Fair Grounds

January 30, 2015
Trainer Richie Scherer said he’s planning to run the multiple stakes-placed colt Bourbon Cowboy next around two turns in the Black Gold Stakes at Fair Grounds.
Trainer Phil Bauer isn’t making excuses for Another Lemon Drop’s fourth-place finish in the Lecomte Stakes on Jan. 17 at Fair Grounds.
Potomac River, who hasn’t raced since being injured in the Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap in March, is back in training, and trainer Jose Camejo is targeting this year’s Muniz on Feb. 28 at Fair Grounds for him.
A solid third-level optional $62,500 claiming race for 4-year-olds and up tops a nine-race Super Bowl Sunday card at Fair Grounds.
A little more than halfway through this 81-day Fair Grounds meet, Tom Amoss has moved to a 13-win lead over Larry Jones in the trainers’ standings.
January 29, 2015
Let’s say you’re a speed bettor – a handicapper who likes to play front-runners – and you’re analyzing the card at Fair Grounds. There are a few routes on the day, and you’re starting to zero in on your plays.
January 27, 2015
After a year-over-year dip in November, all-sources average daily handle at Fair Grounds rebounded nicely in December and as of Jan. 1 was up 5 percent compared with a similar period in 2013.
It was quite the five-day run for trainer Larry Jones. At Fair Grounds last Thursday, Jones gained a starter for the Risen Star Stakes in Bluff. On Saturday at Sam Houston, he won two stakes, the $400,000 Ladies Classic with Cassatt, and the $50,000 ...
There’s no question Steve Asmussen loves winning horse races. And he would have loved for the 3-year-old filly Shook Up to have won her first start against winners in an entry-level allowance race Monday at Fair Grounds.
January 26, 2015
Untapable, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2014 who is expected to be one of the leading older female dirt-route horses in the country this season, had the first timed workout of her 4-year-old season, going an easy half-mile Monday morning at Fair ...