trainer Standings Through Sunday; Starlight...

Stakes Advance: Santa Super Saturday

Asmussen (Prayer for Relief), Amoss (Grand Contender) Duel in Tenacious; Channel Marker, Great Mills, 'Cash,' Tour Guide to Meet in Bonapaw; King David, Daddy Nose Best Head 'Buddy' Diliberto Memorial 'Cap; Class Included, Artemus Kitten Top Blushing K. D. 'Cap Celebrated local trainer champions...

Starlight Racing Returns December 20 With Holiday Discounts

STARLIGHT RACING RETURNS DECEMBER 20 WITH HOLIDAY SPECIAL - 50% OFF MILLER TIME BEER GARDEN ADMISSION FOR ALL TEACHERS, COLLEGE STUDENTS/EMPLOYEES, MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots popular Starlight Racing Series, presented by Miller Lite and Blue Moon, returns...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 15

IN TODAY'S NOTES: TRAINERS SMITH, FAUCHEUX EXEMPLIFY BEST OF GAME; LADYZARBRIDGE QUEEN FOR A LOUISIANA CHAMPIONS DAY LADIES AGAIN; JOCKEY JOSE RIQUELME SIDELINED WITH FOUR BROKEN TOES On the morning after the 23rd  Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the first two...

Louisiana Champions Day Recap

  SUNBEAN NOSES OUT STRING KING IN 23RD RUNNING OF THE $150,000 LOUISIANA CHAMPIONS DAY CLASSIC Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean, a contestant in last spring’s Grade II Louisiana Derby as well as other graded stakes, returned to Louisiana-bred company and winning ways again by nosing out Charles...