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Scherer Entry 1-2 in Monday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 19, 2009) - Thomas Dipiazza and Merrill Scherer's Shockin Blow took command in upper stretch and drew off late for a 6 1/4-length victory in Monday's featured $46,000 allowance for Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds. Shockin Blow covered the six furlongs in 1...

Southern Sister Rules in Slop Sunday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 18, 2009) - Grand Prairie Stables' Southern Sister took command in mid-stretch and drew off for a three-length victory in the $46,000 allowance feature for 3-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies Sunday at Fair Grounds. Trained by Morris Nicks, Southern Sister was ridden...

Rolling Sea Wins Truly Bound, Keys Asmussen Six-Bagger

Keyed by Rolling Sea's 5 1/2-length win in the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap, trainer Steve Asmussen tied his own Fair Grounds record by winning six races on Saturday's 10-race program.

Rolling Sea Wins Truly Bound, Keys Asmussen Six-Bagger

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 17, 2009) - Keyed by Rolling Sea's 5 1/2-length win in the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap, trainer Steve Asmussen tied his own Fair Grounds record by winning six races on Saturday's 10-race program. Asmussen, who topped his own national record with 622 wins in 2008,...

Jockey Ramsey Zimmerman Out After A.M. Spill

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 17, 2009) - Jockey Ramsey Zimmerman will be out of action for an indefinite period of time after he sustained a fractured collarbone during training hours Saturday. Zimmerman, 27, was working a Tom Amoss-trained horse when he was thrown near the three-sixteenths...

Graham Cracks Top of Leader Board with Thursday Triple

With three wins Thursday, Irish-born jockey James Graham moved into a tie for the lead in the rider standings heading into Friday. Who's the co-leader? Last year's leading rider, Jamie Theriot.

Graham Cracks Top of Leader Board with Thursday Triple

Headlines for Friday, January 16, 2009 Graham Cracks Top of Leader Board with Thursday Triple Emma-Jayne Wilson Planning March Return to Fair Grounds ‘Cisco' to Ride Again This Season at Fair Grounds Trainer Morris Nicks Remaining in New Orleans   Graham Cracks Top of Leader...

Timely Advice Best in Friday's FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 16, 2009) - Pin Oak Stable's Timely Advice rallied boldly in the stretch to draw clear for a 3 3/4-length victory in Friday's $46,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Patrick Valenzuela, the Malcolm Pierce trainee covered the six furlongs in an eye-opening...

Bear Now Top Choice in FG's Truly Bound Stakes

Town and Country Farm's Bear Now, winner of the Grade III Kentucky Cup Distaff in September at Turfway Park, has been tabbed the 6-5 morning line choice for the 29th running of the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds. Click here to watch Jessica Pacheco's Weekend Preview video.

Bear Now Top Choice in FG's Truly Bound Stakes

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 15, 2009) - Town and Country Farm's Bear Now, winner of the Grade III Kentucky Cup Distaff in September at Turfway Park, has been tabbed the 6-5 morning line choice for the 29th running of the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds. The race for older...