Home Run Stable and Vickie Foley’s
Ghostwalking broke in stride to make the pace and drew off late for a
five-length victory in Friday’s Fair Grounds feature – an allowance
$40,000 optional claiming affair contested at a mile and 70 yards for a
purse of $51,000.
James Graham and trained by
Vickie Foley, the 4-year-old Ghostzapper gelding toured the distance
in 1:43.71 following early fractions of 23.61 and 47.16 and increased
his career earnings to $122,682 with his fourth lifetime win in 14
starts. Ghostwalking returned mutuels of $21, $7.20
Pin Oak Stud’s
Don Dulce got up to be clearly second best, paying $6.20 and $3.40 while finishing 1 3/4-lengths in front of Wind River Stables’
Adulare, who returned $3.60.
Racing resumes Saturday at Fair Grounds
for the 20th renewal of its gala Louisiana Champions Day program featuring
13 races and a special early post time of