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Another 'Bullet' Scores a Bullseye at Fair Grounds

The most impressive winner through the first five days of Fair Grounds’ current season? It might have been the Steve Margolis-trained Cool Bullet, a 2-year-old gelding who broke his maiden by more than six lengths for owners Ray Murray, Dave Williams and Bob Estes in Saturday’s fifth race.   The...

Desert Wheat Repeats in Mr. Sulu Stakes

Louisiana-bred Desert Wheat, conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and patiently ridden by Corey Lanerie, came from far back with a strong stretch run to capture Saturday’s featured $60,000 Mr. Sulu Stakes at Fair Grounds by 2 3/4–lengths.

Desert Wheat Repeats in Mr. Sulu Stakes

Louisiana-bred Desert Wheat, conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and patiently ridden by Corey Lanerie, came from far back with a strong stretch run to capture Saturday’s featured $60,000 Mr. Sulu Stakes at Fair Grounds by 2 3/4–lengths. The Mr. Sulu, designed as a prep for the upcoming $...

Thanksgiving Reservations Available in Black Gold Room

Even though the Clubhouse is booked solid, it’s not too late to get a reservation for the famous Thanksgiving Dinner at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Thursday, Nov. 26. For the first time, Fair Grounds will offer its Thanksgiving Dinner in the Black Gold Room, the private event space on...

Thanksgiving Reservations Available in Black Gold Room

Even though the Clubhouse is booked solid, it’s not too late to get a reservation for the famous Thanksgiving Dinner at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Thursday, Nov. 26. For the first time, Fair Grounds will offer its Thanksgiving Dinner in the Black Gold Room, the private event space on...

Handicapping 101 - The Old School Way

Handicapping is an art that takes years to develop.  Some people try for years and years and never get it right, no matter how hard they work at it.  How many times have you heard someone say that they picked five winners and still lost money.  What's up with that?  The key to being a successful...

Dancin Perfect Performs in Friday Feature

Good Tyme Racing and Richard Ringo’s Dancin Perfect took command shortly after the start and never relinquished that lead when capturing Friday’s $47,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds by one length under a well-judged ride by jockey Shane Sellers. As the choice of the fans, Dancin Perfect...

Summer Bird Trainer Ice Eyes Mild Upset in Saturday's Mister Sulu

Like a sudden cold front of Arctic air, trainer Tim Ice blasted his way to national prominence in the world of Thoroughbred racing this year by conditioning the sophomore sensation Summer Bird to win both the Belmont Stakes and the Travers. This Saturday in New Orleans, Ice will try to capture the...

Brisnet Prime Power Overlays.

One of the most consistently successful handicapping figures to be found anywhere is the Brisnet Prime Power rating. Over a long period of time the top rated runner on Prime Power has maintained a 31 percent strike rate. However, overlays can often be found by not only using the top ranked runner...

Classy Deelites Tepid Top Choice in Saturday's Mr. Sulu

Moran Racing Stable’s Classy Deelites, hero of last summer’s $100,000 Attaway Darbonne Memorial at Evangeline Downs on the Fourth of July, has been installed as the 5-2 morning line choice in Saturday’s $60,000 Mr. Sulu Stakes at Fair Grounds. The Mr. Sulu, observing its second running, is...