Fair Grounds Race Course

Louisiana HBPA, Fair Grounds Partner To Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

The Louisiana Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (LAHBPA) and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots (Fair Grounds) have united to partner in an initiative that will expand efforts made by parent company Churchill Downs, Inc. to financially support race horse aftercare. For the entirety of the Fair Grounds’ 2019-2020 Thoroughbred racing season (Nov. 28 thru […]

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Florent Geroux, Allen Landry Enjoy Multiple Wins On Louisiana Champions Day

Off a win 20/1 upset win in the Honorable Miss (G2) at Saratoga this summer, Brittlyn Stable, Inc.’s Minit to Stardom was the headliner on the Louisiana Champions Day card at Fair Grounds. It didn’t come in the traditional way, nor did she pay nearly as much for her win on Saturday, but the 4-year-old […]

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Declan Carroll Suffers Fractured Vertebra, Will Miss Five To Six Weeks

Jockey Declan Carroll will miss the remainder of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots 2018-19 meet, which concludes March 24. According to his agent Joe Paulley, Carroll, 19, suffered a fractured T11 vertebra after being dismounted from Emery’s Dream in Saturday’s first race. Emery’s Dream galloped out riderless and appeared to be in good […]

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Needs Supervision Earns Oaks Points In Silverbulletday

The step into stakes company proved no serious hurdle Saturday for Howling Pigeon Farms, Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable and Madaket Stables’ Needs Supervision, who captured her third race in a row and earned 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks with a win in Saturday’s $147,000 Silverbulletday Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course […]

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Ninety One Assault Looks ‘Competitive’ In Friday’s Mr. Sulu Stakes

Trainer Tom Morley is happy to bring two-time Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots winner Ninety One Assault back to the New Orleans oval for a crack at a stakes victory in Friday’s $50,000 Mr. Sulu Overnight Stakes, where he is the lukewarm 4-1 morning line favorite. Owned by Morley in partnership with Paul Braverman, […]

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Trainer Morris Nicks Announces Retirement

Following a successful training career that spanned over five decades, Morris Nicks has announced his retirement. A two-time graded stakes winning trainer, Nicks saddled winners at such caliber like Run Johnny, who took the Grade III Aristides Handicap at Churchill Downs in 1999 as well as Golden Sonata the winner of Oaklawn Park’s Gr. III Oaklawn Breeders’ […]

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La Ruta Al Kentucky Derby: Diez Tresañeros Por Los 100 Puntos Clasificatorios Del Louisiana Derby

Una verdad irrefutable: el potro que gane este sábado el Louisiana Derby (G2, $1,000,000) tendrá un cupo asegurado para el Kentucky Derby (G1). La carrera de 1800 metros que se disputará en el óvalo de Fair Grounds otorga 100 puntos al vencedor, y con su premiación se ha convertido en una de las preparatorias más […]

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Mom’s On Strike Looking For Fifth Win In A Row In New Orleans Ladies

Brad Grady and Carl R Moore Management’s Mom’s On Strike will put her undefeated record over the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Stall-Wilson Turf Course on the line in Saturday’s $50,000 New Orleans Ladies Overnight Stakes, which is run at a mile-and-a-sixteenth. Trained by Joe Sharp, the 5-year-old daughter of First Dude enters the New Orleans Ladies […]

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Amoss Taking A Shot At ‘Legacy’ Louisiana Derby Win With Lone Sailor

In trainer Tom Amoss’s 30 plus years of training Thoroughbreds, the New Orleans native has found a great deal of success at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, which includes 11 training titles at the track. Winning the Louisiana Derby, however, is still something on the list awaiting a check mark. On Saturday, March 24, […]

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