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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...

Ron the Greek Readies for Risen Star

As the winner of Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Stakes two weeks ago, Jack Hammer’s Ron the Greek is the only 3-year-old who could join Friesan Fire as the second consecutive horse to sweep the New Orleans oval’s sophomore series during the current millennium. Trained by Tom Amoss, Ron the Greek...

Brisnet Handicappers Edge Fair Grounds notes 2/5/10.

Saturday's $60,000 Black Gold S. at Fair Grounds drew only five three-year-olds to go about 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf. Three are making their turf debuts, including the multiple stakes-winning GRAND SLAM ANDRE (Grand Slam), who possesses a strong turf pedigree top and bottom and is out of a Royal...

Rachel Alexandra Gallops

Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra enjoyed a “happy gallop” once around the Fair Grounds main track Thursday morning at about 6:30 a.m., according to Fair Grounds clocker Billy Pettingill. “She looked great doing it,” said Pettingill. “She came out right after Asmussen’s first set so they could see...