Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Lite the Cigar made or forced the pace throughout Friday’s Fair Grounds grass feature before earning a three-quarter-length score in the prep for the $100,000 Lou
Daniel Lynch and Merrill Scherer’s Hunt for Candie, clearly best when breaking her maiden for $45,000 locally Nov.
Oak Tree Stables’ Yare alternated for the early lead in Sunday’s $51,000 feature before drawing off for a 3 3/4-length score under regular rider Gerard Melancon.
Louisiana-bred Desert Wheat, conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and patiently ridden by Corey Lanerie, came from far back with a strong stretch run to capture Saturday’s featured
Good Tyme Racing and Richard Ringo’s Dancin Perfect took command shortly after the start and never relinquished that lead when capturing Friday’s $47,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds by
Moran Racing Stable’s Classy Deelites, hero of last summer’s $100,000 Attaway Darbonne Memorial at Evangeline Downs on the Fourth of July, has been installed as the 5-2 morning line choice i
Naveed Chowhan’s Goldilox, a sophomore filly ridden by Victor Lebron and trained by Bernie Flint, rallied in the late stages of Sunday’s $45,000 Fair Grounds feature at about 5 1/2-furlongs
After riding a winner on Friday’s opening day at Fair Grounds, Louisiana native Shane Sellers, once a nationally-known riding star who returned to the saddle last summer following a 4 1/2-ye
Favorite players could say “Thank You” to Pin Oak Stable’s Much Obliged when she prevailed by a half-length in Friday’s featured second running of the $60,000 Blushing K. D. Handicap.
Eclipse Award-winning conditioner Steve Asmussen – also Fair Grounds’ defending trainer champion last season – will be prominently represented in both stakes on Saturday’s opening weekend program o