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Snow Delicious Tastes Victory Thursday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 22, 2009) - Eddie Johnston and Joe Rink's Snow Delicious, far back early, rallied boldly and was up in the late stages to be best by three-quarters of a length in Thursday's $44,000 filly-and-mare allowance feature over Fair Grounds' Stall-Wilson turf course. Ridden by...

Stormy West Heads Saturday's Marie Krantz Memorial

Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West, twice a stakes winner at the current session, will attempt to make it three in a row as she heads a field of 14 older fillies and mares in the 14th running of the $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap Saturday at Fair Grounds.

Stormy West Heads Saturday's Marie Krantz Memorial

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 22, 2009) - Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West, twice a stakes winner at the current session, will attempt to make it three in a row as she heads a field of 14 older fillies and mares in the 14th running of the $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap Saturday at...

Scherer Entry 1-2 in Monday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 19, 2009) - Thomas Dipiazza and Merrill Scherer's Shockin Blow took command in upper stretch and drew off late for a 6 1/4-length victory in Monday's featured $46,000 allowance for Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds. Shockin Blow covered the six furlongs in 1...

Southern Sister Rules in Slop Sunday at FG

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 18, 2009) - Grand Prairie Stables' Southern Sister took command in mid-stretch and drew off for a three-length victory in the $46,000 allowance feature for 3-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies Sunday at Fair Grounds. Trained by Morris Nicks, Southern Sister was ridden...

Rolling Sea Wins Truly Bound, Keys Asmussen Six-Bagger

Keyed by Rolling Sea's 5 1/2-length win in the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap, trainer Steve Asmussen tied his own Fair Grounds record by winning six races on Saturday's 10-race program.

Rolling Sea Wins Truly Bound, Keys Asmussen Six-Bagger

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 17, 2009) - Keyed by Rolling Sea's 5 1/2-length win in the $60,000 Truly Bound Handicap, trainer Steve Asmussen tied his own Fair Grounds record by winning six races on Saturday's 10-race program. Asmussen, who topped his own national record with 622 wins in 2008,...

Jockey Ramsey Zimmerman Out After A.M. Spill

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 17, 2009) - Jockey Ramsey Zimmerman will be out of action for an indefinite period of time after he sustained a fractured collarbone during training hours Saturday. Zimmerman, 27, was working a Tom Amoss-trained horse when he was thrown near the three-sixteenths...

Graham Cracks Top of Leader Board with Thursday Triple

With three wins Thursday, Irish-born jockey James Graham moved into a tie for the lead in the rider standings heading into Friday. Who's the co-leader? Last year's leading rider, Jamie Theriot.

Graham Cracks Top of Leader Board with Thursday Triple

Headlines for Friday, January 16, 2009 Graham Cracks Top of Leader Board with Thursday Triple Emma-Jayne Wilson Planning March Return to Fair Grounds ‘Cisco' to Ride Again This Season at Fair Grounds Trainer Morris Nicks Remaining in New Orleans   Graham Cracks Top of Leader...