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Barn Notes: Thursday, December 18

IN TODAY'S NOTES: CASSATT USING SUNDAY'S TIFFANY LASS AS SPRINGBOARD TO 2015; VILLANDRY TAKES AIM ON FAIR GROUNDS TURF SERIES; TOO DIM TO GET SHORT BREAK; GOLD HAWK WORKS WELL, NO PLANS YET CASSATT USING SUNDAY’S TIFFANY LASS AS SPRINGBOARD TO 2015         ...

Stakes Advances: Sugar Bowl & Letellier

 A classic theme of quality over quantity coats this year’s edition of the $50,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes – a race won in the past by the quality likes of Clever Trick, Archarcharch, Littlexpectations and last year by Albano – in what could be a preview of the major Fair Grounds sophomore stakes –...

Barn Notes: Wednesday, December 17

IN TODAY'S NOTES: UNTAPABLE AND TAPITURE ARRIVE, PREPARE FOR 2015 CAMPAIGNS; RECORD SETTER GOOD DEED HAS MORE LEFT FOR PAN ZARETA; DILIBERTO PITS GOLDEN SOUL VS. FOUR STAKES WINNERS                    ...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 14

  THREE STAKES WINNERS CLASH IN BLUSHING K. D. THURSDAY             Led by a potent two-filly entry from the barn of Neil Pessin and owner Lothenbach Stables, Thursday’s $50,000 Blushing K. D. Stakes has drawn an accomplished field of...

Sunbean Shines On Louisiana Champions Day

Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean turned on the heat down the Fair Grounds stretch to win his second consecutive $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic and become racing’s newest and Louisiana’s sixth millionaire.  On a sunny Saturday afternoon at the historic New Orleans oval, the Pelican State-...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 12

IN TODAY'S NOTES: BUGGIN OUT AND IRA TAKE ALABAMA-BRED STAKES; MCPEEK INVADES CHAMPIONS DAY WITH JUMELAKA; GANTRY RETURNS TO FORM, BONAPAW NEXT; PROMISING MAIDEN VICTORY FOR TIZNOW R J; MILE RACES RETURN TO FAIR GROUNDS SUNDAY             ...

One-Mile Races Return to Fair Grounds Sunday, December 14

ONE-MILE RACES RETURN TO FAIR GROUNDS SUNDAY In an effort to provide more options to local horsemen, Fair Grounds on Sunday will begin carding and running one-mile races on the main track. Owing to the layout of the Fair Grounds dirt course, one-mile races will begin and end at the sixteenth pole...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 11

IN TODAY'S NOTES: SUNBEAN FEELING LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE CLASSIC; WIND CHILL FACTOR BRINGS CLASS INTO LASSIE; GANTRY LOOKS TO RETURN TO FORM IN THURSDAY FEATURE SUNBEAN FEELING LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE CLASSIC             Brittlyn...

STAKES ADVANCE: Louisiana Champions Day Part II

SUNBEAN SEEKS SECOND CHAMPIONS DAY CLASSIC; LITTLE MS PROTOCOL AND I DAZZLE REMATCH IN LADIES; STRING KING HEADLINES TURF; UNDEFEATED MR. L. S. SHOE BREAKS FROM OUTSIDE IN JUVENILE; MCPEEK’S JUMELAKA INVADES, TAKES ON WIND CHILL FACTOR IN LASSIE Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean will seek his third added-...

Stakes Advance: Louisiana Champions Day Part I

HEITAI HEADS CHAMPIONS DAY SPRINT; GUADALUPE HIGH EYES REPEAT IN LADIES SPRINT; STARTER HANDICAP DRAWS COMPETITIVE FIELD; THREE QUARTER HORSE STAKES OPEN CARD Rowell Enterprises’ speedy Heitai will take on eight others in defense of his $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Sprint title Saturday at Fair...