Racing News

Jes a Game Wins Mid City Stakes

Tony Doughtie’s Jes a Game led throughout to win Saturday’s featured $40,000 Mid City Stakes by a half-length over Heza Jodys Toast at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Large Fields For Both Opening Day Stakes Tuesday

Tuesday’s Opening Day of the 2010 Summer Quarter Horse Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots attracted 105 entries for a 10-race program, including double-digit field sizes in a pair of st

Three Louisiana Derby Runners in Belmont Stakes; OTBs Open Early Saturday for Superb Betting Card

Fair Grounds OTBs Open Early Saturday at 9:30 a.m. for Superb Belmont Day Card

Derby Day Undercard: Pletcher and Castellano Win Muniz with Blues Street and N.O. 'Cap with Battle Plan

Overbrook Farm’s regally-bred Battle Plan invaded from his South Florida base to score a front-running 1 ½-length victory over General Quarters in his stakes debut, Saturday’s Grade I

Hisse Wins Red Camelia on Closing Day

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hisse proved prophetically best by 4 3/4-lengths when winning Sunday’ $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes on closing day of Fair Grounds 2009-2010 Thoroughbred racing seas

Quiet Temper Wins Fair Grounds Oaks; Top Four Heading to Kentucky Oaks

Mark Stanley’s Quiet Temper was kept to her task in the final strides by jockey Robby Albarado to best front-running Champagne d’Oro by a  half-length in Friday’s 44th running

Tizaqueena, A She’s Adorable Give Stidham One-Two Bayou Handicap Finish

Darley Stable’s odds-on favorite Tizaqueena held back a ferocious late bid by stablemate A She’s Adorable to win by a head give trainer Mike Stidham a one-two finish in Friday’s 41st  running of th

Daphne Angela Lugs Out But Chugs Home in Crescent City Oaks

Despite lugging out in deep stretch, Daphne Angela narrowly hung on to beat late-charging Lunar Fest by a neck in the $60,000 Crescent City Oaks, the one mile and 40 yard turf test for Louisiana-br

West Ocean Sets Course Record With Powerful Late Kick in Bienville

In Friday’s 24th running of the $57,600 Bienville Stakes for older fillies and mares, the Todd Pletcher-trained West Ocean ran the fastest 5 ½ furlongs on turf in Fair Grounds history while stoppin