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Much Obliged Much the Best in Opening Day Blushing K.D.

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.

Asmussen Active in Saturday's Old Hickory, Pontalba Stakes

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

Much Obliged Heads Opening Day Blushing K.D. Handicap

Pin Oak Stable’s Much Obliged, third by a head to Princess Haya and champion Forever Together in the Grade II Canadian Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in her last race, is the lik

Grade II Louisiana Derby Jumps To $750,000 And Will Be Run At 1 1/8 Miles On March 27

BIG EVENT SCHEDULE CHANGES & TWO NEW RACES FOR FILLIES & MARES HIGHLIGHT FAIR GROUNDS’ RECORD $7.24 million, 66-RACE STAKES MENU 

FG, Louisiana Connections Plentiful on Oaks, Derby Cards

NEW ORLEANS, La (April 30, 2009) - Led by Grade II Louisiana Derby winner Friesan Fire, three horses who raced at Fair Grounds last winter were entered Wednesday for Kentucky Derb

Fair Grounds Concludes 137th Season

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 29, 2009) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots concluded its 137th season Sunday, a winter that provided a mixture of new and old.

Tensas Yucatan Tops Red Camelia Stakes on Closing Day at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 29, 2009) - James Spence's Tensas Yucatan pressed the pace, took command approaching the lane and drew off for a 2 1/4-length victory in the $60,000 Red Ca

Milwaukee Miracle Caps Lagniappe Saturday with CC Derby Win

Milwaukee Miracle Caps Lagniappe Saturday With CC Derby Win  

Louisiana Lagniappe Weekend Notes & Quotes

LOUISIANA LAGNIAPPE WEEKEND NOTES & QUOTES   Happy Ticket Stakes Winner: Alphadoodle ($20, running time 1:04.66)

Nadeshiko Wins Friday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 27, 2009) - Larry Richardson's Nadeshiko rallied outside the pacemakers in the late stages to capture the $46,000 allowance optional claiming feature Frida