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Stakes Advance: Louisiana Champions Day Part I

HEITAI HEADS CHAMPIONS DAY SPRINT; GUADALUPE HIGH EYES REPEAT IN LADIES SPRINT; STARTER HANDICAP DRAWS COMPETITIVE FIELD; THREE QUARTER HORSE STAKES OPEN CARD Rowell Enterprises’ speedy Heitai will take on eight others in defense of his $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Sprint title Saturday at Fair...

Fair Grounds Donates 1,957 Pounds of Food, $1,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank

The community at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots completed a successful collection effort to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank, amassing a total of 1,957 pounds of canned goods and non-perishable food items. Collection boxes were stationed at the race track as well as 10 other OTB locations...

Holiday Family Day - Dec 20!

On December 20 Fair Grounds will host Coca-Cola Holiday Family Day from noon until 4 p.m. in the Starlight tent on the track apron. A merry and bright day of celebration with entertainment options for the entire family coincides with a pair of $50,000 stakes races. Admission to the Coca-Cola...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 7

IN TODAY'S NOTES: RISE UP WORKING WELL, WOODCHOPPER POSSIBLE; STRING KING SEEKING CLASSIC REDEMPTION; I DAZZLE SIGNALS READINESS FOR CHAMPIONS DAY RISE UP WORKING WELL, WOODCHOPPER POSSIBLE             Talented sophomore Rise Up continued his...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 6

IN TODAY'S NOTES: GOLD HAWK PREPARING FOR 4-YEAR-OLD SEASON; HEITAI ON TRACK FOR CHAMPIONS DAY; GEROUX CARRYING CAREER YEAR INTO MEET; SUM OF THE PARTS, GANTRY, & UNBRIDLED'S NOTE IN THURSDAY FEATURE GOLD HAWK PREPARING FOR 4-YEAR-OLD SEASON         ...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 5

IN TODAY'S NOTES: GENERAL ELECTION WORKS TOWARD RETURN; GRAHAM MAINTAINING MOMENTUM; PESSIN HIGH ON SCATTER GUN GENERAL ELECTION WORKS TOWARD RETURN Hill ‘N Dale Farm’s multiple graded stakes winner General Election continued his comeback earlier this week with an easy half-mile work in :52.20 for...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 4

IN TODAY'S NOTES: SHARP LIVING UP TO HIS NAME AS A HEAD TRAINER; MATRIARCH WINNER LA TIA ARRIVES AT FAIR GROUNDS; GOLDEN ROD WINNER WEST COAST BELLE FAIR GROUNDS-BOUND SHARP LIVING UP TO HIS NAME AS A HEAD TRAINER             Conditioner Joe...

Barn Notes: Sunday, November 30

IN TODAY'S NOTES: AMOSS REFLECTS ON PHENOMENAL 4-FOR-4 SATURDAY; ERAMIA OKAY, HEADS TO DALLAS FOR MORE X-RAYS; EVERY WAY WORKS TOWARD RETURN AMOSS REFLECTS ON PHENOMENAL 4-FOR-4 SATURDAY Ten-time leading Fair Grounds trainer Tom Amoss had a big day on Saturday afternoon at his home track, even for...

Trainer Tom Amoss Plays Perfect 4-for-4 Saturday Hand

It was New York Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. who kicked off a week of headlines for Newman High School graduates with his spectacular and physics-defying one-handed grab on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, but it was trainer Tom Amoss who capped off the big week for alums of the...

Barn Notes: Saturday, November 29

IN TODAY'S NOTES: CANADIAN CHAMPION, $1 MILLION PURCHASE LEIGH COURT TO STIDHAM; GRAHAM STARTS STRONG, LANDS FIRST HAT TRICK OF 2014-15 MEET; FAIR GROUNDS HOSTS CHAMPIONSHIP HANDICAPPING TOURNAMENT CANADIAN CHAMPION, $1 MILLION PURCHASE LEIGH COURT TO STIDHAM Leigh Court, who was the Sovereign...