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Good and Lucky Takes Sunday's Tenacious Handicap

Using a slight change of tactics, jockey Shane Sellers came from farther back than normal to guide Laconian Racing Stable, Steve Organ and Josie Carroll’s Good and Lucky to a 1 3/4-length victory in Sunday’s 45th running of the $60,000 Tenacious Handicap at Fair Grounds.

Good and Lucky Takes Sunday's Tenacious Handicap

Using a slight change of tactics, jockey Shane Sellers came from farther back than normal to guide Laconian Racing Stable, Steve Organ and Josie Carroll’s Good and Lucky to a 1 3/4-length victory in Sunday’s 45th running of the $60,000 Tenacious Handicap at Fair Grounds. “When I looked over the...

Sugar Bowl Stakes Sets Stage for Sophomore Series

The Sugar Bowl Stakes at Fair Grounds is for 2-year-olds, but less than a month later those juveniles become sophomores, and if the sprinters of December become horses that can go longer distances as 3-year-olds, the Sugar Bowl can preview candidates for the Grade III Lecomte in January, the Grade...

Brisnet Nuggets for Fair Grounds Sunday.

Brisnet.com Ultimate PP Horse of the Day. #4 DUBIOUS MISS in race 9: Five time winner at the distance is ranked top on Current Class, Average Class Last 3 and Late Pace Last Race.   Brisnet.com Race 1 Fact: #3 GO HIDE AND WATCH – is top on Prime Power and trainer Cody Autrey wins with 26% (+0.19...

Star Guitar and War Echo Win Big on Santa Super Saturday

Santa Super Saturday featured Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar becoming the fourth horse in history to win three Louisiana Champions Day races with a sublime victory in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, the richest race of the day, and 3-year-old filly War Echo taking the inaugural running...

Star Guitar, War Echo Win Big on Santa Super Saturday

Santa Super Saturday’s expanded 13-race program at Fair Grounds this weekend featured Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar becoming the fourth horse in history to win three Louisiana Champions Day races with a sublime victory in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, the richest race of the day....

Santa Super Saturday a Stakes Smorgasbord

The inaugural $100,000 Daily Racing Form Distaff is one of five stakes originally packaged as part of the coming weekend’s Santa Super Saturday program. However, Santa Super Saturday has now mushroomed to a nine-stakes race program to include the four stakes races postponed when last weekend’s...

Santa Super Saturday Preview with Jill Byrne

Click the headline above for a video preview of Santa Super Saturday by Churchill Downs analyst Jill Byrne. Santa Super Saturday features nine stakes on a 13-race card with first post at noon CST. The stakes action includes the inaugural $100,000 Daily Racing Form Distaff with War Echo, as well as...

Promising Filly Bella Medaglia Wins Friday Feature

Coteau Grove Farms’ Bella Medaglia proved herself to be an good candidate for gold medal stardom in Fair Grounds’ upcoming series for 3-year-old fillies later in the season when she came from off the pace to be best by three lengths when facing seven well-bred 2-year-old maiden rivals in Friday’s $...

Bonapaw Now an Old Friend

Fair Grounds guests who love horses as animals as much as they appreciate horses as athletes might want to make their way down to the winner’s circle after the fifth race on Santa Super Saturday to salute Michael Blowen when he presents the trophy after Saturday’s fourth running of the $60,000...