Multiple Breeds Take Center Stage on Louisiana Champions Day

Monte Man winning the Costa Rising Stakes at Fair Grounds - Photo by Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges, Jr. The upcoming Saturday race card at Fair Grounds offers something for everyone, whether you’re a fan of dirt or turf races, sprints or route, juveniles or older horses, and Thoroughbreds or Quarter Horses. On a day billed as “Louisiana Champions Day,” seven stakes races for Louisiana-bred Thoroughbreds and three graded stakes races for Louisiana-bred Quarter Horses are on the [...]

Ten Stakes Races Scheduled for Louisiana Premier Night

Mobile Bay winning the 2016 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds. Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges, Jr. If you’re a fan of stakes-packed race cards, then you won’t want to miss Louisiana Premier Night on Saturday at Delta Downs, which features ten stakes races for Louisiana-breds with a combined purse of $1.055 million. The latter half of the card looks particularly competitive. Let’s take a quick look at some of the best races…. Race 5, Starlet Stakes: [...]

Mobile Bay Returns on Louisiana Champions Day

Mobile Bay winning the 2016 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds. Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges, Jr. Sprints. Routes. Dirt. Turf. Colts. Fillies. Thoroughbreds. Quarter Horses. There will be something for everyone when Fair Grounds hosts the 27th Louisiana Champions Day on December 9th. Thirteen races, all for Louisiana-bred racehorses, are scheduled to be run, with the first race kicking off at 2:00 pm Eastern and the last wrapping up at 8:05 pm. All told, there are [...]