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Hisse Completes Asmussen-Bridgmohan Monday Triple

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 5, 2009) - Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's Hisse rallied boldly in the stretch to take a half-length win in Monday's $48,000 one-mile allowance optional claiming feature for state-breds at Fair Grounds. Hisse - the third winner of the afternoon for the tandem of trainer...

Indygo Mountain Slight Choice in Saturday's Lecomte

Clarence Scharbauer Jr.'s Indygo Mountain is the 3-1 morning-line favorite among the field of nine 3-year-olds entered Monday for the $100,000 Grade III Lecomte Stakes, the featured event of a six-stakes program Saturday at Fair Grounds.

Indygo Mountain Slight Choice in Saturday's Lecomte

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 5, 2009) - Clarence Scharbauer Jr.'s Indygo Mountain is the 3-1 morning-line favorite among the field of nine 3-year-olds entered Monday for the $100,000 Grade III Lecomte Stakes, the featured event of a six-stakes program Saturday at Fair Grounds. The 65th Lecomte,...

Mizzcan'tbewrong Wins Sunday Fair Grounds Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 4, 2009) - Last Call Racing Partnership's Mizzcan'tbewrong proved to be the right choice as she led throughout to win Sunday's featured $48,000 allowance optional claiming event for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. The gray daughter of Mizzen Mast set early...

Star Guitar Trumps Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at FG

Brittlyn Stable's Star Guitar showed he do more than sprint in capturing Saturday's $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at Fair Grounds by a length.

Star Guitar Trumps Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 3, 2009) - Brittlyn Stable's Star Guitar showed he do more than sprint in capturing Saturday's $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes at Fair Grounds by a length. The Al Stall Jr. trainee was triumphant in his first career start around two turns. So what's next? "There...

Due Date Gets Up Late in Friday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 2, 2009) - Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein's Due Date rallied outside the leaders in the late stages to top British Medium by a head in Friday's $46,000 allowance feature on the turf at Fair Grounds. Ridden by 2007-08 Fair Grounds leading rider Jamie Theriot and...

Everything is 'Peachy' for Dixie Poker Ace These Days

Horse lovers rest assured. Dixie Poker Ace, a winner of the first three editions of the Louisiana Champions Day Turf at Fair Grounds, has been dealt a winning hand during his retirement!

Everything is 'Peachy' for Dixie Poker Ace These Days

Headlines for Friday, January 2, 2009 Everything is ‘Peachy' for Dixie Poker Ace These Days Local Photographer Gets Eclipse Honorable Mention Sovereign Award Winner Patrick Husbands to Arrive in New Orleans Saturday Next Saturday's Grade III Lecomte Shaping Up Strong  ...

King of Speed Rules on New Year's Day at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 1, 2009) - Carl Moore's King of Speed celebrated his 10th birthday on New Year's Day with a 3 3/4-length victory in Thursday's $44,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds. King of Speed, making the 92nd start of his career, earned his 20th lifetime victory while...