Jockey James Graham rode his 2,000th winner when Call Me George ran down Albano and favored Moreno at odds of 22-1 to win Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 New Orleans Handicap at Fair Grounds.
Final time for the mile and an eighth was 1:51.07.
A former claimer, the Grant Forster-trained Call Me George was third in last year's G2 Hawthorne Gold Cup behind Red Rifle and Mister Marti Gras. He is owned by a partnership of Clint Joiner, Matthew Bond, and Jim Curry.
Call Me George is a 5-year-old son of Point Given out of Sassy Chimes, by Chimes Band. He was bred in Kentucky by Margaux Farm and Barry Irwin.
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