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Barn Notes: Friday, February 3

·        I’m a Chatterbox Half-Brother Zinger Makes Stakes Debut Saturday ·        It’s Your Nickel Points to Risen Star, Louisiana Derby ·        Excitations Exciting for Stall ·  ...

Grady Duo and Cowboy Culture Top Gee Memorial

The second running of the $50,000 Keith Gee Memorial features an intriguing field of nine sophomores in the first turf stakes for 3-year-olds on the year at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. At a mile on the Stall-Wilson turf course, the Keith Gee showcased future graded stakes winners One Mean...

Barn Notes: Thursday, February 2

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Equation Has the Answers in Big Easy Overnight

Ben McElroy’s Equation ran her winning streak to four when remaining undefeated in Saturday’s $50,000 Big Easy Overnight Stakes over 5½ furlongs of the Stall-Wilson turf course at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Making her first start under the care of trainer Brendan Walsh after going 3-for-...

Barn Notes: Saturday, January 28

·        Wicked Lick Well-Intended By Walsh ·        Valadorna Returns on Top ·        Running Mate to Clinic and Farm for Check-Up   WICKED LICK WELL-INTENDED BY WALSH One of the more...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 27

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LA Derby Golf Tournament benefitting FG Backstrech

The Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament to benefit the Fair Grounds’ backstretch community will take place this year on March 21 at Lakewood Country Club and Golf Course (4801 General Degaulle Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131). Registration forms can be found BY CLICKING HERE. The event will begin with...

Barn Notes: Thursday, January 26

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Jockey Robby Albarado's Career Win 5,000

Jockey Robby Albarado joined an elite group on Sunday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when earning his 5,000th career victory. The 43-year-old Lafayette, Louisiana, native became only the 33rd rider to reach the milestone when guiding Oak Tree Stables’ Scott Gelner-trained Vivacious V. V....

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 22

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