Fair Grounds

TODAY November 26, 2014
With five allowance races and a 2-year-old turf-route maiden special weight on the schedule, it’s fair to say the Friday card at Fair Grounds came together quite nicely.
YESTERDAY November 25, 2014
The times keep changing, but the names remain the same. Delaunay and Gantry, Gantry and Delaunay. Gantry won the Thanksgiving Handicap in 2011, Delaunay won it in 2012, Gantry captured the 2013 edition, and the two are part of the field Thursday for ...
November 21, 2014
On a recent morning on the Fair Grounds backstretch, trainer Keith Desormeaux was stopped a few times by colleagues congratulating him for winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile with Texas Red.
Two of the top older Louisiana-breds in training – the exceptionally fast sprinter Heitai and the graded stakes-placed turf runner String King – are scheduled to run Sunday at Fair Grounds in statebred allowance races serving as preps for Louisiana ...
November 20, 2014
If history is any guide, the Tom Amoss barn may be poised for a big day Saturday at Fair Grounds, the second day of the 2014-2015 race meet.
November 19, 2014
The Louisiana Racing Commission has formally begun a process to adopt a set of new medication rules that are being supported by a number of national racing organizations as a way to align the country’s racing jurisdictions.
The bottom must lie somewhere, and hopefully, Fair Grounds, which launches its season Friday, already has found it.
February 23, 2013
Three-year-old stakes horses capped the 2011 – 2012 Fair Grounds racing season with a burst of insanity when 109-1 shot Hero of Order won the Louisiana Derby. Oxbow restored a measure of order winning the first 3-year-old stakes this meet, the Jan. 19 ...