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Barn Notes: Sunday, December 18

·        Proforma Impresses Stidham, Likely to Stay Short ·        Work Tab   PROFORMA IMPRESSES STIDHAM, LIKELY TO STAY SHORT DARRS, Inc.’s Proforma put on a solid performance on Saturday afternoon for trainer Mike Stidham...

Final Eight Races on Sunday Program Canceled

Due to continuing heavy rain in the New Orleans area, in the interest of safety the final eight races on the Sunday card at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots have been canceled. “The safety of our jockeys and horses will always be our top priority,” said Senior Director of Racing Jason Boulet. “...

Western Reserve a Determined Diliberto Winner; Cash Control, Green Mask Best in Tough Battles

Marc Detampel’s Western Reserve ($10.60, $5.20 and $3.60) provided a quick return on investment for his owner and trainer Brad Cox as the son of Indian Charlie stalked, pounced and held off a trio of challengers to win his first start for said connections in the $75,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial on...

Stakes Recaps: Santa Super Saturday Turf Stakes

Marc Detampel’s Western Reserve ($10.60, $5.20 and $3.60) provided a quick return on investment for his owner and trainer Brad Cox as the son of Indian Charlie stalked, pounced and held off a trio of challengers to win his first start for said connections in the $75,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial on...

Stakes Recaps: Santa Super Saturday Dirt Stakes

DARRS, Inc.’s Honorable Duty ($14, $7.80 and $5.60) gave his ownership its second stakes victory on the day as the Brendan Walsh trainee won the $75,000 Tenacious Stakes by three-quarters of a length under James Graham. Raagheb ($37.80 and $16.40) was a game three-quarter-length runner-up under...

Spreading Holiday Cheer in Surrounding Communities

Following successful efforts to give back to the community during last year’s live racing season, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots again partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank and both Tulane-Lakeside and Oschner’s Pediatric Units during the holidays for the current 145th racing season. The...

Barn Notes: Saturday, December 17

·        Lecomte Possible for Cool Arrow, Girvin ·        Clever Girl a Smart Winner for Cox ·        Dolphus May Point to Woodchopper ·        Work Tab...

Barn Notes: Friday, December 16

  ·        Stidham Seeks Return to Form with Secret Someone ·        Running Mate Getting ‘Bigger and Stronger’ for Jones ·        Green Mask Needs Perfect Timing in Bonapaw ·  ...

Barn Notes: Thursday, December 15

·        Taleoftheprincess’s Tenacity Giving Lovell Confidence ·        Chocolate Ride Primed for 2016-17 Seasonal Bow ·        Hogy Leads Potent Becker One-Two Punch ·    ...

Join the Fair Grounds Racing Club

Following the success of the Churchill Downs Racing Club, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has created the Fair Grounds Racing Club that will have two horses trained by veteran trainer Al Stall, Jr. The two horses, a 2-year-old colt and a 2-year-old filly, are already working under Stall’s care...