Keyword: Louisiana

  • Mares in Foal to Chestertown Slew, Jagerman

    Stakes winner My Pride n Joy is the first mare in foal to Jagerman (Fusaichi Pegasus -- Lost the Code, by Lost Code) and Rachele R's Angel is the first mare in foal to Chestertown Slew (Seattle Slew -- Hansel's Girl, by Hansel).

  • Erlton, Entepreneur to All Star

    Stakes winners Erlton and Entepreneur will stand at Jack Hebert's All Star Thoroughbreds near Sulphur, La.

  • Tenpins to Elite Thoroughbreds

    Grade II winner Tenpins has been relocated to Michele Rodriguez and Lee Daniel Thomas' Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.

  • Elusive Bluff

    Graded Winner Elusive Bluff to Red River

    Unbeaten Elusive Bluff, a New York graded stakes winner at 2, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Jay Adcock's Red River Farms near Coushatta, La.

  • 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra is scheduled to make her seasonal debut on March 13. <br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Rachel Works; Pointed Toward FG Stakes

    Majority owner Jess Jackson told Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots officials Rachel Alexandra is being pointed toward the $200,000 New Orleans Ladies Stakes for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles March 13.

  • Robyn Dancer Euthanized

    Robyn Dancer, who placed in the 1991 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), was euthanized Dec. 21 after he kicked a stall wall and shattered his sesamoids in his hind leg.

  • Franks Mem. 2YO Sale Set for March 21

    The eighth annual John Franks Memorial 2-year-olds in training sale will be held March 21 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Louisiana.

  • Polish Relocated to Louisiana

    Polish, a 10-year-old winning son of Danzig has been relocated to John Pomier's Pomerosa Farms near Duson, La. and will stand for a fee of $1,000 in 2010.

  • Gulfstream Park

    Gulfstream Changes Date of Florida Derby

    Gulfstream Park said Nov. 16 it has changed the dates of the grade I Florida Derby and grade II Fountain of Youth Stakes, and created a new stakes day for sprinters.

  • Millennium, Moon Lake Farm Announce Alliance

    Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington and John Turner's Moon Lake Farm near Elm Grove, La. have announced an alliance between their operations. Turner's farm will be renamed Millennium Farms at Moon Lake.

  • Mulvihill Named to Fair Grounds Post

    Jim Mulvihill, a New Orleans, La., native, has been named communications and pari-mutuel marketing manager at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, which opens for live Thoroughbred racing Nov. 6.

  • Behindatthebar

    Behindatthebar to Stand at Judice Farm

    Behindatthebar, who won three of five lifetime starts including the Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II) in 2008 in his last outing, will stand in 2010 at Perry Judice's Judice Farm near Sunset, La.

  • Two Millennium Stallions to Louisiana in 2010

    Millennium Farms announced that two of its Kentucky-based stallions, Scrimshaw and Woke Up Dreamin, will relocate to Moon Lake Farm in Louisiana for the 2010 breeding season.

  • Taffy Davenport Tops Lousiana Mixed Sale

    Taffy Davenport, who finished second in the 1998 Delaware Oaks, brought the top price of $6,000 during the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana's mixed sale Oct. 17 at Serenity Farm in Folsom, La. Hay Hollow Racing Stable purchased the 14-year-old daughter of Miswaki from Simpson Farm, agent.

  • Teton Forest to Elite Thoroughbreds

    Teton Forest has been purchased by Michele Rodriquez and Lee Thomas' Elite Thoroughbreds for stallion duty at the Folsom, La., farm.

  • Louisiana Mixed Sale Set for Oct. 17

    Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana will conduct a mixed auction on Oct. 17 at Serenity Farm in Folsom, La. The deadline to enter horses is Aug. 14. Consignment forms can be downloaded from the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association Web site:

  • Jagerman to Fanlew in Louisiana

    Jagerman, a $1.1 million Saratoga sale yearling, will enter stud in 2010 at Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La.

  • Chatain to Moon Lake in Louisiana

    Graded stakes winner Chatain has been purchased for stallion duty by John Turner from William S. Farish's Lane's End Texas.

  • Shane Sellers

    Shane Sellers to Return to Riding July 2

    Jockey Shane Sellers is set to make his return to racing July 2 after a 4 1/2- year hiatus from the sport when he'll be aboard Ide Ball trained by former rider Mark Guidry in the first race at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino.

  • Louisiana Sale Expanded to Two Days

    The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana has expanded its yearling sale to two days because of increased support from consignors. The sale will begin on its originally scheduled date of Sept. 28 and will continue through Sept. 29 at the Ike Hamilton Center in West Monroe, La.

  • Louisiana Rider Ricky Joe Faul to Retire

    Jockey Ricky Joe Faul, who has 3,352 victories during his 30 years in the saddle, will hang up his saddle and riding boots in the Saturday June 27 racing program at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino.

  • Happy Ticket, seen here winning the Chicago Breeders' Cup Handicap at Arlington Park in 2005, died May 3.

    Louisiana Great Happy Ticket Dies

    Stewart Madison's Happy Ticket, who started her career with nine straight wins and later was a grade I winner at Saratoga, died May 3.

  • Bill Introduced to Eliminate Withholding Tax

    A bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives April 28 that would eliminate the automatic 25% federal withholding on pari-mutuel winnings of $5,000 or more for bets that carry odds of 300-1 or higher.

  • Losing Mount Fees Increase in Louisiana

    Louisiana jockeys will receive an increase in losing mount fees statewide when a new scale, approved by the Louisiana Racing Commission, takes effect beginning May 13.