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Good and Lucky Upsets Friesan Fire

Last season’s Louisiana Derby winner Friesan Fire, owned by Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farm and now conditioned by Steve Asmussen, returned to competition Thursday in Fair Grounds’ feature but finished third as the odds-on choice, delaying Asmussen’s run at his own record for most North American...

Akilina, Elision Vie in Saturday's Pago Hop

Oak Bluff Stables’ Akilina, an invader from New York who finished third in Aqueduct’s $65,000 Flitalong Stakes at last asking Nov. 18, has been installed as the 3-1 morning line choice in Saturday’s 24th running of the $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes for sophomore fillies over Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson...

Get Tied-On People

A couple of weeks ago I did a two week review blog and talked about the jockey, trainer and owner standings. After only six days of racing everything was pretty close in all three categories. Well, after 13 days of racing, the standings are still close and I don't think anything is going to change...

Brisnet Race Facts for Fair Grounds Thursday.

Fair Grounds.   Ultimate PP Horse of the Day – # 1 GET A VICTORY in race 2. Is the Brisnet Prime Power pick as well as being top on Back Speed, Current Class, Late Pace Last Race as well as Average Competitive Level.   Brisnet.com Race Facts.   Race 3: # 2 JADESEYE – Trainer Carl Wooley has been...

December Preview and Week 4 Recap

Twenty-two stakes races, an average of more than one per live racing day, will make December one of the busiest months of the 2009-2010 Thoroughbred Racing Season Presented by Miller Lite at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. As racing expands to five days per week for the remainder of the...

Macho Again Back in Town

West Point Thoroughbreds’ Macho Again, defending champion from Fair Grounds’ Grade II New Orleans Handicap last March and also hero of Churchill’s Grade I Stephen Foster Handicap last June, arrived back at Fair Grounds before dawn Monday morning and was enjoying a bath outside trainer Dallas...

Brisnet Ultimate Race Summary review at Fair Grounds.

Over the past four days of racing at the Fair Grounds there were 41 races contested and once again the information in the Brisnet Ultimate Race Summary proved invaluable as a method of selecting winners and generating profits. On a fairly formful four days there were 15 winning favorites (37...

Where's Cain in Front in Sunday Feature

Edward Johnston Racing Stables’ Where’s Cain proved no disappointment to the fans who backed him down to 5-2 favoritism when he won Sunday’s Fair Grounds feature by one length. “He was at the top of his game today,” said winning jockey John Jacinto after the race, although trainer Johnston was...

Trainer Lovell One to Watch

She’s coming off a great summer at Louisiana Downs where she enjoyed a 30 percent win ratio, and the only question now is how long trainer Michelle Lovell will remain under the radar at Fair Grounds. In Saturday’s Woodchopper Stakes here, Lovell saddled Agave Racing Stable’s Marquee Event as the...

Davidowitz Handicapping Seminar, Book Signing Dec. 19

Steve Davidowitz, author of the seminal handicapping guide Betting Thoroughbreds, will be at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Dec. 19 for a special handicapping seminar before the races and a book signing to promote his newest title, Betting Thoroughbreds for the 21st Century: A Professional...