Fair Grounds

April 18, 2016
The handle at Fair Grounds increased marginally compared with last season during its 80-day meet that ended March 28, according to figures released Monday by the Louisiana Racing Commission.
March 27, 2016
The two horses who shared the headlines in the Louisiana Derby on Saturday at Fair Grounds, the victorious Gun Runner and troubled fourth-place finisher Mo Tom, both came out of the race well, their trainers reported Sunday morning, and both will not ...
March 26, 2016
A pair of 8-5 shots finished one-two in the $75,000 Crescent City Oaks, the final stakes on a 15-race Louisiana Derby card Saturday at Fair Grounds.
For Gun Runner and Mo Tom, the Louisiana Derby on Saturday played out like the Risen Star last month. For Gun Runner, it was a joyous sequel. For Mo Tom, another Nightmare on Gentilly Blvd.
Dallas Stewart has a track record for getting 3-year-olds to perform at a high level when the bettors aren't on board. His latest of four against-the-odds successes came with Tom's Ready in the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby on Saturday at Fair Grounds
Jockamo’s Song got a terrific stalking trip under Mitchell Murrill in winning the $60,000 Costa Rising Stakes, the race that immediately followed the Louisiana Derby on Saturday at Fair Grounds.
Five races in a row, Land Over Sea had faced Songbird, only to lose every time, albeit usually in respectable fashion. On Saturday, with no Songbird to chase, Land Over Sea showed she knows how to win when she drew off as the favorite in defeating ...
For Take the Stand, the plan going into the Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap wasn't to go for the early lead. Naturally, Take the Stand led all the way to win the Grade 2, $300,000 turf race by 1 1/4 lengths Saturday at Fair Grounds
S’maverlous reached his highest point yet on Saturday with a 20-1 upset victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 New Orleans Handicap for older horses.
When last they met five weeks ago on the Fair Grounds turf, Cash Control defeated Mizz Money in a photo. But Mizz Money exacted sweet revenge Saturday when she outnodded Cash Control in the $50,000 New Orleans Ladies on the Louisiana Derby undercard.