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Stakes Advance: Louisiana Derby

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s International Star commenced his sophomore season on the outside looking in on the best 3-year-olds in America and on Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, he will start on the outside of the nine-horse field assembled for the 102nd Grade II $750,000 Louisiana...

Louisiana Derby Week Notes: Worktab Report

LOUISIANA DERBY WEEK WORKTAB REPORT LOUISIANA DERBY A DAY IN PARADISE – Monday, five furlongs in 1:00 flat (4/16) – Larry Jones–“He worked really well.  He’s coming in as well you can hope for, like all of my horses on Saturday.  We know we’re being ambitious with him, but when you run...

Barn Notes: March 22

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*Stanford Likely for Louisiana Derby*Lukas Drops Blinkers, Expects Big Effort from Mr. Z*All Systems Go for Keen Ice*Mystery Train Arrives for New Orleans Handicap*Indycott Probable for New Orleans Handicap*Call Me George Works, Headed to New Orleans Handicap*...

Stakes Recap: Red Camelia Stakes

Cantrell Family Partnership’s Tensas Harbor finally extracted her revenge on rival I Dazzle on Saturday afternoon in the $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with a sharp victory over fellow Louisiana-bred mares in the one-mile turf event.  After finishing astern...

Barn Notes: Saturday, March 21

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*NEW ORLEANS HIGHWEIGHT MORENO TO SHIP IN FOR GUILLOT*STRIKE CHARMER HEADS THURSDAY FEATURE*MAJESTIC HARBOR UNLIKELY FOR NEW ORLEANS HANDICAP NEW ORLEANS HIGHWEIGHT MORENO TO SHIP IN FOR GUILLOTSouthern Equine Stable’s homebred Grade I winner Moreno will head to...

Barn Notes: Friday, March 20

@AdolphsonRacing IN TODAY'S NOTES*St. Joe Bay Likely for Louisiana Derby*Audrey's Double May Try Fair Grounds Oaks*Stellaris Returns in Sunday Allowance*Eramia Lands Win 1,500ST. JOE BAY LIKELY FOR LOUISIANA DERBYAltamira Racing Stable and David Bernsen’s St. Joe Bay is likely to return to Fair...

Barn Notes: Thursday, March 19

@AdolphsonRacing   IN TODAY'S NOTES*WAR STORY BULLETS IN FINAL LOUISIANA DERBY WORK*EDEN PRAIRIE TO TRY GRADE I COMPANY*SIX OWNERS COULD WIN MEET TITLE WAR STORY BULLETS IN FINAL LOUISIANA DERBY WORKLoooch Racing Stables and Chris Dunn’s War Story put the finishing touches on his preparation...

Barn Notes: Sunday, March 15

@AdolphsonRacing COUP DE GRACE MAKES SEASONAL BOW IN FRIDAY FEATUREFox Hill Farm’s Coup de Grace will make his 2015 debut in Friday’s featured second race at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, an allowance optional claiming event over six furlongs that drew a talented and accomplished field –...

Barn Notes: Saturday, March 14

@AdolphsonRacing SUNBEAN OFF UNTIL LATE SUMMERBrittlyn Stable’s Sunbean is getting a well-deserved break after a busy fall/winter campaign, according to trainer Ron Faucheux.  The 13-time winner did not exit his third-place finish at 2-5 odds in the $200,000 Louisiana Premier Night...

Barn Notes: Friday, March 13

@AdolphsonRacing   DEFONDO POSSIBLE FOR LOUISIANA DERBYWest Point Thoroughbreds’ promising and lightly raced Defondo may have earned his way into the Grade II $750,000 Louisiana Derby, according to trainer Dallas Stewart.  The son of El Corredor has raced a mere four times in his career...