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Diamond Tycoon Captures Thursday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 15, 2009) - Charlotte Musgrave's Diamond Tycoon rallied strongly in the late stages and took a 1 1/2-length victory in Thursday's $46,000 allowance feature at Fair Grounds. The 5-year-old son of Johannesburg, trained by Andrew McKeever and ridden by James Graham, toured the...

Officials Lift Quarantine of Fair Grounds Barn

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 15, 2009) - Officials of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the Louisiana State Racing Commission on Thursday lifted a quarantine on a Fair Grounds barn that had been in place since last month. All 66 horses in Barn 4A and 4B in Fair Grounds'...

Sugar Baby Love Wins at FG Monday

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 12, 2009) - German-bred Sugar Baby Love pressed the early pace, took command approaching the lane and held rivals safe the rest of the way for a 1 1/2-length victory in Monday's $46,000 turf allowance feature at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Robby Albarado, who scored his seventh...

Break New Ground Captures FG Sunday Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 11, 2009) - Koji Maeda's Break New Ground gained command in mid-stretch and took a three-quarter length victory in Sunday's $44,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. for trainer Jeff Thornbury, Break New Ground paid $21....

Barn Notes: Saturday Night Steak Out for Joneses

A lucky horseshoe, or just good horses, good training and good people? It didn't really matter Saturday night for Cindy and Larry Jones as they celebrated a 3-year-old stakes sweep at Fair Grounds.

Saturday Night Steak Out for Cindy and Larry Jones

  Headlines for Sunday, January 11, 2009 Saturday Night Steak Out for Cindy and Larry Jones Patena's Place Run in Lecomte Leaves Josie Carroll Pleased Au Moon Runs Third in Lecomte Under February's Full Moon Indygo Mountain Doing Fine Sunday Morning   Saturday Night Steak...

Friesan Fire Shines Brightest in Grade III Lecomte

Along came Jones - once again - in the $100,000 Grade III Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds. Trainer Larry Jones sent out Friesan Fire, who won the first leg of the Louisiana Derby Series Saturday (Jan. 10).

Friesan Fire Shines Brightest in Grade III Lecomte

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 10, 2009) - Along came Jones - once again - in the $100,000 Grade III Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds. Trainer Larry Jones gave a leg up to jockey Gabriel Saez aboard Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms' Friesan Fire, who went on to post a 1 1/2-length victory in Saturday's...

French Beret Tops Again In Col. E.R. Bradley

Sam-Son Farms' French Beret put his head down at exactly the right time to capture a repeat win in the $100,000 Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap on "Road to the Derby" Kickoff Day Saturday (Jan. 10) at Fair Grounds.

French Beret Tops Again In Col. E.R. Bradley

NEW ORLEANS, La (January 10, 2009) - Sam-Son Farms' French Beret put his head down at exactly the right time to capture a repeat win in the $100,000 Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap on "Road to the Derby" Kickoff Day Saturday at Fair Grounds. "You know what I like about...