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BARN NOTES: March 3, 2016

·        Sapphire Kitten Seeks First Stakes in Lacombe ·        Shaken Exits Surgery Well, Prognosis Positive ·        Tom’s Ready Sharp in Return to Work Tab   SAPPHIRE KITTEN SEEKS...

BARN NOTES: February 26, 2016

·        Jensen Possible for Louisiana Derby Following Allowance Romp ·        Wesley Ward Gets First Fair Grounds Win ·        Work Tab   JENSEN POSSIBLE FOR LOUISIANA DERBY FOLLOWING...

BARN NOTES: February 25, 2016

·        Forevamo Doing Well after Big Risen Star Effort ·        Klaravich, Amoss Claim and Retire Populist Politics ·        Work Tab (Mon-Thr)     FOREVAMO DOING WELL AFTER BIG...

Stakes Advance: Black Gold Stakes & Dixie Poker Ace

The $50,000 Black Gold Stakes at 7½ furlongs on the Stall-Wilson turf course features a rematch of the top-two finishers in last month’s $50,000 Keith Gee Memorial at the same trip. Slated for Saturday, Feb. 27, the sophomore event is led by Hillerich Racing and trainer Bernie Flint’s One Mean Man...

BARN NOTES: February 21, 2016

·        All Six Stakes Horses Exit Wins Well; Mo Tom and Airoforce Fine ·        Monster Effort for Lough Ness on Debut ·        Work Tab   ALL SIX STAKES WINNERS EXIT WELL; MO TOM AND...

Venus Valentine Mercurial in Rachel Alexandra Shocker

Rosemont Farm’s Venus Valentine was neither the fire or desire of the wagering public, but such did not prevent the hard-trying filly from closing from another planet on Saturday afternoon to the shock of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots crowd, defying her 74-1 odds and providing 11-time...

Majestic Harbor Calls on Class in Grade III Mineshaft Handicap; Cinco Charlie Sharp in Duncan F. Kenner

In what figured to be a rematch clash of the top-two finishers in last month’s Louisiana Stakes between International Star and Eagle, it was the back class of Gallant Stable’s Grade I winner Majestic Harbor that proved best in Saturday’s Grade III $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap at Fair Grounds Race...

Chocolate Ride Untouchable in Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap Repeat; Cash Control Gets the Money in Daisy Devine

Wentworth Brochu’s Chocolate Ride turned in another powerhouse effort to further cement his position as king of the Stall-Wilson turf course when defending his title in the Grade III $125,000 Fair Grounds Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Louisiana Derby Preview Day...

Gun Runner Shoots for the Sky in Risen Star Win

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner hit his mark in his sophomore debut, winning the Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stakes by a half-length with leading Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots jockey Florent Geroux aboard. After racing in mid-...

Gun Runner Shoots for the Sky in Risen Star Win

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner hit his mark in his sophomore debut, winning the Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stakes by a half-length with leading Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots jockey Florent Geroux aboard. After racing in mid-...