Fair Grounds

All-sources average daily handle during the 80-day meet at Fair Grounds fell 8 percent, according to information released Tuesday by the Louisiana Racing Commission.Full Story >>
April 03, 2017
Road to the Derby: Louisiana Derby analysis
April 02, 2017
Trainer Wayne Catalano said Farrell came out of the Fair Grounds Oaks in good shape, which is not surprising, since she appeared to win the race handily.
All winter, the focus for trainer Joe Sharp and his wife, Rosie Napravnik, had been on winning the Louisiana Derby with Girvin. With that accomplished on Saturday, on Sunday morning they were beginning to look forward to the May 6 Kentucky Derby, in ...
April 01, 2017
Brian Hernandez Jr. stood off to the side of a crowded winner’s circle, cradling a giant, glass trophy. It was minutes after the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby had been run, and, as last month in the Grade 2 Risen Star here at Fair Grounds, it was ...
In January, Farrell won the Silverbulletday Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths. In February, she captured the Rachel Alexandra by 3 1/2 lengths. And on Saturday, it was no contest in the Grade 2, $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks, in which Farrell was 3 1/4 lengths the ...
With a better trip, Prado’s Sweet Ride probably would have won the Marie Krantz Memorial Stakes here at Fair Grounds in January. At the top of the stretch Saturday in the $50,000 New Orleans Ladies Stakes, her trainer, Richie Scherer, saw it happening ...
Enterprising scored his second straight stakes win over 1 1/8 miles at Fair Grounds by taking the Grade 2, $300,000 Mervin Muniz Handicap for older grass runners Saturday.
The only horse closing from off the pace in the Grade 2, $400,000 New Orleans Handicap was closing just well enough, as Honorable Duty caught a game pacesetting Breaking Lucky in the final yards to win by a neck.
March 31, 2017
Mageez barely showed up in a March 5 allowance race won by Grit but generally has been a consistent performer, and at anything like his 6-1 morning-line odds is a good bet to bounce back into form in Sunday's closing-day feature at Fair Grounds, the ...
Jockey Francisco Torres underwent successful surgery to fuse a fractured C-6 vertebra in his spine Thursday night in New Orleans.