Louisiana

Lifetime Breeding Right To Court Vision A Rare Sight At Keeneland January Sale

Not every offering at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale can be found at the end of a shank. Friday’s closing session of the January auction will feature Hip 1671S, a lifetime breeding right to Breeders’ Cup Mile winner and veteran stallion Court Vision, who began his stud career in Ontario, relocated to […]

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Secret Circle Relocates To Elite Thoroughbreds In Louisiana

Two-time Breeders’ Cup hero and emerging young sire Secret Circle will relocate to Michele Rodriguez’s Elite Thoroughbreds in Louisiana in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. A brilliantly fast horse for Bob Baffert, Secret Circle pulled off the rare achievement of winning two individual Breeders’ Cup races, including the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. […]

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Fair Grounds’ Black Gold 5 Jackpot Reaches $176,714 Ahead Of Sunday’s Card

The Black Gold 5 jackpot, a .50 cent minimum wager where bettors are required to pick the winners of the final five races of the day at Fair Grounds Racecourse, has reached $176,714 heading into the nine race Sunday card. If you hold the only winning ticket, you take home the entire pot. The sequence […]

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Joe Sharp Hoping For His Next ‘Big Star’ In 2020

When the curtain closed on last year, Joe Sharp’s stable landed $1,072 purse dollars short of the career best season they enjoyed in 2017 ($4,554,157). It was a successful campaign by any standard, particularly for an operation that has only been in existence for six years, but Sharp’s aspirations know no boundaries. “That was my […]

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Graded Stakes-Siring Peppered Cat Relocates To Clear Creek Stud In Louisiana

Peppered Cat, a veteran stallion whose offspring includes the multiple graded stakes winner Pepper Crown, has been purchased privately by Perry and Denise Martin of Martin Racing and relocated from California to stand at Val Murrell’s Clear Creek Stud in Folsom, La. for the 2020 breeding season. A California stalwart since he retired to the […]

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Louisiana Downs Honors Legacy Of ‘Frankie’ Brothers With Namesake Stakes

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs will present Super Derby 40 on Saturday, September 7. The marquee event of the 2019 Thoroughbred meet will feature seven stakes, highlighted by the Grade 3, $300,000 Super Derby. However, one other noteworthy feature will be the inaugural running of the $60,000 Frank L. Brothers Stakes. The mile and one-sixteenth turf contest […]

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‘More Confident’ Joel Dominguez Making His Mark At Louisiana Downs

Jockey Joel Dominguez has made the most of his three-year tenure at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. He began riding here in 2017 as an apprentice, winning 31 races that year and returning in 2018, losing his bug on May 22, but transitioning smoothly to the journeyman ranks. He wrapped up the Louisiana Downs meet as the […]

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War Front Colt Leader Of Men Tops Super Derby Prelude

An excellent edition of Louisiana Cup Day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs took place on Saturday, August 3. The card featured seven stakes and purses of $420,000, highlighted by a very competitive running of the $60,000 Super Derby Prelude. The stakes for 3-year-olds at the distance of a mile and one-sixteenth attracted seven with the top […]

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Mr Money Bags Headlines Seven-Horse Field In Super Derby Prelude

The fields are set for Louisiana Cup Day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs on Saturday, August 3. First post is 3:15 pm (Central) for the all-stakes card which will feature six stakes for accredited Louisiana-breds as well as the $60,000 Super Derby Prelude. The Prelude for 3-year-olds will be contested at the distance of a mile […]

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The Right Horse Initiative Awards $100,000 Grant To Rehome Louisiana Thoroughbreds

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, a 501(c)3 nonprofit equine adoption organization specializing in racehorse aftercare, has been awarded a grant to expand their program into Louisiana. The WaterShed Animal Fund, through its Right Horse Initiative, awarded the $100,000 grant to New Vocations to support opening a new facility and rehoming 50-plus retiring Thoroughbreds annually. Opening […]

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