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Rachel Alexandra Drills in Drizzling Rain Friday

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, aiming once again for an anticipated confrontation with her older rival Zenyatta in Oaklawn’s Grade I Apple Blossom April 9, worked Friday morning at Fair Grounds in advance of her scheduled seasonal bow March 13 in the $200,000 New Orleans Ladies at the Crescent...

Brisnet Handicappers Edge Fair Grounds notes 2/12/10

Rachel Alexandra will return in New Orleans Ladies Horse of the Year RACHEL ALEXANDRA (Medaglia d'Oro) will make her four-year-old debut in the March 13 New Orleans Ladies at Fair Grounds, assuming she continues to progress as expected, owner Jess Jackson of Stonestreet Stables confirmed Thursday...

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra Pointing to FG's March 13 New Orleans Ladies

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra will make her 4-year-old debut in the March 13 New Orleans Ladies, assuming she continues to progress as expected, owner Jess Jackson of Stonestreet Stables confirmed Thursday. The $200,000 New Orleans Ladies is for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the main...

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra Pointing to March 13 New Orleans Ladies

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra will make her 4-year-old debut in the March 13 New Orleans Ladies, assuming she continues to progress as expected, owner Jess Jackson of Stonestreet Stables confirmed Thursday. The $200,000 New Orleans Ladies is for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the main...

Starlight Racing Returns February 19 With Bucktown Allstars

Following a successful January debut that packed the Miller Beer Garden chalet with young professionals seeking drink specials and charbroiled oysters, Starlight Racing returns to Fair Grounds for its second installment Friday, February 19, at 5 p.m. ACCESS THE STARLIGHT RACING PDF FLYER TO POST AS...

Congratulations Shaun Bridgmohan on 2,000 Wins

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots congratulates jockey Shaun Bridgmohan on 2,000 career wins, a mark he reached Saturday aboard Outfitter in the day's first race. The 30-year-old Jamaican-born rider won four races on the card to move into second in the Fair Grounds standings with 45 victories.

Dancin Perfect Wins Monday Feature

Good Tyme Racing’s Dancin Perfect, allowed to settle behind the early leaders, split those rivals when set down for the drive and withstood a late bid by Pin Oak Stable’s Elision to win Monday’s $44,500 allowance optional claiming feature for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds by a nose. The winner...

Friesan Fire, General Quarters Headed for Rematch in Mineshaft

Fair Grounds’ upcoming Grade III Mineshaft Handicap on Louisiana Derby Preview Day Feb. 20 is shaping up as one of the most anticipated races of the season – no matter who ships in from out of town. That’s because it appears that last year’s Grade II Louisiana Derby winner Friesan Fire and last...

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...