Owner-trainer Tom McCarthy brought last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters to New Orleans this winter to run in Fair Grounds’ trio of stakes for older horses.
Fair Grounds’ famous trio of graded grass stakes appears a lot greener in 2010 due to the strategic repositioning of the Buddy Diliberto Memorial Handicap for the day after Christmas in 2009.
General Quarters’ owner-trainer Tom McCarthy reported for duty early at Fair Grounds’ Barn 35 Sunday morning to check on his Blue Grass Stakes winner who returned to competition Satur
A year and a day after Fair Grounds cancelled a racing program due to a rare snowfall in New Orleans, the Crescent City’s 2009 Louisiana Champions Day program was aborted midway through its 19th ru
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 mor
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 b
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
Brittlyn Stable’s Star Guitar, easily the “star” attraction for Saturday’s 19th running of the Louisiana Champions Day program at Fair Grounds, was given a routine maintenance breeze Sunday
Horse of the Year candidate Rachel Alexandra jogged once the “wrong” way around the Fair Grounds oval Friday morning about 9:30 a.m., with exercise rider Dominic Terry up, accompanied
Twenty-two stakes races, an average of more than one per live racing day, will make December one of the busiest months of the 2009-2010 Thoroughbred Racing Season Presented by Miller Lite at Fair G