Emily Shields
Bravazo (No. 7) narrowly beats Snapper Sinclair in the Risen Star Stakes.
Bravazo and Snapper Sinclair, longshots both, were separated by a short nose Saturday in the Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds, and they probably will meet again here March 24 in the $1 million Louisiana Derby.Full Story >>
February 09, 2018
What is scheduled to be Finley'sluckycharm's first turf start, Tuesday's Mardi Gras Stakes at Fair Grounds, could wind up a dirt race if predicted rain materializes.
February 07, 2018
Valadorna exited her sixth-place finish at odds of 7-2 in the Jan. 28 Houston Ladies Classic without any issues, trainer Mark Casse said, but there are no immediate plans for Valadorna's next start.
Stronger Than Ever, the 3-year-old filly who scored an upset victory Jan. 13 in the Silverbulletday Stakes at Fair Grounds, won't start in the Grade 2, $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes on Feb. 17.
It's early, of course, but the Triple Crown trailhead has a whole slew of Steve Asmussen-trained 3-year-olds geared up and ready to start the trek, and Asmussen this week furthered the process of sorting out their respective journeys.
February 05, 2018
It’s early, of course, but the Triple Crown trailhead has a whole slew of Steve Asmussen-trained 3-year-olds geared up and ready to start the trek, and Asmussen on Monday furthered the process of sorting out their respective journeys.
Veteran jockey Jamie Theriot will move his tack to the island nation of Mauritius following the completion of the Fair Grounds meeting.
Yockey's Warrior has been doing so well the last few months that he has trainer and part-owner Al Stall thinking long-term.
Cedartown looked like graded stakes material winning his two most recent starts and is on track to prove he belongs at that level later this month.
January 31, 2018
Trainer Steve Asmussen worked six stakes-bound 3-year-olds five furlongs on Monday at Fair Grounds, but where and when those races come remains up in the air, Asmussen said Tuesday.
It was bound to happen sometime. The 3-year-old colt Givemeaminit, in his seventh try, finally won a horse race.