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Barn Notes: Thursday, November 24

·        Keep Talking Long-Winded in Graduation ·        Maker, Trust Factor Undecided on Champions Day ·        Work Tab   KEEP TALKING LONG-WINDED IN GRADUATION It did not take long for...

Barn Notes: Wednesday, November 23

·        Gimmeadrink Learns New Tricks in First Fair Grounds Foray ·        Terra Promessa Highlights Workers GIMMEADRINK LEARNS NEW TRICKS IN FIRST FAIR GROUNDS FORAY Florida-bred starter/claimer Gimmeadrink proved on Sunday...

Seaside Candy Sticks it to Them in Si Cima

Stewart M. Madison’s Seaside Candy debuted victoriously and impressively at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in February and appeared to be a filly with a future filled with black type. On the afternoon of Sunday Nov. 20, the 3-year-old Louisiana-bred daughter of excellent second-crop stallion...

Barn Notes: Sunday, November 20

·        Sunny Oak Shortens, Opens Up the Possibilities for Johnston ·        Quijote Aims to Continue Amoss Dominance of Thanksgiving ·        Mena Opens Up on Opening Day, Wins Four · ...

Stakes Wins by Benwill, Nubin Ridge and Sunny Oak Kick Off Fair Grounds Meet

A trio of overnight $50,000 Louisiana-bred stakes kicked off the 2016-17 Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots meet on Saturday afternoon, with Benwill, Nubin Ridge and Sunny Oak proving victorious at the New Orleans oval. In the Mr. Sulu Stakes over a mile on the Stall-Wilson turf course, Royce G....

Barn Notes: Saturday, November 19

·        Yockey’s Warrior Fit and Ready to Fly ·        Geroux to Return to Fair Grounds ·        Sunbean Tops Work Tab YOCKEY’S WARRIOR FIT AND READY TO FLY Two seasons ago on Louisiana Derby...

Barn Notes: Friday, November 18

·        Totally Drenched Stepping Up in Thanksgiving·        Grade I-Winners’ Siblings Face Off in 2YO Turf Maiden·        Work Tab TOTALLY DRENCHED STEPPING UP IN THANKSGIVING Among a field...

Barn Notes: Thursday, November 17

·        Stidham Stocked for Another Big Meet ·        Scatter Gun Points to Allowance ·        Work Tab   STIDHAM STOCKED FOR ANOTHER BIG MEET Defending champion Fair Grounds Race Course...

Union Jackson, Clearly Now Top Thanksgiving Handicap

Stonestreet Stables’Union Jackson looks to continue his upward trajectory when he takes on six others in next Thursday’s $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap, including Brittlyn Stable’s swift multiple graded stakes winner Clearly Now. The six-furlong event for 3-year-olds and upward is a holiday...

Three Louisiana-Bred Stakes Headline Opening Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

A total of 105 horses were entered across ten races in advance of next Saturday’s Twilight Opening Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The 145th Thoroughbred racing season kicks off Nov. 19 with a 3 p.m. first post. Three stakes for Louisiana-breds designed as preps for Louisiana Champions...