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Those Marvelous "Who Dats" Have Done Dat

Unthinkable, Unimaginable, Unbelievable! The "Who Dat Nation" is a force to be reckoned with both on and off the field. The Saints came marching into Miami's Sun Life Stadium and made believers out of the world. Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints? Nobody, not even Peyton Manning and...

Brisnet Handicappers Edge Fair Grounds notes for 2/8/10.

Rachel breezes a half-mile at Fair Grounds Horse of the Year and champion three-year-old filly RACHEL ALEXANDRA (Medaglia d'Oro) breezed four furlongs Saturday morning in :50 3/5 and galloped out five-eighths in 1:04, according to Fair Grounds clockers. Regular exercise rider Dominic Terry was...

Successful Mission Succeeds in Sunday Feature

Live Oak Plantation’s Successful Mission won Sunday’s $42,500 feature at Fair Grounds in what New Orleans native hunch players hoped would be prescient of a victory by the New Orleans Saints some hours later in Super Bowl XLIV. After being allowed to settle early, Successful Mission responded...

Who Dat? Congratulations to the Saints from All of Your Fans at Fair Grounds!

Bugler Les Colonello shows his allegiance to the home team by wearing a Saints helmet while playing the traditional "Call to the Post" during the races on Super Bowl Sunday at Fair Grounds.

Patrick Husbands Back in Big Easy

Canadian-based jockey Patrick Husbands accepted his third straight Sovereign Award as Canada’s champion jockey in ceremonies in Toronto a little over a week ago, then on Saturday he rode three horses at Fair Grounds, winning with one, finishing second on another and third on the other to start off...

Speedy Royal Express Steals Black Gold

Richard Rudolph’s Royal Express gave trainer Spanky Broussard an early birthday present Saturday when he made the pace throughout in the $56,400 Black Gold Stakes for 3-year-olds at five and a half furlongs and won by three-and-a-half lengths.

Speedy Royal Express Steals Black Gold

Richard Rudolph’s Royal Express gave trainer Spanky Broussard an early birthday present Saturday when he made the pace throughout in the $56,400 Black Gold Stakes for 3-year-olds at five and a half furlongs and won by three and a half lengths. The sprint, scheduled for the Stall-Wilson turf course...

Rachel Alexandra Breezes Four Furlongs in :50 3/5

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra breezed four furlongs Saturday morning in :50 3/5 and galloped out five-eighths of a mile in 1:04, according to Fair Grounds clockers. Regular exercise rider Dominic Terry was aboard the 4-year-old filly, who was accompanied by assistant trainer Scott Blasi on his...

Rachel Alexandra Works Four Furlongs in :50 3/5

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra breezed four furlongs Saturday morning in :50 3/5 and galloped out five-eighths of a mile in 1:04, according to Fair Grounds clockers. Regular exercise rider Dominic Terry was aboard the 4-year-old filly, who was accompanied to the track by assistant trainer Scott...

Seeking Ms Shelley Wins Friday Feature

Dream Walking Farms’ Seeking Ms Shelley, allowed to settle just behind the early leaders, launched a bold bid outside those when set down for the drive and held on late for a three-quarter-length tally in Friday’s $44,500 five-and-a-half-furlong sprint for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. The...