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Calumet Farm’s Skyring broke in full stride to make all the pace in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap over the soft Stall Wilson turf course at Fair Grounds Race Course under jockey Joe Rocco and came home a neck in front of Wachtel Stable et al.’s Amira’s Prince, who won this race ...Read More
Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Real Solution, adjudged winner of last summer’s Grade I Arlington Million, will shoulder the top impost of 122 pounds including three-time Fair Grounds’ defending jockey champion Rosie Napravnik in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap, annually the centerpiece tu...Read More
Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Real Solution, adjudged winner of last summer’s Grade I Arlington Million, is expected to shoulder the top impost of 122 pounds in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap, annually the centerpiece grass test of the season over the Stall-Wilson turf course at Fair Gr...Read More
Irish-bred Amira’s Prince moved to the lead around the first turn and never looked back, winning Saturday’s $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (GII) by a half-lenth over the Stall-Wilson Turf Course at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Read More
  • rafirox · What turf horses we have this year. Animal Kingdom, Point of Entry, Wise Dan, Amira's Prince, etc. · 381 days ago ·
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Spot plays from stakes-laden card at The Fairgrounds on Louisiana Derby Day.Read More
  • AndyScoggin · Nice job, Jasen, I always respect Jasen's picks. Now I know what they mean when they say "talking head" in television. · 382 days ago ·
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  • BrianZipse · Can I get a Wolverine to handicap this card instead??? Also love Flashy Gray in this spot, Jasen. · 382 days ago ·
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Calumet Farm’s Optimizer, who won the first two legs of the grass series for older horses at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots this winter, has been installed as the 5-2 morning line choice to sweep the series when he heads a field of 10 in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Handicap over the Stall-Wil...Read More
With two convincing wins already behind him at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Calumet Farm’s Optimizer has already proved he loves the Stall-Wilson Turf Course at the Crescent City oval. Read More
Interesting field
Gary & Mary West’s Casino Host and trainer Chad Brown teamed up to win the Grade II, Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at odds of 11-1 as the three wagering favorites failed to fire in the $400,000 turf event.Read More
Augustin Stable’s Smart Bid, defending champion in the Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap over Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson turf course, will head the field once again in the upcoming 20th anniversary edition of the Crescent City oval’s premier grass test for older horses.Read More
Augustin Stable’s Smart Bid, defending champion in the Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap over the Stall-Wilson turf course, is expected to head the field once again in the upcoming 20th anniversary edition of Fair Grounds’ premier turf test for older horses. Read More
In the $350,000 Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap Battle of Hastings got the favorite’s role with a win in Churchill’s Grade III River City Handicap and a fourth-place finish in the Grade I Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap at last asking Feb. 5.  Robby Albarado will make up most of the top weight of...Read More
Oakcrest Farm et al.’s Upperline, heroine of Saturday’s $58,800 Allen LaCombe Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds, came out of her race well and was doing fine Sunday morning, according to trainer Mike Stidham.   “She looks good today,” said Stidham. “The ($100,000) Bayou Handicap (at about 1 1/...Read More
Feel The Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno, the $20,000 claim that captured Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap over Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson turf course, came out of his weekend race in good order and is being targeted for a return to that surface for the Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial ...Read More
LOUISIANA DERY DAY STAKES QUOTES     Race 6-$100,000 Duncan F. Kenner Stakes Three-year-olds and up, six furlongs, 59th running Trainer Steve Margolis (Cash Refund, winner): “He came into this race breathing fire. My assistant who gallops him has said he’s been a tiger in the mornings. We’...Read More
Anstu Stables Inc.’s South Florida-based Blues Street raided Fair Grounds in New Orleans for the second time this year with a steady rally down the Stall-Wilson turf course to win Saturday’s 18th running of the Grade II, $300,000 Mervin Muniz Handicap by 1 ¾ lengths over longshot Pick Six.   Bl...Read More
louisiana derby week quotes   From Monday morning’s Louisiana Derby Post Position Draw:   Trainer Neil Pessin (Mister Marti Gras): “I feel pretty good about him, otherwise I wouldn’t be here. He’s probably the only horse that came up the rail (on the turf course) that day or last week and...Read More
West Point Thoroughbreds’ Awesome Gem, a California-based gelding with dangerous recent success as an invader, has been installed a the slight choice at 5-2 in the morning line for Saturday’s 85th running of the Grade II New Orleans Handicap – Fair Grounds’ season highlight for older horses run as p...Read More
Sam-Son Farms’ Hotep, the younger full brother to Canada’s Horse of the Year in 2009, breezed five furlongs in 1:01 Saturday morning and is being pointed for next week’s Grade II Louisiana Derby March 27.   “We were very happy with that work,” said trainer Mark Frostad of Hotep, a full brother...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

Race Results & Past Performances

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View Details03/29/14FG81 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2SkyringAmira's PrinceBurn The Mortgage1:52.01
View Details03/30/13FG101 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2   0:00.00
View Details03/20/13FG101 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2Amira's PrinceWillcox InnString King1:49.76
View Details04/01/12FG91 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2Casino HostPapaw BodieJoinem1:50.87
View DetailsView Video03/26/11FG91 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2Smart BidExpansionMoryba1:49.97
View DetailsView Video03/27/10FG91 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2Blues StreetPick SixTransduction Gold1:50.10
View DetailsView Video03/14/09FG81 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2ProudinskyEl CaballoNownownow1:50.94
View Details03/19/05FG91 1/8 mT04+ MMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2A To The ZAmerica AliveHonor In War1:50.99