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Believe in Bertie and Stallion Heiress Dominate Stakes

Richard and Bertram Klein’s Brad Cox-trained Believe in Bertie ($2.20, $2.10 and $2.10) spread her gospel once again to the tune of an open-length, dominating performance on Saturd

Let Us Be Glad All Smiles in Dixie Poker Ace

Chris Auld’s Jose Castanon-trained Let Us Be Glad took advantage of a pace battle between favorites, pounced with aplomb under Gabriel Saez and ultimately proved victorious in the

Rapid Rhythm Clashes with Equation in Mardi Gras

 Fat Tuesday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots features an intriguing renewal of the $75,000 Mardi Gras Stakes.

Enterprising Tops Maker Exacta in FG Handicap; Believe in Bertie, Hogy Set Track Records

Trainer Mike Maker entered four horses, ran three and finished one-two in Saturday’s Grade III $125,000 Fair Grounds Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Louisiana Derby Preview Day.

Honorable Duty Digs Deep in Mineshaft

DARRS, Inc.’s Brendan Walsh-trained Honorable Duty won his second stakes of the 2016-17 Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots season, taking the Grade III $125,000 Mineshaft Handica

Farrell Flawless in Rachel Alexandra

Coffepot Stables’ homebred Wayne Catalano-trainedFarrell showed her considerable class in Saturday’s 37th running of the Grade II $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes.

Girvin Ascends in Risen Star

 Brad Grady’s Joe Sharp-trainedGirvin showed excellent constitution and acceleration en route to a sharp two-length victory in Saturday’s 45th running of the Grade

Stakes Advances: Mineshaft Handicap, FG Handicap, Daisy Devine and Col. Power

G M B Racing’s Tom Amoss-trained Mo Tom makes his 4-year-old bow on Saturday in a competitive, local star-studded field of older horses in the 1 1/16-miles Grade III $125,000 Mines

Valadorna Seeks Stakes Validation in Rachel Alexandra

The Grade II $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes has become a vital prep for not only the Grade II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks five weeks later over the same Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots main t