Tom Amoss

A Gelded Noble Indy Back, Ready For Return To Graded Stakes In New Orleans Handicap

In an attempt to get back to graded stakes winning form, trainer Todd Pletcher has sent last year’s Grade II Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby winner Noble Indy back to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for the Grade II $400,000 New Orleans Handicap. Pletcher is the winningest trainer of the mile-and-an-eighth event for older horses over the main […]

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Serengeti Empress In Search Of Fair Grounds Double En Route To Kentucky Oaks

In their final local opportunity to garner points on Churchill Downs’ Road To The Kentucky Oaks, eight fillies are scheduled to line up for Saturday’s Grade II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks Presented by Twinspires.com. The Fair Grounds Oaks awards the Top 4 finishers points based off of a 100-40-20-10 scale and has been known to […]

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Amoss ‘Very Confident’ In Rachel Alexandra Winner Serengeti Empress

At this stage, trainer Tom Amoss knows what to expect when watching dual Grade II winner Serengeti Empress train in the mornings so he was not the least bit surprised to see how much effort she put into her Wednesday morning breeze, which was her first work since an effortless win in the Grade II […]

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Chocolate Martini Back At Fair Grounds, Could Point To Apple Blossom

Grade 2 winner Chocolate Martini returned to her Fair Grounds base Monday after winning her 4-year-old debut Sunday at Oaklawn for trainer Tom Amoss and owners Double Doors Racing, LLC and Nine Thirty Racing LLC. Whether she makes another trip to Hot Springs this year remains to be seen. Making her first start since finishing […]

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Amoss Looking To Fair Grounds Oaks For Rachel Alexandra Winner Serengeti Empress

Following a dazzling effort in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La., Serengeti Empress will seek another New Orleans graded stakes victory on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks in the Grade 2 $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks on March 23. The daughter of Alternation took the Rachel Alexandra Stakes […]

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‘Fun To Watch’: Serengeti Empress Just Cruising In Rachel Alexandra Score

Joel Politi’s Serengeti Empress made it look easy in a frontrunning 9-5 route in Saturday’s G2 Rachel Alexandra, crossing the line 4 1/2 lengths ahead of her closest rival to earn 50 points toward the Kentucky Oaks. Ridden by James Graham for trainer Tom Amoss, the 3-year-old daughter of Alternation covered 1 1/16 miles over […]

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‘Competitive’ Quip To Take On Lone Sailor In Saturday’s Mineshaft

Grade II winner Quip is set for his 4-year-old debut in the Grade III $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap on Saturday, February 16, where he will break from the outside in the 13-horse field. Owned by WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing, the son of Distorted Humor has not raced since finishing a well beaten […]

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Editor’s Delight: Oxford Comma Headlines Saturday’s Nelson Menard Memorial

Sandra New’s Oxford Comma has done nothing wrong in her past four outings and will seek another trip to the winner’s circle as the 3-1 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $75,000 Nelson J. Menard Memorial Overnight Stakes – a 5½ furlong event for fillies and mares over the Stall-Wilson Turf Course at the Fair Grounds. […]

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James Graham Rides ‘Momentum’ To Five-Win Day At Fair Grounds

Sunday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots proved to be a banner day for jockey James Graham, who scored a total of five victories on the program, the last three for the owner/trainer combo of Tom Amoss and Maggi Moss. Graham scored his quintet of victories with Great Sky (Race 1, $9.20), Wristlet […]

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Amoss: Lecomte Longshot Roiland ‘Going To Catch Your Eye’

Good horses are blessed with natural talent, but heart and the ability to overcome adversity is often what takes them to the next level. In just five career starts, Roiland has checked all the boxes, but Saturday’s Grade III $200,000 Lecomte Stakes at the Fair Grounds represents a fresh and difficult challenge. Trainer Tom Amoss […]

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