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  • Chocolate Ride delivers the victory in the Fair Grounds Handicap.

    Chocolate Ride Back to Defend Muniz Title

    Ex-claimer Chocolate Ride will be seeking to defend his title in the $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 26 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots as the son of Candy Ride has been assigned top weight of 124 pounds.

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    Louisiana Breeders Announces Champions

    The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has announced the 2015 Louisiana-bred divisional champions for 2015, along with stallion of the year, broodmare of the year, and breeders of the year.

  • The Pickett Factor pulled away from Mobile Bay to win the Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes.

    The Pickett Factor Adds LA Champions Classic

    The top two choices in the Dec. 12 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes at Fair Grounds hooked up in early stretch, but it didn't last long as The Pickett Factor put away Mobile Bay and drew off to win.

  • The Pickett Factor won the Super Derby Prelude on August 8.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-CWmdhrG">Order This Photo</a>

    The Pickett Factor Rolls into Super Derby

    The Pickett Factor will try to extend his Louisiana Downs win streak to four straight races when he starts in a graded stakes for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 12 in the $400,000 Super Derby (gr. II).

  • String King makes the winning move in the Louisiana Turf Classic.

    String King Impressive in LA Turf Classic

    Louisiana-bred String King seems to be getting better with age as the 7-year-old gelding rolled to an impressive victory in the Louisiana Turf Classic at Harrah's Louisiana Downs Casino & Racetrack Aug. 8.

  • String King has won 126 of 36 starts, with 12 additional placings.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-TZbwTx3">Order This Photo</a>

    String King Seeks LA Cup Turf Hat Trick

    String King, the Louisiana-bred gelding who has earned $890,552 for owner-breeder-trainer Charles Craig Smith, will be seeking his third straight win in the Louisiana Cup Turf Classic at Louisiana Downs Aug. 8.

  • String King fights for the win in the Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap.

    String King Game in Col. Bradley Victory

    Louisiana-bred String King put away tough pacesetter Gentleman's Kitten and carried on to a well-earned victory Jan. 17 at Fair Grounds, taking the $125,000 Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) to become a graded winner.

  • Villandry won the 2014 River City Handicap.

    Catalano Looks to Topple Villandry in Bradley

    In the Nov. 8 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT), Gainesway Stable's Villandry finally notched a graded win for trainer Charles LoPresti. Following a move to the barn of David Carroll, he looms Jan. 17 at Fair Grounds.

  • Sunbean (outside) catches Watch My Smoke late to win the Louisiana Champions Day Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-f7dswmT">Order This Photo</a>

    Sunbean Grinds Out LA Champions Day Repeat

    Last in the early running, Brittlyn Stable's homebred Sunbean edged ahead in deep stretch and scored a repeat win in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 13 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

  • Daddy Nose Best won the Buddy Dilberto Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds on Dec. 21.

    Daddy Nose Best Rides High Into Col. Bradley

    Daddy Nose Best, a smashing stakes winner in his first start over the turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, returns to the New Orleans track as the top weight in the $125,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • String King won the Mr. Sulu Stakes Nov. 23 on the turf at Fair Grounds. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2926417407&k=8RcX3t9">Order This Photo</a>

    String King to Try Dirt at Fair Grounds

    Charles Smith homebred String King, who has registered all seven of his stakes victories on turf, will switch to the main track for a start in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 14 at Fair Grounds.

  • Amira's Prince heads home to victory in the Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2433377044&k=rqdPJdp">Order This Photo</a>

    Amira's Prince Maintains Hot Streak in Muniz

    Favored Amira's Prince recorded his fourth consecutive win since arriving in the United States, holding off a determined charge from Willcox Inn in the $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 30.