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Control Stake Feasts on Elders in Thanksgiving Handicap

  In lieu of turkey this year, defending meet champion owner Maggi Moss and trainer Tom Amoss had their Control Stake well done on Thursday afternoon when the sophomore son of Discreetly Mine – the lone 3-year-old in the field – proved swiftest of the swift in the 91st running of the $60,000...
DOLPHUS (photo by Michael Adolphson)

BARN NOTES: November 26, 2015

·        Dolphus to Target Allowance, Lecomte ·        Stidham Stellar on Opening Week ·        Lovable Lyss Graduates Impressively for Robertson ·       ...

BARN NOTES: November 22, 2015

·        Torres Lands First 4-Bagger of Meet ·        Midnight On Oconee Impresses ·        Speightsong, Forster Ready to Give Thanks ·        Work Tab...
NO DISTORTION may have a promising future. Half-brother to PROUD SPELL working w

BARN NOTES: November 21, 2015

·        Heitai Racing’s Newest Millionaire ·        Geroux: Big Money Rider in The Big Easy ·        Cassatt Ready to Roll for Jones ·        Ride on Curlin...
EDEN PRAIRIE wins the Bayou

BARN NOTES: November 19, 2015 (Opening Day)

·         Rachel Alexandra Half-Brother Debuts Sunday ·         Amoss Aiming for a Dozen and a Derby ·         Eden Prairie Tops Salty Saturday Allowance ·   ...

All-Star Cast of Jockeys and Trainers at Fair Grounds for 144th Racing Season

A combination of a star-studded jockey colony and renowned trainer roster highlights what looks to be a promising and exciting 144th thoroughbred racing season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. With defending champion jockey James Graham shifting his tack to California, the rider title...

Fair Grounds Runners Well Represented in Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries

By James Scully, Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Breeders’ Cup horses Pre-Entries for the 32nd Breeders’ Cup on October 30 and 31 were released Wednesday and include 10 horses that competed at Fair Grounds during the 2014-15 season as well as a distinguished performer from the 2013-14 meet. I’m a...

Welcome to the 144th Thoroughbred Racing Season

  KEY DATES TO KNOW: 144TH THOROUGHBRED RACING SEASON NEW ORLEANS (November 6, 2015) – The 144th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is approaching, with Opening Day scheduled for Thursday, November 19. Here are some key dates throughout the season to help fans...

Starlight Racing Dates

Experience the thrill of live racing with a twist! Join us under the stars for a full night of action. Dance to live music in the Clubhouse from 7-11pm. Experience an exciting club scene with DJs spinning in the Miller Time Beer Garden from 6-10pm. We have an all-star music line up this year...

Kerwin Clark on Kentucky Oaks Win with Lovely Maria

(Photo David J. Phillip/AP Photo) By Brian W. Spencer   At the age of 56, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots mainstay Kerwin “Boo Boo” Clark enjoyed the best month of his 40-year riding career, capped off with a victory aboard Brereton Jones' Lovely Maria in Friday's Grade I $1 million...