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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...

'Lafeet' Taps Tally in FG Feature; Perrodin Reaches 2,999

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 4, 2008) -John Wieczorek's Shytoe Lafeet justified his favoritism with a 2 1/4-length win in the $50,000 allowance feature Thursday at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Gabriel Saez and trained by Larry Jones, Shytoe Lafeet returned $5.80, $3.20 and $2.20 while accomplishing...

My Baby Baby, Scolara Meet Again in FG's Pago Hop Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 4, 2008) - Magdalena Racing et al's My Baby Baby and Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Scolara, second and third respectively in last month's Grade II Mrs. Revere Stakes at Churchill Downs, face off again in the $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds. My Baby...

Perrodin Closes in on 3,000 with Sunday FG Feature Win

NEW ORLEANS, La. (November 30, 2008) - Popular Louisiana-born jockey E.J. Perrodin moved to within two victories of a career milestone Sunday when he guided Stanley Seelig's Dragum to a 2 1/4-length tally in the off-the-turf allowance optional claiming feature at Fair Grounds. The win was...

'Secret' Gets Away in Tenacious Handicap at FG

Sand & Cee Stables' Secret Getaway took command in upper stretch and drew off for a convincing 2 3/4-length win in the $60,000 Tenacious Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds.