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Stakes Recap: Louisiana Futurities

Dixie Beat Drums Foes in $97,605 Louisiana Futurity; Nurse Emielle Best of 11 in $106,105 Filly Division Wayne Sanders and Larry Hirsch’sDixie Beat proved the third time the charm when he captured the colts and geldings division of Tuesday’s $97,605 Louisiana Futurity by a neck. After finishing...

Stakes Advance: Pan Zareta Stakes

Good Deed Top Choice in FG's Pan Zareta Saturday Bertram and Richard Klein’s Good Deed, winner of the $75,000 Mardi Gras Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots last spring on the main track, heads an overflow field of 14 older fillies and mares named to Saturday’s $75,000 Pan Zareta...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 29

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Gold Hawk Swoops Into Louisiana Derby Picture; Grant Forster Scores Training Double Saturday at Fair Grounds; Apprentice Jockey Ashley Broussard Rides Two Winners Saturday at FG As if posting an early warning to those talented youngsters who will transcend into the coming spring’s...

Jockey Leandro Goncalves Wins Five Saturday at Fair Grounds

Veteran jockey Leandro Goncalves posted the first five-win day by any Fair Grounds jockey this season during Saturday’s 11-race program. Goncalves rode seven races on the card. The Brazilian native won the third race aboard Ten Broeck Farm’s Soft Wind for trainer Grant Forster and a $26.80 win...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 28

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Richard Eramia Rides Friday Fair Grounds Triple; David Flores Wins Santa Anita's Malibu Before Leaving for Singapore; Army, Sgt. Major Ross Lead Russians' March into FG's Winner's Circle Surely one of the most underrated riders at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is Richard...

Stakes Advance: Louisiana Futurities

Dixie Beat, 'Nurse' Top Louisiana Futurity Divisions Wayne Sanders and Larry Hirsch’s Dixie Beat, a winner at first asking and a closing third behind the two top choices in the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile last time at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, may be a tepid choice in the...

Jack Van Berg to Present Trophy for Jan. 25 Van Berg Stakes, Sign Copies of New Book

Fair Grounds All-Time Winningest Trainer Jack Van Berg to Present Trophy for Jan. 25 Van Berg Stakes, Sign Copies of New Book "Jack, From Grit to Glory" Jack Van Berg, a member of the Fair Grounds Hall of Fame and the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame, will return to Fair Grounds & Slots...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 26

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Louisiana Futurities to be Toasted New Year's Eve; Pre-Christmas Long Shots Monday Might Have Bought Many Gifts; Fair Grounds' Jockey, Trainer Standings Through Monday Five days away on New Year’s Eve, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will host the colt and gelding division of...

Barn Notes: Monday, December 23

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Rise Up: A New Inspiration for Andrena Van Doren; Jockey Marcelino Pedroza Has Riding Double During Starlight Racing; Apprentice Ashley Broussard Wins at Fair Grounds for First Time; Tapiture Breezes Half-Mile Sunday in :51.20 When Paul and Andrena Van Doren’s Rise Up won the $1...

Barn Notes: Sunday, December 22

IN TODAY'S NOTES: Along Came Jones on Santa Super Saturday; Veteran Jockey David Flores Leaving for Singapore; Another Hernandez Jockey Debuts -- Little Sister Courtney Hopefully, for trainer Larry Jones and his former Governor of Kentucky owner Brereton Jones, the magic of a winter campaign in New...