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Heiligbrodts to Enjoy Louisiana Champions Day

Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt – last season’s Fair Grounds owner champions – were on their way from their home in Houston, Texas, to New Orleans when reached by cell phone en route Friday morning and will be in attendance at Fair Grounds for Louisiana Champions Day on Saturday. “It’s about a four-...

Fair Grounds Hosts 19th Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Superior Storm won the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Lassie in 2007 and the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Ladies last year, and is 4-5 in Saturday’s morning line to win that filly and mare test for the second straight season.

Fair Grounds Hosts 19th Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar and Jac Mac Stable’s Superior Storm will each be going for their third wins on a Louisiana Champions Day program at Fair Grounds this Saturday – and if both are successful they will join Dixie Poker Ace and Mr. Sulu as the only horses to win three times in the 19-year...

Brisnet Race Facts for Fair Grounds Thursday.

Brisnet.com Ultimate PP Horse of the Day - #2 UNPAID CRUSADE in race 6. Top on Average Competitive Level (ACL) and is trained by Richard Scherer who wins with 25% (+0.30 ROI) of his runners returning from a 46-90 day break.   Brisnet.com Race 1 Fact: #1A INDICATION – Barn has been winning at a 35...

Louisiana Champions Day to Showcase Star Guitar, Superior Storm

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar appears poised to become the third Thoroughbred in history to win three times on a Louisiana Champions Day program in New Orleans, assuming he lives up to his star billing in Saturday’s 19th running of the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds.

March 13 Race Named "New Orleans Ladies"

A $200,000 stakes race for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on March 13 has been named the New Orleans Ladies, the track announced today. The 1 1/16-mile contest is one of many options for the connections of super-filly and Horse of the Year candidate Rachel Alexandra to...

March 13 Race Named "New Orleans Ladies"

A $200,000 stakes race for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on March 13 has been named the New Orleans Ladies, the track announced today. The 1 1/16-mile contest is one of many options for the connections of super-filly and Horse of the Year candidate Rachel Alexandra to...

Champions Day to Showcase Star Guitar, Superior Storm

Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar appears poised to become the third Thoroughbred in history to win three times on a Louisiana Champions Day program in New Orleans, assuming he lives up to his star billing in Saturday’s 19th running of the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds. “The...

Graham Wins Four; Ide Better Win Takes Feature

Irish-born jockey James Graham became the first jockey to ride four winners on the same program this season at Fair Grounds on Monday when he captured the final event on the nine-race program astride Just Another Girl, who returned a $10.40 win mutuel. Graham began his lucky “four-leaf clover” by...

Asmussen Breaks Own North American Win Record

Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen, who bases his extensive operation at Fair Grounds throughout the New Orleans winter Thoroughbred racing season, broke his own record for number of North American wins in a single calendar year when Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Poppin won the 13th race at...