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Feature Story: Lecomte and an Epic Antebellum Rivalry

Every January at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, a promising young group of horses heads postward in the Grade III Lecomte Stakes.

Justin Phillip Tops Saturday's Grade III Lecomte Stakes for 3-Year-Olds

Zayat Stable’s Justin Phillip, an impressive allowance winner here on New Year’s Day, has been installed as the 7-5 favorite in Saturday’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes

Aide Slight Choice in Saturday's Silverbulletday

Adele Dilschneider’s Aide, who finished fourth in the prestigious Grade II Golden Rod Stakes at Churchill Downs in her last start Nov.

Nates Mineshaft Wins Monday Feature

Pete Reiman’s Nates Mineshaft broke in stride to make the pace and held on willingly to win Monday’s $49,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds by a length and a quarter.

Lonesome Street Wins Sunday Feature

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Lonesome Street alternated for the early lead with George Ditola’s Cross Village, drew away from that one a second time after the eighth pol

Speedacious Gets Happy Ticket, Chief Jay Wins Johnson Memorial

Carl Moore’s Speedacious broke in stride to make the pace and continued willingly throughout to take Saturday’s $60,000 Happy Ticket Stakes for accredited Louisian

Southern Region Wins Friday

Willow Lane Stable’s Southern Region pressed the early pace, took command in upper stretch and then withstood a late bid by the late-closing Hype, owned by Al and

Stakes Doubleheader Saturday with Happy Ticket and Jackson Memorial

Two annual Fair Grounds sprint stakes races restricted to accredited Louisiana-breds share top billing as the headline attractions for Saturday’s 11-race program at the Crescent City oval.

King Mesa Rules Monday Feature

Lucas Downs’ King Mesa broke in stride to make or force the pace throughout in Monday’s featured $49,000 allowance affair at  Fair Grounds and prevailed by a head at the wire

Illusion of Speed Wins Sunday

Carl Moore Management’s Illusion of Speed broke in full stride to make all the pace and continued willingly in the stretch to win Sunday’s $43,000 allowance optional claiming sprin