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Wednesday Racing Kicks Off Holiday Schedule

Christmas comes but once a year, and this year it falls this Saturday, so there will be no racing at Fair Grounds Saturday on Christmas Day.

Margolis Stakes Horses in Good Order

Trainer Steve Margolis, whose horses Due Date and Early Return finished first and second, respectively, in the $60,000 Bo

Dajohna Wins Friday's Starlight Feature

Divine Equine’s Dajohna broke in full stride to make all the pace and held on willingly to capture the $47,000 filly and mare allowance feature Friday evening at Fair Grounds by

Archarcharch an Interesting Prospect for Sugar Bowl Stakes

Alphabetically, Archarcharch is at the top of the list of contestants for Saturday’s 60th anniversary edition of the $60,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes at Fair Grounds.  

Jockey Eramia Near the Top of FG Standings

Tied for leading rider honors through last weekend and among the leaders since the Thoroughbred Racing Season began on Thanksgiving Day is jockey Richard Eramia, off to an unusua

LCD Morning-After Report

Trainer Richard Jackson, conditioner of Jac Mac Stable’s Superior Storm, said Sunday that the daughter of Stormy Atlantic may have been compromised by bruised feet Saturday when she f

Desert Wheat Challenges Sands of Time in LCD Turf

Let’s show a little respect for the elderly, please, when it comes to star attractions for Saturday’s 20th anniversary edition of Fair Grounds’ Louisiana Champions Day!

Louisiana Derby Early Bird Noms Close Monday

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

Star Guitar Tunes Up for Saturday's Louisiana Champions Day

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

Champions Day First Post Moved Up to 12:10 pm CST

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