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Seattle Handicapper Nails 181K FG Pick 5

Headlines for Friday, December 26, 2008 Seattle Handicapper Nails 181K FG Pick 6 Theriot Takes Four Winner's Circle Trips Sunday Autrey Saddles Sunday Triple Jockey John Jacinto Getting Hot Again   Seattle Handicapper Nails 181K FG Pick 6 NEW ORLEANS, La. - The upsets were...

One Customer Wins $181K On Fair Grounds Pick 6

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 22, 2008) - Despite four winners at odds of 8-1 or higher, one TwinSpires.com customer in Washington took down Fair Grounds' Pick 6 on Monday for a record payout of $181,201.80. Jay Freeborne, a 41-year-old accountant from Seattle, hit the Pick 6 with a $216 ticket....

Stormy West Tops Full Furl Sail Field

Stormy West, already a stakes winner here this season, returns Saturday as the 7-2 morning line choice in the 37th running of the $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap for fillies and mares on the turf at Fair Grounds. The Furl Sail, contested at about 1 1/16-miles over the Stall Wilson turf course, has...

Stormy West Tops FG's Furl Sail Handicap Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 22, 2008) - Stormy West, already a stakes winner here this season, returns Saturday as the 7-2 morning line choice in the 37th running of the $60,000 Furl Sail Handicap for fillies and mares on the turf at Fair Grounds. The Furl Sail, contested at about 1 1/16-miles...

FG to Offer Biggest Pick 6 Carryover in 4 Years Monday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 21, 2008) - The first six-figure Pick 6 carryover at Fair Grounds in four years awaits customers for the first Monday card of the season after 23-1 longshot King Zeus captured Sunday's final race. A carryover of $100,066 is at stake Monday, which is Fair Grounds'...

Ask Joe Gives Klesaris Sweet Victory in Sugar Bowl

Trainer Steve Klesaris was ready to celebrate after Ask Joe captured the 58th running of the $60,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes by a head over Big Push in the finale of a five-stakes program at Fair Grounds. When invited to a champagne toast in honor of Ask Joe's victory - which coincidentally was...

Ask Joe Gives Klesaris Sweet Victory in Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 20, 2008) - Trainer Steve Klesaris was ready to celebrate after Ask Joe captured the 58th running of the $60,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes by a head over Big Push in the finale of a five-stakes program at Fair Grounds. When invited to a champagne toast in honor of Ask Joe's...

Santa Super Saturday Notes & Quotes

SANTA SUPER SATURDAY NOTES & QUOTES   Letellier Memorial Stakes Winner: Leigh McLovin ($5.60, running time 1:10.47) Trainer Ronny Werner: "The inside post was a little of a concern. We were fortunate that she broke well. She ran a good race." Jockey Robby Albarado: "It...

'Power' Surges in Friday's Fair Grounds Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (December 19, 2008) - Carl Moore Management's Power Surge took command shortly after the start and continued willingly late to post a three-length victory in the $50,000 sprint feature for Louisiana-breds Friday at Fair Grounds. Ridden by Carlos Gonzalez, Power Surge set...

Indygo Mountain May Only Miss a Few Days of Training

  Headlines for Friday, December 19, 2008 Indygo Mountain May Only Miss a Few Days of Training Another Big Day Thursday For Asmussen Trainer Margolis Saddles First Fair Grounds Winner Thursday Myboycharlie Goes in Woodchopper - Then to Stud in Australia White Horse Winners...