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 >>
January 31, 2018
Monomoy Girl breezed five furlongs in 1:00 on Monday at Fair Grounds, the fastest of 55 such works that morning, and appears to be progressing rapidly toward her 3-year-old debut in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes on Feb. 17 at Fair Grounds.
Forever Unbridled, the champion older female of 2017, is gearing up for a 6-year-old campaign in 2018, trainer Dallas Stewart said Monday.
January 30, 2018
The unbeaten 3-year-old colt Mask, considered a top prospect for the Kentucky Derby, has had a setback “that will require him to miss approximately two weeks of training,” trainer Chad Brown said Tuesday.
January 24, 2018
Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans won’t allow horses based in New York and Maryland to ship onto its grounds, the track announced in a news release Wednesday. The ban was put in place because of positive tests for equine herpesvirus from ...
January 22, 2018
Forever Unbridled is likely to be feted this week with an Eclipse Award as champion older female of 2017, but even as that takes place the course of her career is uncertain.
When trainer Bret Calhoun saw the half-mile fraction in the second race last Friday at Fair Grounds pop up, 46.35 seconds, he figured his pacesetting trainee Classy Act would run out of gas. Instead, Classy Act probably ran her way into the Rachel ...
Steve Asmussen's 3-year-old arsenal expanded Saturday when Retirement Fund won a Fair Grounds first-level allowance race over one mile and 70 yards by two lengths. Retirement Fund now has two wins from two starts, having captured a Fair Grounds maiden ...
January 17, 2018
Fair Grounds Race Course on Wednesday cancelled the racing program on Thursday, Jan. 18 owing to wintry weather in the area.
January 15, 2018
Road to the Derby: Lecomte analysis
January 14, 2018
There were two sides to Gun Runner’s six-furlong workout Sunday at Fair Grounds.