News

Rolling Sea, Unforgotten Vie in Chou Croute Handicap

Millennium Farms' Rolling Sea and Robert Adams' Unforgotten, a head apart when first and second respectively in Delta's $100,000 Treasure Chest Stakes Dec. 5, are set for a rematch in the $60,000 Chou Croute Handicap for older fillies and mares Saturday at Fair Grounds.To watch the Weekend...

Rolling Sea, Unforgotten Vie in Chou Croute Handicap

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 12, 2009) - Millennium Farms' Rolling Sea and Robert Adams' Unforgotten, a head apart when first and second respectively in Delta's $100,000 Treasure Chest Stakes Dec. 5, are set for a rematch in the $60,000 Chou Croute Handicap for older fillies and mares Saturday...

Heart Ashley Wins Monday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 9, 2009) - Zayat Stables' Heart Ashley gained the advantage inside the eighth pole and drew off steadily for a 3 1/4-length victory in Monday's featured $44,000 allowance sprint for 3-year-old fillies at Fair Grounds. The winner, trained by Steve Asmussen and ridden...

Tizaqueena Tallies Sunday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 8, 2009) - Darley Stable's Tizaqueena, runner-up in Fair Grounds' Tiffany Lass Stakes last year, continued her comeback with a victory in Sunday's $46,000 allowance feature for older fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. With 2007-08 and current meet leading rider...

Barn Notes: Friesan Fire Moving Forward to Louisiana Derby March 14

As the two-length winner of Saturday's $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes, Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire is the hottest horse on the grounds that is headed for Fair Grounds' centerpiece race - the $600,000 Grade II Louisiana Derby March 14.

Friesan Fire Moving Forward to Louisiana Derby March 14

Headlines for Sunday, February 08, 2009 Friesan Fire Moving Forward to Louisiana Derby March 14 ‘Pegasus' Proves Self as Louisiana Derby Possibility War Echo Where She Needs to Be Right Now Block's Horse Blocked Again Indygo Mountain Taken Off Triple Crown Trail   Friesan...

Friesan Fire Rules Saturday's Risen Star Stakes

Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire overtook Flying Pegasus inside the eighth pole and captured the $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds.

Friesan Fire Rules Saturday's Risen Star Stakes

NEW ORLEANS, La. (February 7, 2009) - Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire overtook Flying Pegasus inside the eighth pole and captured the $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds. Friesan Fire, who also captured last month's Grade III Lecomte Stakes at Fair...

War Echo Brings Back Memories with Silverbulletday Win

For the second year in a row, a 3-year-old offspring of the mare Wild Vision landed in the winner's circle on Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds.

War Echo Brings Back Memories with Silverbulletday Win

NEW ORLEANS, La (February 7, 2009) - For the second year in a row, a 3-year-old offspring of the mare Wild Vision landed in the winner's circle on Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds. A year ago, it was Pyro who made a last-to-first move to win the Risen Star Stakes, and Saturday,...