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Nine Former Champions Day Winners Return Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 11, 2008) - Nine horses who have won during previous Louisiana Champions Day programs return to Fair Grounds in an attempt to repeat as the track plays host to the event's 18th renewal Saturday. The 11-race Louisiana Champions Day card, exclusively for Thoroughbreds...

Fair Grounds Cancels Thursday Program

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has canceled its live racing program Thursday because of winter weather and track conditions.

Fair Grounds Cancels Thursday Program

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 11, 2008) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has canceled its live racing program Thursday because of winter weather and track conditions. Snow began falling in the metro New Orleans area Thursday morning. New Orleans is under a winter storm warning. "...

Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Former winners and full fields serve as the headline attractions for the 18th annual Louisiana Champions Day Saturday at Fair Grounds.Entries were taken Monday for the 11-race program of stakes races restricted to accredited Louisiana-breds offers purses totaling $1.1 million.

Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Headlines for Monday, December 08, 2008 Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday Thoughts of Derby Get Early Start Thursday 11 Races on Friday, Saturday   Fair Grounds Hosts Louisiana Champions Day Saturday NEW ORLEANS, La. - Former winners and full fields serve as...

Talkin Indian Wins Sunday's Fair Grounds Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 7, 2008) - Gary and Kathy Priest's Talkin Indian, ridden by Miguel Mena, split rivals in the late stages to capture Sunday's $44,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. Talkin Indian, a half-sister to 2004 Breeders' Cup Turf winner Better Talk...

Love to Tell Wins Pago Hop in Wild Finish

In a blanket finish in which the first six horses under the wire were separated by three-quarters of a length, former claimer Love to Tell proved best by a head in the $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds.    

Love to Tell Wins Pago Hop in Wild Finish

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 06, 2008) - In a blanket finish in which the first six horses under the wire were separated by three-quarters of a length, former claimer Love to Tell proved best by a head in the $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds. Trained by Mike Burgess for Mark...

Perrodin Gets 3,000th Win Friday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 5, 2008) - Barely a year after a career-threatening injury, jockey E.J. Perrodin won his 3,000th career race aboard He's Royal Dee in Friday's ninth race at Fair Grounds. The milestone win came in typical Perrodin fashion, with a last-to-first rally in the stretch...

Along Came Jones - To Fair Grounds Following Old Fashioned's Remsen Win

Headlines for Friday, December 05, 2008 Along Came Jones - To Fair Grounds Following Old Fashioned's Remsen Win Calhoun Saddles Sunday Quartet of Winners While Looking Forward to 2009 Bang-Up Beginning for Brian Hernandez Jr. at Fair Grounds Pyro's Risen Star Stakes Win on Ballot...