The Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), one of the richest 2-year-old races in North America with a $1 million purse, will be renewed at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, on Saturday, Nov. 19.
The 140th Thoroughbred racing season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will encompass 84 live racing days, from Nov. 24, 2011 to April 1, 2012.
Superior Storm, a four-time Louisiana champion, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare.
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Bay Head King, a full brother to grade II winner Star Dabbler, has relocated to Horse of Course in Benton, Louisiana.
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Grade I winner Afternoon Deelites has been pensioned due to infertility and will be sent to Old Friends equine retirement facility near Georgetown, Ky.
Trainer Steve Asmussen, Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, and Peace Rules have been elected into the Fair Grounds Hall of Fame.
The ninth edition of the auction will be held March 20, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (CDT).
Jockey Robby Albarado, who has been sidelined since Jan. 2, will start galloping horses again at Fair Grounds March 12, according to his longtime agent Lenny Pike.
The first reported foal by grade II winner Behindatthebar is a colt born Feb. 14 and produced from the Lil's Lad mare Beautiful Charm.
Graded stakes winners Istintaj and Mr. Groush will stand at John Pomier's Pomerosa Farms near Duson, La.
Catesby Clay's homebred Rogue Romance installed the 3-1 favorite for the Feb. 19 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) at Fair Grounds; shares top billing with Mucho Macho Man.
WinStar Farm's 2010 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer will not be running in the Feb. 19 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds, according a press release from the Louisiana track.
Jockey Corey Lanerie, 36, born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, hit the 3,000-career win milestone Feb. 3 at Fair Grounds in New Orleans with his first mount of the day in the third race of the afternoon.
The first foal by New York stakes-placed Chestertown Slew is a filly born Jan. 21 at Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La.
Rosie Napravnik, leading rider at Fair Grounds, has received a seven-day suspension set to begin Sunday, Feb. 6 and last through Saturday, Feb. 12.
Grade I winner K One King, fourth on this year's Louisiana sires' list, has been relocated to Whispering Oaks Farm near Carencro, La.
The first foal by grade II winner My Pal Charlie is a colt born Jan. 11 at Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.
Don't Get Mad, the sire of hot Louisiana-bred 3-year-old Populist Politics, moves to Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La., for the 2011 breeding season.
Fanlew Farms, located near Sarepta, La., will hold its annual stallion show at the farm Saturday, Jan. 15.
Mr. Livingston, who had been relocated to Ray and Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La., for the 2011 breeding season, died Jan. 9 in a paddock accident at the farm at age 14.
Just For Fun Stable's Decisive Moment and Prime Equestrian S.A.R.L.'s Flash Mash could be the respective favorites for the Jean Lafitte Stakes and My Trust Cat Stakes Jan. 14 at Delta Downs.
Fanlew Farms near Serepta, La., has announced its 2011 stud fees for six stallions.
Maverick, a half brother to Eclipse Award winner Silver Charm, and Sequoyah, who is out of champion Chilukki, will stand in 2011 at Tim Keeley's Sugar Cane Stables near Lake Charles, La.
Stemmans Inc. will conduct the auction at the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino.
The 2011 Claiming Crown will be held Dec. 3 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in Louisiana, officials announced Dec. 20.
Stakes-placed Laptop Computer, one of seven stakes performers produced from his dam, will enter stud in 2011 at Allen Farm near Winnsboro, La.
Millennium Farms at Moon Lake near Elm Grove, La., will stand seven stallions for the 2011 breeding season.
Jockey Calvin Borel has a broken jaw that requires surgery and will miss the remainder of the Churchill Downs meet.
Seven-time stakes winner Mr. Livingston will stand at Ray and Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarapta, La., for the 2011 season, the farm announced Nov. 19.
Two people face federal charges in an alleged scheme to rig Louisiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association elections.
Multiple stakes winner Pink Viper has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2011 at Ray and Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La.
Honest Man, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing to stand in 2011 at Jay Adcock's Red River Farms near Coushatta, La.
Graded stakes winner Shaniko, a son of A.P. Indy, will move to Louisiana to stand the 2011 breeding season at Millennium Farms at Moon Lake near Elm Grove.
Cush, a multiple stakes-placed runner from the female family of successful first-crop stallion First Samurai, will enter stud in 2011 at Michele Rodriguez and Lee Daniel Thomas' Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.
The auction is scheduled for Oct. 16 at Lamar-Dixon in Gonzales, La.
The $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) set for March 27, 2011, will highlight the upcoming meet at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
The event will part of the Louisiana track's three-race series for 3-year-old fillies that also includes the Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II).
The chestnut yearling, which is a half brother to 2010 Ohio Derby (gr. III) winner Pleasant Prince, brings $75,000.
Grade I winner Lion Tamer came through with his first winner when his son Liondrive scored on turf at Belmont Park Sept. 23.
The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana has cataloged 350 horses for its yearling sale, which will be held Sept. 27 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, La. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. (CDT).
The first winner by grade II winner Ruler's Court won by seven lengths Sept. 4 at Evangeline Downs in his first start.
Despite the struggles and uncertainty facing the racing and breeding industry in the Lone Star State, the Fasig-Tipton Texas Summer Yearling Sale recorded sizeable increases Aug. 30.
A multiple grade II winner, the son of Smooth Jazz earned $1,117,200.
Grade III winner Orhtodox has been retired and will enter stud in 2011 at Lora Pitre's Peach Lane Farms near Opelousas, La.
Graded stakes-placed Big Top Cat came through with his first winner when his daughter Ms Hard Cat won Aug. 13 at Evangeline Downs in her initial start.
She and a Lydgate filly top the auction, each bringing $8,000.
Bayou Hebert, who stood his entire career at Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La., was euthanized June 16 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.
First-crop filly Candi's Kitten, by graded stakes winner Osidy, scored by 6 1/4 lengths at Evangeline Downs June 11 in her second start.
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