Emily Shields
Bravazo gets up outside of Snapper Sinclair in the last stride to win the Risen Star Stakes on Saturday at Fair Grounds.
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December 17, 2017
Seeking the Soul worked a half-mile in 49.40 seconds Sunday morning at Fair Grounds and will make his next start Jan. 27 in the Pegasus World Cup, trainer Dallas Stewart said.
Principe Guilherme, the very promising 2-year-old, will make his stakes debut Jan. 13 at Fair Grounds in the Lecomte Stakes, according to trainer Steve Asmussen.
Gun Runner stepped up his preparation for the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park with a five-furlong workout Sunday at Fair Grounds.
December 15, 2017
The featured eighth race Sunday at Fair Grounds is a second-level turf-route allowance also open to $40,000 claimers. It has 11 horses in the main body plus four main-track-only entrants, and on its own would go a long way to holding together the ...
December 13, 2017
Trainer Brad Cox has two more stakes trophies after Inveniam Viam won the $100,000 Louisiana Ladies and Extra Credit the $100,000 Louisiana Turf this past Saturday.
Valadorna, the talented 4-year-old filly trained by Mark Casse, is entered in Saturday’s Blushing K. D. Stakes, but think nothing of it. Casse entered Valadorna in the race in case heavy rain in the New Orleans area on Dec. 8 played havoc with the Fair ...
It was back late in the last millennium and early this one that the crack sprinter Bonapaw was plying his trade. Tucker Alonzo trained Bonapaw for much of his career, and, at 81, he just might have his best horse since.
December 09, 2017
Francisco “Cisco” Torres said Saturday he’s retiring from a long and successful but frequently troubled career as a jockey.
December 06, 2017
When she last raced at Fair Grounds, Valadorna was thought to be a candidate for the 2017 Kentucky Oaks. Valadorna didn't make that race, and in fact, after a third-place finish Feb. 25 in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes, Valadorna didn't start again until ...
Forever Unbridled, who won the Breeders' Cup Distaff in her last start, and Seeking the Soul, who captured the Grade 1 Clark Handicap on Nov. 26, both are galloping daily at Fair Grounds, but no plans have been set for their next races.