Irish-born jockey James Graham became the first jockey to ride four winners on the same program this season at Fair Grounds on Monday when he captured the final event on the nine-race progra
Steve Asmussen, defending leading trainer at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and last year’s Eclipse Award winner as the nation’s top conditioner, won the first race at Remington Park a
Proving no disappointment to the fans who backed her down to 11-10 favoritism, Oak Bluff Stables’ Akilina came from off the pace to gain the advantage in mid-stretch and prevail by a head in
Louis Smith’s Angelonmyshoulder took command shortly after the start and never relinquished the lead thereafter when winning Friday’s featured event at Fair Grounds by 1 3/4-lengths.
Last season’s Louisiana Derby winner Friesan Fire, owned by Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farm and now conditioned by Steve Asmussen, returned to competition Thursday in Fair Grounds’ fe
Oak Bluff Stables’ Akilina, an invader from New York who finished third in Aqueduct’s $65,000 Flitalong Stakes at last asking Nov.
Edward Johnston Racing Stables’ Where’s Cain proved no disappointment to the fans who backed him down to 5-2 favoritism when he won Sunday’s Fair Grounds feature by one length.
Early Bird nominations for the March 27 Grade II, $750,000 Louisiana Derby Presented by Miller Lite close Dec. 14.
Odds-on Evolutionist, owned by the Kinsman Farm of George M.
Vinery Stables and Fox Hill Farm’s Friesan Fire, hero of the Grade II Louisiana Derby last March and post time favorite for last spring’s Kentucky Derby, returns to the scene of his greatest