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Can ‘Rachel’ Rule Over Fair Grounds Oaks-Kentucky Oaks Double?

Headlines for Friday, March 13, 2009 · Can ‘Rachel’ Rule Over Fair Grounds Oaks-Kentucky Oaks Double?· McPeek’s Free Country, Our Dahlia Ready for Saturday· Trainer Al Stall, Jr. Covers Terrain, ‘Star’ and ‘Charlie’ Friday· Apprentice Jockey Anna Roberts Makes Picture-...

Grassy Nellie Keeps Robby on a Roll Thursday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 12, 2009) – Robby Albarado drew off to daylight in Fair Grounds’ jockey standings with three wins Thursday at Fair Grounds, including a his two-length win astride Grassy Nellie in the $44,000 allowance feature for older fillies and mares on the turf.[asset|height=12|width=1]...

Nowhere to Hide Will Scratch From Louisiana Derby

Headlines for Thursday, March 12, 2009 ·         Nowhere to Hide Will Scratch From Louisiana Derby·         Block Earns Frequent Flier Miles in Readying Giant Oak·         Frankel Seeks Repeat With Proudinsky in Muniz·         Florida Shippers Arrive at Fair Grounds  Nowhere to Hide Will Scratch...

Patena Makes Return, IEAH Makes Debut at FG Saturday

Headlines for Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Patena Makes Return, IEAH Makes Debut at FG Saturday Stewart Readies Macho Again, Remembers 1999 California Shippers Arrive; Florida Horses Arrive Thursday  Patena Makes Return, IEAH Makes Debut at FG Saturday NEW ORLEANS, La. - When Fair...

Extensive Broadcast Coverage for Louisiana Derby Day

NEW ORLEANS, La (March 11, 2009) - Saturday's Louisiana Derby Day presented by Budweiser will receive extensive radio and television coverage. The 96th running of the $600,000 Grade II Louisiana Derby will be featured in a one-hour live telecast on WVUE-TV (Fox 8) in New Orleans from 4-5 p.m....

Trainer Larry Jones - Road Warrior

Headlines for Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Trainer Larry Jones - Road Warrior Traveling Jockey Agent Sandwiches in Airline Career Five Louisiana Derby Entrants Listed in Kentucky Derby Future Wager Half of FG Oaks Field Part of Kentucky Oaks Future Wager   Trainer Larry Jones - Road Warrior NEW...

View the Contenders for the Louisiana Derby

[asset|alt=Free Country|title=Free Country|width=50|height=49|align=left|aid=3326|format=image]1. Free Country   [asset|alt=Soul Warrior|title=Soul Warrior|width=50|height=45|align=left|aid=3327|format=image]2. Soul Warrior   [asset|alt=Patena Silks LG|title=Patena Silks LG|width=50|height=45|...

Friesan Fire Faces Nine in 96th Louisiana Derby

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 9, 2009) - Vinery Stables & Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire, winner of the Lecomte Stakes and Risen Star Stakes, heads a field of 10 entered Monday for the 96th running of the $600,000 Grade II Louisiana Derby Saturday at Fair Grounds.[asset|height=12|width=1] The...

Rachel Alexandra Odds-On in Fair Grounds Oaks

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 9, 2009) - L and M Partners' Rachel Alexandra looms as the 4-5 morning line choice when facing five rivals in the 43rd running of the $400,000 Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Fair Grounds. Rachel Alexandra, who first garnered national...

Graded Stakes Winners Dot Louisiana Derby Day Undercard

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 9, 2009) - While the focus on Louisiana Derby Day presented by Budweiser Saturday at Fair Grounds will be on the 3-year-old divisions, some very accomplished older horses will run in the other four stakes on the program. All told, 21 graded stakes winners were entered...