Ticker
  • Girvin (8-1) upsets the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Unified (2-1) makes a winning return in the Grade 3 Gulfstream Park Sprint.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Enterprising (3-1) runs down Oscar Nominated in the Grade 3 Fair Grounds Handicap.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Morticia (2-1) game all the way in the Melody of Colors.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Farrell (7-2) pulls away to win the Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Yorkiepoo Princess (9-5) races through fog to win the Busher Stakes.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Honorable Duty (5-1) holds on to take the Grade 3 Mineshaft Handicap.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Believe in Bertie (3-5) sets new course record in Daisy Devine.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Hogy (5-2) earns his 16th career victory in the Colonel Power.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Even money favorite Derek's Smile goes gate to wire in the Texas Glitter.Posted 17 hours ago

Bluehard Takes Command at Fair Grounds

Fair Grounds Race Course
Photo: CDI

Norman Miller III and Norman Miller IV’s Bluehard pressed the pace, took command at the furlong grounds and drew off late to capture Friday’s $41,000 Fair Grounds feature for accredited Louisiana-breds by 2 1/4-lengths.

 

The allowance and $12,500 optional claiming race for older horses was contested at six furlongs.

 

Trained by Norman Miller III, Bluehard was ridden by James Graham and returned mutuels of $12.60, $5.40 and $3.80, toured the distance in 1:11.41 and increased his career earnings to $235,314 with his seventh lifetime win in 39 career starts.

 

Brent Gasaway and Ian Yarnot’s Power Surge, allowed to settle early, launched a belated bid to be clearly second best, paying $3.60 and $3.20 while finishing a length to the good of Leone Racing’s Wish You Gold, who returned $3.40 to show.

 

Southern Equine Stables’ Dynamic Resource made the pace with splits of 22.10 and 45.70 before weakening after the eighth pole.

 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories