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Thursday Notes: Country Flavor Appetizing in Louisiana Handicap

Jim Tafel’s Country Flavor won Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Tenacious Handicap last month at 11-1 odds, last spring’s Grade III Hanshin Cup at Arlington Park at 21-1, and

Wednesday Notes: Two Strikes Hittable for Homers in Grade III Colonel Bradley

Nine players will take the field for Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R.

Sunday Notes: Major Gain Possible for Lecomte, plus Kerwin Clark and more

Gary and Mary West’s Major Gain breezed six furlongs in 1:14.40 at Gulfstream Park Sunday morning  in a move that left his trainer Wayne Catalano pondering a

Saturday Notes: Gomez Coming to FG for Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Jan. 22

Eclipse Award-winning jockey Garrett Gomez is scheduled to be in New Orleans to ride at least three horses on the Fair Grounds Road to the Derby Day Presented by Hotel Mont

Friday Notes: Lecomte Updates, General Quarters, Cajun Conference, Jim Jackson

Trainer Neil Howard, enjoying a healthy .333 win percentage through the first 33 days of Fair Grounds’ 2010-2011 season, had indicated earlier in this month that none of his handfu

Notes: Justin Phillip, Dreamsrunwild Get Lecomte Preps

Zayat Stables’ Justin Phillip and Sandra Duke’s Dreamsrunwild both breezed five furlongs Monday morning at  Fair Grounds in preparation for the upcoming

Notes: Cash Refund, Backtalk Come Back Fine After Saturday Doozy; Snakebite Kit; Silverbulletday Preview

The much-anticipated matchup between Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Cash Refund and Gold Mark Farm’s Backtalk in a $53,000 allowance optional claiming Saturda

Dixie Poker Ace Still Enjoying Senior Citizen Years

He turned 24 years old a week ago, but Dixie Poker Ace, for whom Saturday’s $60,000 Fair Grounds’ featured grass stakes for accredited Louisiana-breds is named, is still doing fine

Machen Leads Howard's Quintet of La. Derby Noms

When longtime Fair Grounds-based trainer Neil Howard saddled Courtlandt Farms’ Machen to win Sunday’s $45,000 3-year-old feature by 5 ½ lengths, it gave the quiet,

Red Strike Likely for Turf Series

The Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap on Jan. 22, the Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap Feb.