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By Ryan Martin, Fair Grounds Media Team: Winless since taking the 2017 edition of the $60,000 Star Guitar Stakes, Grande Basin ($19.00, $8.40 and $4.80) returned to the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots winner’s circle in the Closing Day feature. Owned by William Deckwa and John Carbo, the 7-year-old son of Good and...Read More >
By Ryan Martin, Fair Grounds Media Team: Trainer Bret Calhoun could not have been more satisfied with the way By My Standards looked on the morning following his triumphant win in the Grade II Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Owned by Allied Racing Stable, the son of Goldencents earned...Read More >
By Ryan Martin, Fair Grounds Media Team: It was a Brad Cox exacta in the $75,000 New Orleans Ladies Stakes as Beau Recall (Ire.) ($10.80, $5.20 and $3.20) displayed a winning turn of foot down the top of the stretch to run down stalemate Sensitive ($4.40 and $3.20) capture her second stakes triumph of...Read More >