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2010 Fair Grounds Handicap (G3)

Date/Track:
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
4+ M
Time:
1:51.71

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 Fair Grounds Handicap (G3)...

The predicted duel between last winter’s Grade II Louisiana Derby winner and last spring’s Grade I Blue Grass Stakes winner got shot down Saturday when Richard Rudolph and Michael Vranich’s Stonehouse snuck up to steal the gold medal in the Grade III Mineshaft Handicap.   Vinery Stable and Fox ...Read More
Risen Star Recap: Another Pletcher invader steals the candy as Discreetly Mine was never headed, and the top three ran that way all the way around the track. Drosselmeyer the fav was in the photo for the place, but he settled for 4th in a disappointing effort. For the record, he was coming back in ...Read More
In the Fair Grounds Handicap there is a 10-year-old making his first start since September, Silverfoot, and a 7-year-old making his first start since May, Transduction Gold. There is a horse named after a hockey star, Gretsky, and a male horse named like a female horse, Dubious Miss. There is a hors...Read More
The Todd Pletcher-trained trio of horses who arrived Wednesday in New Orleans for three different graded races on Saturday’s Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds all got the feel of the local atmosphere Thursday morning with leisurely gallops around the Crescent City course.   “Discreet...Read More
Bob Zollars and Mark Wagner’s Letsgetitonmon, who closed well to finish third beaten two lengths for the win in Fair Grounds Grade III Lecomte Stakes Jan. 23, breezed a half-mile in 49.60 Monday morning at Fair Grounds in preparation for Saturday’s Grade II Risen Star Stakes – the final major design...Read More
Virginia Tarra’s Giant Oak, absent from competition since finishing fourth beaten a length-and-a-quarter for the win in Churchill’s Grade II Clark Handicap Nov. 27, breezed five furlongs Sunday morning in 1:01.60 in preparation for Saturday’s Grade III Mineshaft Handicap.   “He couldn’t have wo...Read More
Vinery Stable and Fox Hill Farms’ Friesan Fire, the hero of last year’s Louisiana Derby and also the gold medal winner in this season’s $75,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 23, is expected to match strides again with Louisiana Handicap silver medalist General Quarters, owned and trained by Tom McCarthy, ...Read More
James Spence’s El Caballo, winner of the Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap at Fair Grounds last week on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day, will not be a candidate for the Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap as the next leg of the Crescent City oval’s grass series on Feb. 20.   “No, we’re not going...Read More

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