Fair Grounds racing secretary Jason Boulet reminds horsemen that “Early Bird” nominations to the 98th running of the Grade II Louisiana Derby – to be contested for a purse of $1 million for
The 20th anniversary edition of Louisiana Champions Day will be run this Saturday at Fair Grounds as an expanded 13-race program with a special early first race post time of 12:10 p.m., but the mai
Guests of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and fans of the New Orleans oval’s simulcast signal should note that this coming Saturday on Louisiana Champions Day there will be a special early fir
Legendary Thoroughbred trainer Jonathan Sheppard was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame at Saratoga two decades ago, but believes this Saturday may be only the seco
Louisiana native Mark Guidry, who spent the majority of his jockey career as the dominant year-round dean of Chicago riders, embarked on his new career as a trainer three years ago – but wil
Three years ago, Louisiana-born jockey Jamie Theriot rode most of the races on a cold, overcast November day at Churchill Downs, got into his car at the end of the day and drove all night to
Female jockeys may have developed an increasing presence at Fair Grounds in recent seasons, but having two different female riders visit the winner’s circle on opening day at the Crescent City oval
Who can turn the world on with her smile?
Trainer Al Stall Jr was back at his Fair Grounds barn Monday morning, two days after his star horse Blame upset the previously unbeaten mare Zenyatta in North America’s richest race, the $5 million
Once again this year, the Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks is likely to serve as a preview of the Grade I Kentucky Oaks five weeks later.