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Fair Grounds Cancels Thursday Afternoon Card

    With harsh winter weather and freezing temperatures hitting the New Orleans area, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots racing officials have officially called off Thursday afternoon’s nine-race program. Temperatures in New Orleans went all the way down to the low 20’s on Wednesday...

BLACK GOLD HIT FOR $195,627 BY BRAZILIAN PLAYER

The Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Black Gold – a unique bet that is only cashed out if there is one winner - was finally hit on Sunday afternoon’s card for $195,627.66 by one lucky player in Brazil. The winning ticket was played for $2 Brazilian reals (roughly $0.62 in US dollars) and cost...

Barn Notes: Monday, January 15

•              Yockey’s Warrior Oaklawn Bound Following Kenner Victory •              Newcomer Bentley Combs Sends Out Two On Thursday’s Card   YOCKEY’S WARRIOR OAKLAWN...

Barn Notes: Sunday, January 14

•           Gun Runner Logs Final Fair Grounds Breeze For Pegasus World Cup •           Instilled Regard, Stronger Than Ever Exit Lecomte, Silverbulletday In Good Order •    ...

Barn Notes: Friday, January 12

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Barn Notes: Thursday, January 11

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Stakes Advances: Marie G. Krantz & Duncan F. Kenner Memorial Stakes

  Brad Grady and Carl R. Moore Management’s Mom’s On Strike heads a wide open field for the $75,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Stakes when she breaks from post eight as the lukewarm 4-1 morning line favorite for the mile-and-a-sixteenth event over the Stall-Wilson Turf Course for fillies and...

Stakes Advances: Louisiana Stakes & Colonel E.R. Bradley Stakes

    Four other stakes races will take place on Fair Grounds’ Road to The Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone, including the $75,000 Louisiana Stakes, a mile-and-a-sixteenth event run on the main track for 4-year-olds and upward. The 3-1 morning line favorite for the event is...

Stakes Advance: Silverbulletday Stakes

  While the featured event on the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Road to the Derby Kickoff Day presented by Hotel Monteleone on Saturday, Jan. 13 is the Grade III $200,000 LeComte Stakes for Gr. I Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve aspirants, the 3-year-old fillies will be...

Stakes Advance: Grade III LeComte Stakes

    A cast of 14 3-year-olds will begin chasing their Kentucky Derby dreams in the Grade III $200,000 LeComte Stakes on Saturday, Jan. 13 - the first of three local preps on Churchill Downs’ Road To The Kentucky Derby which awards the Top 4 finishers based off of a 10-4-2-1 scale. The...