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Guest Suite, winner of the Lecomte, will make his second start of the season in Saturday's Risen Star for 3-year-olds.
Guest Suite, who won the Lecomte Stakes on Jan. 21 in his 3-year-old debut, had his final Risen Star workout on Tuesday, going a half-mile in 48 seconds. On a damp, drizzly morning, trainer Neil Howard did not hesitate to work Guest Suite over a wet, ...Full Story >>
YESTERDAY February 22, 2017
Hersh: Fair Grounds horses to watch for week of Feb. 20
Trainer Brad Cox is back in force for Saturday's Louisiana Derby Preview Day, with entrants in every one of the six stakes save the Rachel Alexandra.
Trainer Tony Dutrow paid a relatively small price for Mo Town, who went on to win the Remsen Stakes. Now Dutrow is hoping that Mo Town continues paying dividends when he makes his first start as a 3-year-old on Saturday in the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen ...
Two starts and two wins into his career, Redesdale appears to be an unusually talented horse, and his abundance of talent will have to make up for a lack of seasoning in the featured seventh race Friday at Fair Grounds.
February 20, 2017
I'm a Chatterbox came out of her second-place finish in the Houston Ladies Classic last month in good condition, but beyond a repeat bid in the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap this summer there are no set plans for the 5-year-old mare.
On Sunday, Jenda's Agenda won her second race from as many starts and aced her transition from a sprint to a route in a first-level allowance. Jenda's Agenda beat the talented filly Stonetacular by one length but was eased up the final furlong and ...
Valadorna, who runs Saturday in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes, and Souper Tapit, a promising maiden winner, give Mark Casse a couple of local stakes-quality 3-year-olds.
February 17, 2017
Jenda's Agenda won her debut Jan. 7 at Fair Grounds by 6 1/4 lengths while geared down and ridden out, and she is set to make the second start of her career in the fourth race there Sunday. Jenda's Agenda is one of six entrants in the race for ...
February 16, 2017
So Conflated drew the outside post when 14 horses were entered in the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star on Thursday in New Orleans.
February 15, 2017
DRF handicapper Marcus Hersh provides a list of horses to watch at Fair Grounds.