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Starlight Racing Lights Up New Orleans

The first of three Starlight Racing programs at Fair Grounds this season on Friday night had track management describing the event as successful beyond expectations – and that was despite increasin

Jackson Memorial, Happy Ticket Stakes Featured Saturday

The 38th running of the $60,000 Happy Ticket Stakes, a five-and-one-half-furlong sprint restricted to accredited Louisiana-bred fillies and mares, and the fourth running of the $60,000 John E.

Sean Lafitte Wins Gate-to-Wire in Monday Feature

Valene Farms’ Sean Lafitte broke in stride to make the pace and continued with good courage in the stretch to win Monday’s $47,000 Fair Grounds feature by three lengths.

Caspian Wins Sunday Sprint Feature

Away alertly and quickly in command, S N R Investment’s Caspian continued willingly throughout and withstood a late bid by Maggi Moss’s Free Brave to win Sunday’s $47,000 5 1/2-furlon

Hallway Defeats 'Wheat' by a Whisker in Dixie Poker Ace

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Hallway and odds-on favorite Desert Wheat both launched late bids in the stretch run of Saturday’s $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at Fair Grounds, but it w

Gentle Momnent Wins Friday Feature

Ragin Cajun Stable’s Gentle Moment, always well placed, launched a sustained bid when set down for the drive to win Friday’s $47,000 Fair Grounds six-furlong allowance feature restricted to

Desert Wheat Strong Choice in Saturday's Dixie Poker Ace

Desert Wheat, the 7-year-old Louisiana-bred conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and owned by Wachtel Stables, Brous Stables and Jerry Lee, has been installed as the 7-5 morn

Evade Gets Up in Time to Win Monday Feature

After pressing the pace throughout Monday’s $28,000 Fair Grounds feature over a Stall-Wilson turf course rated good, Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm’s Evade lunged in front a stride fr

Sophomore Hopefuls Stay Put, Quiet Temper Win Sunday

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Stay Put joined the list of Steve Margolis-trained sophomores who have passed their latest tests on the road to the Grade II, $750,000 Louisiana Derby by

Category Seven Wins Furl Sail After DQ of Never Retreat

James Perron Racing Stable’s Category Seven, overlooked by Fair Grounds racing fans in Saturday’s $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap, ended up paying win mutuels of $34.40, $14.60 and $6.60 followin