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Heza Louisiana Dash Tops LQHBA Sales Futurity Trials

T M Ranch's Heza Louisiana Dash finished at the top of the class in trials for the September 5 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity on Friday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Trained by Kenny Roberts, Heza Louisiana Dash stopped the clock in 17.331 seconds in the...

HEZA LOUISIANA DASH TOPS LQHBA SALES FUTURITY TRIALS

HEZA LOUISIANA DASH TOPS LQHBA SALES FUTURITY TRIALS    Exotic Animals Return Saturday, Aug. 16, 4 pm post-time   T M Ranch's Heza Louisiana Dash finished at the top of the class in trials for the September 5 Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association Sales Futurity on Friday at...

Tom Amoss Celebrates His 3,000th Win!

Congratulations are in order for Tom Amoss, who holds ten Fair Grounds trainer titles as he celebrates his 3000th win at Indiana Grand!  Amoss’ stable and team have earned an impressive $79.3 million since 1987 and he is only the 28th trainer in North American racing history to win with 3,000...

Napravnik, Asmussen, Moss Repeat as Meet Leaders

Familiar names again topped the standings at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, as Rosie Napravnik, Steve Asmussen, and Maggi Moss repeated their respective titles as leading jockey, trainer, and owner at the 142nd thoroughbred race meet. Napravniknotched her fourth consecutive riding title,...

Untapable Named Horse of the Meet for 142nd Thoroughbred Racing Season

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable, 7 ¾-length heroine of Saturday’s 48th running of the prestigious Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks and 9 ½-length winner of the Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes before that, has been named Horse of the Meeting for the 142nd season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots...

Stakes Recap: Skyring Surprises in Mervin Muniz Memorial

Calumet Farm’s Skyring broke in full stride to make all the pace in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap over the soft Stall Wilson turf course at Fair Grounds Race Course under jockey Joe Rocco and came home a neck in front of Wachtel Stable et al.’s Amira’s Prince, who won this race...

Vicar's In Trouble Rules Again in Louisiana Derby

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Vicar’s in Trouble, so impressive winning the Grade III Lecomte Stakes here by 6 ¾-lengths Jan. 18 but compromised by an unfavorable outside post in the Grade II Risen Star Stakes Feb. 22 when he finished third, returned to his winning ways with 3 ½-length front-running...

Stakes Recap: Statebred Stars Shine on LA Derby Undercard

GOLD APPOINTMENT WIRES CRESCENT CITY DERBY -- In a race loaded with early pace on paper, it was owner-trainer Robert J. Rockwell’s Gold Appointment who proved he was quickest early and that he was courageous late, extending his lead in the lane en route to a four length score in the $75,000...

Stakes Recap: New Orleans Handicap

Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, unsuccessful in two starts in New Orleans last season during his sophomore season, returned as a grownup this year to capture Saturday’s Grade II New Orleans Handicap at Fair Grounds Race & Slots by 4 ¾-lengths as the choice of the fans. After winning last year’s...

Untapable 'Unstopable' in Fair Grounds Oaks

Winchell Thoroughbreds Untapable proved no disappointment to the fans that backed her down to 1-2 favoritism in Saturday’s Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The daughter of Tapit, who won the Grade II Rachel Alexandra Stakes here Feb. 22 by 9 ½-lengths, took this $...