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Sok Sok Socks It To 'Em in FG's Thanksgiving Handicap

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 27, 2008) - Savorthetime Stables' Sok Sok rallied in the late stages of and drew off for a 3 1/4-length victory in the 83rd running of the $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap Thursday at Fair Grounds. The winner, ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. and trained by Steve...

'Mambo' to Dance in Tenacious Handicap Saturday

William Farish and Mrs. W. S. Kilroy's Mambo in Seattle, who missed by the slimmest of noses in the Grade I Travers Stakes, is the showcase star and 2-1 morning-line choice for the Saturday's 44th running of the $60,000 Tenacious Handicap at Fair Grounds.

'Mambo' to Dance in Tenacious Handicap Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 27, 2008) - William Farish and Mrs. W. S. Kilroy's Mambo in Seattle, who missed by the slimmest of noses in the Grade I Travers Stakes, is the showcase star and 2-1 morning-line choice for the Saturday's 44th running of the $60,000 Tenacious Handicap at Fair...

Windward Islands Tops "Buddy D" Field Friday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La (November 24, 2008) - Sam-Son Farms' Windward Islands is the starting highweight at 121 pounds and the 5-2 morning line choice in Friday's $60,000 "Buddy" Diliberto Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds. The third running of the Diliberto - named in honor of the late...

Star Guitar in Tune for Another Champions Day Run at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 23, 2008) -Brittlyn Stable Inc.'s Star Guitar stamped himself as a strong contender for a return engagement on Louisiana Champions Day next month with an impressive three-length victory in the featured $48,000 allowance sprint for state-breds Sunday at Fair Grounds...

Roi Maudit Heads Thanksgiving Handicap at Fair Grounds

Haras Santa Maria de Araras’ Roi Maudit has been tabbed as the 5-2 morning line choice in the 83rd running of the $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap, the traditional Turkey Day feature at Fair Grounds.

Roi Maudit Heads Thanksgiving Handicap at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 23, 2008) - Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Roi Maudit has been tabbed as the 5-2 morning line choice in the 83rd running of the $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap, the traditional Turkey Day feature at Fair Grounds. Conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and to be...

'Production', C Karma Capture FG Stakes; Asmussen Ties Record

On a day where a pair of juveniles - Foreign Production and C Karma - won stakes races, another 2-year-old breaking his maiden in Saturday's last race at Fair Grounds allowed trainer Steve Asmussen to tie his own North American record for wins by a trainer in a calendar year.

'Production', C Karma Capture FG Stakes; Asmussen Ties Record

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 22, 2008) - On a day where a pair of juveniles - Foreign Production and C Karma - won stakes races, another 2-year-old breaking his maiden in Saturday's last race at Fair Grounds allowed trainer Steve Asmussen to tie his own North American record for wins by a...

Woodbourne Wins Friday Fair Grounds Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La (November 21, 2008) - Melnyk Racing Stables Inc.'s Woodbourne came from just off the early pace to take command in mid-stretch and draw off for a 1 3/4-length tally in Friday's Fair Grounds $44,000 feature at about 1 1/16-miles over the firm Stall-Wilson turf course. Ridden by...