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Ron the Greek Last to First in Grade III Lecomte

Jack T Hammer’s Ron the Greek rallied past nine other 3-year-olds in the final half-mile of Saturday’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes to score by 1 ½ lengths in the first of three races in the Roa

Jody Slew Surprises in Tiffany Lass

Martin Racing Stable LLC & Dan Morgan’s Jody Slew, the longest shot in a field of eight 3-year-old fillies, surprised her connections as much as bettors when she prevailed by a half-leng

Friesan Fire Takes Louisiana 'Cap; El Caballo Wins Bradley

James Spence’s El Caballo, unraced since sustaining an injury last June, returned from that long layoff to win Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R.

Five Other Stakes Add Depth to Featured Lecomte on Saturday

Sugar Bowl Stakes winner Cool Bullet faces 10 sophomore rivals, including a pair of invading 3-year-old stakes winners based on the East Coast, in Saturday’s Grade III $100,000 Lecomte Stake

Turf Melody, Maximus Ruler, Cool Bullet Head Lecomte as "Road to the Derby" Begins

Fair Grounds’ “Road to the Derby” series gets underway this weekend in New Orleans when Sugar Bowl Stakes winner Cool Bullet and local buzz horse Maximus Ruler get their stiffest test

Zacaroid Wins Monday Feature

Scott Gaillot and Corale Richards’ Zacaroid  prompted the pace briefly, gained the advantage entering the stretch and withstood rivals the rest of the way to win Monday’s $49,000 six furlong

Clear Sailing Much the Best in Sunday Feature

Coteau Grove Farm’s Clear Sailing, away alertly and quickly in command, responded to clever rating throughout under veteran jockey Shane Sellers in Sunday’s $45,000 Fair Grounds featu

Power Surge, Anything But Quiet Take La-Bred Sprint Stakes

Marcia LaMarche’s Anything But Quiet heard a collective gasp from the crowd Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds when she lit up the tote board with mutuels of $120, $44.60 and $16.80 after wi

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.