2017 Louisiana Horse Stallion Register and Hypomating Online

Benefit to Help Richie Scherer

Former NFL QB Jake Delhomme passionate for horse racing. Has two horses running Louisiana Champions Day
Six Scholarships to be Awarded at Louisiana Champions Day
Sunbean Chases Star Guitar’s Louisiana Champions Day Record

Jockey Club Opposes Multiple Violator Changes
Industry Asks for H-2B Visa Program Support
KER’s Nutrition of the Performance Horse is Available Online
Freshman Sire Tight Grip Two for Two
Al Stall Jr. Starts Strong at Hometown Meet
2016 Louisiana Champions Day Nominations Posted to LTBA Website
Line of David to Stand at Red River
Court Vision Relocated to Louisiana
Benoit Invests in Top Keeneland Mares to Breed in Louisiana


November 19, 2016

Louisiana Jewel S.

Delta Downs, Stakes, $150,000, 2 yo, Fillies, 1 mile, 1:42.17, Fast.

Sashimi Blaster (Quality Road - Pentatonic, by Cure the Blues)

B: Relentless Racing LLC

O: Whispering Oaks Farm LLC and Relentless Racing LLC

T: Steven B. Flint

J: Gerard Melancon

Naughty Little Nun (Songandaprayer - A Little Evil, by Deputy Minister)

B: Rene LaVergne DVM

O: Ed Wright Cattle Company

T: Bernard S. Flint

J: Robby Albarado

Show'em the Heat (Heatseeker (IRE) - Sweet Muqtarib, by Muqtarib)

B: Nunez Farms, LLC

O: William T. Reed

T: W. Bret Calhoun

J: C.J. McMahon

Margins: 1¾, 1, ½

Others: Chases Dixie Belle ($7,500), Madame Begue ($3,000), Jazz Lady ($1,500), Ivana's Wish ($1,500), My Gal Layla ($1,500), Big Game Baby ($1,500), Nelly Relly ($1,500).


November 19, 2016

Louisiana Legacy S.

Delta Downs, Stakes, $150,000, 2 yo, Colts and Fillies, 1 mile, 1:40.80, Fast.

Magic Vow (Private Vow - Whitewashed, by Broad Brush)

B: J. Adcock

O: Allen Landry

T: Allen Landry

J: Kerwin D. Clark

Lucky Andy (Lookin At Lucky - Sweet Britches, by Strong Hope)

B: George Gary Guidry MD & Walter Dwayne Brown MD

O: Guidry, G. Gary and Brown, W. Dwayne

T: W. Bret Calhoun

J: Roberto Morales

Jack Snipe's (Half Ours - Rhodelia, by Silver Deputy)

B: Clear Creek Stud Llc

O: Drown, Jeff and Scherer, Gary M.

T: Gary M. Scherer

J: Donnie J. Meche

Margins: 1¼, 1¼, ¾

Others: Walking in Faith ($7,500), Charlie Ballado ($3,000), Paddy O'Lionel ($1,500), Tooth ($1,500), Il Est Vite ($1,500), Dixieland Native ($1,500), Drewmisterio ($1,500).


November 19, 2016

Mr. Sulu Overnight S.

Fair Grounds, Stakes, $50,000, 3 yo's & up, About 1 mile, 1:36.06, Firm.

Benwill (Leestown - Dynaspice, by Dynaformer)

B: E. O. Pickett

O: Royce G. Roberts

T: Jose R. Mendez

J: John Jacinto

Berniestrike (Wilburn - Unusual Strike, by Unusual Heat)

B: James Boyd

O: James A. Boyd

T: Henry B. Johnson, Jr.

J: Jorge Guzman

String King (Crowned King - String Dancer, by Fly a Kite (IRE))

B: Charlie Smith

O: Charles Craig Smith

T: Charles Craig Smith

J: James Graham

Margins: nose, ¾, neck

Others: Fort Pulaski ($2,880), Hail to the Nile ($1,440), Four Leaf Chief ($500), Hot Zapper ($500), Specialeyes ($500), Rock N Sake ($500).


November 19, 2016

Heitai Overnight S.

Fair Grounds, Stakes, $50,000, 3 yo's & up, 6 furlongs, 1:10.57, Fast.

Nubin Ridge (Gold Tribute - So Sorry, by The Prime Minister)

B: Neal McFadden & Mary McFadden

O: Circle H Farms

T: Alan Klanfer

J: Ashley Broussard

Jockamo's Song (Half Ours - Miss Clairnette, by Trophy Hunter)

B: Debbie Allen & David Allen

O: Dare to Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber)

T: Michael Stidham

J: Mitchell Murrill

Sir Genghis (Tale of the Cat - Staria, by Unbridled's Song)

B: Randel Stutes

O: Harris, Gillian and Kirk L.

T: Chad Pitzer

J: David Romero Flores.

Margins: head, neck, ½.

Others: Grande Basin ($2,400), John's Luck ($1,440), Too Dim ($500), C U Tiger ($500), Hitheredarling ($500), Skip the Pinot ($500), Masster Chief Ron, Yankee Gambler, Jslookovrurshoulda, Stand Him Up.


November 19, 2016

Happy Ticket Overnight S.

Fair Grounds, Stakes, $50,000, 3 yo's & up, Fillies and Mares, 6 furlongs, 1:10.76, Fast.

Sunny Oak (Giant Oak - Heckuva Time, by Gilded Time)

B: Jeff Wahman & Darlene Wahman

O: Keith Plaisance

T: Edward J. Johnston

J: Miguel Mena

Smittys Cougar (Half Ours - Smitty's Sunshine, by Seeking a Home)

B: Roger Guy Smith

O: Roger G. Smith

T: Ron Faucheux

J: David Romero Flores

Ramona's Wildcat (Wildcat Heir - Pretty Indian, by Indian Charlie)

B: Georgia Farms Inc

O: W. C. Racing

T: Thomas M. Amoss

J: James Graham

Margins: 2, head, 3

Others: Nadia Anne ($2,400), Persuade Me Lady ($1,440), Wind Chill Factor ($500), Another Pinot ($500), Dreamofhonor ($500), Jackson's G G ($500), Platinum Lady, Jackie Ems Pal.


November 20, 2016

Si Cima Overnight S.

Fair Grounds, Stakes, $50,000, 3 yo's & up, Fillies and Mares, 1 mile 70 Yards, 1:43.08, Fast.

Seaside Candy (Twirling Candy - Seaside Affair, by Sea of Secrets)

B: Stewart M. Madison

O: Stewart Mather Madison

T: Albert M. Stall, Jr.

J: Colby J. Hernandez.

Forest Lake (Forestry - Oval, by Kris S)

B: Jake Delhomme & Set-Hut, LLC

O: Set-Hut LLC

T: Jerry Delhomme

J: Hector M. Santiago

Big World (Custom for Carlos - Tensas Wedding Joy, by Broken Vow)

B: Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm , LLC

O: Maggi Moss

T: Thomas M. Amoss

J: James Graham.

Margins: 4, ½, ½

Others: Pacific Pink ($2,500), Lassie Lynn ($1,500), My Bonne Margie ($500), Grand Farewell ($500).



Delta Downs hosted the 14th running of the $100,000 Gold Cup on Saturday night and the result was a familiar one as Brittlyn Stable, Inc.’s Sunbean took the race for the third time in his career. Overall, the Ron Faucheux trainee has won 16 races from 26 starts and earned a total of $1,172,250. Saturday’s victory in the one-mile affair for Louisiana-bred horses was worth $60,000. Sunbean’s previous wins in the Gold Cup came in 2013 and 2014.

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Delta Downs hosted the $100,000 Magnolia Stakes for Louisiana-bred fillies and mares on Friday night and it was Big World who came away with the victory under jockey Gerard Melancon. The Tom Amoss trainee was one of two graded stakes winners in the field and used her class to win her local debut for owner Maggi Moss.

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Half Ours Runners Dominate Louisiana Downs 2016 Season Closing Day Stakes

Jockey Jorge Guzman guides My Queen Olivia to victory in the 22nd running of the Elge Rasberry Stakes at Louisiana Downs.  Hodges Photography    Rock N Sake with jockey Jansen Melancon aboard captures the 22nd running of the A.L. (Red) Erwin Stakes at Louisiana Downs.  Hodges Photography

Louisiana Bred Colt Sells for $350,000 at Keeneland September; A Record High Price for a Louisiana Bred in Keeneland History


An Accredited Louisiana-bred yearling colt by Curlin sold for $350,000 on Wednesday, September 14, Day 3 of the 2016 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. This is the highest price ever for a Louisiana Bred to have run through the Lexington, Kentucky Sale.

Bred in Louisiana by Hargroder Farms, LLC, the attractive bay colt is out of Moonlight Lover, an unraced Bernardini mare. Consigned by VanMeter-Gentry Sales as agent, he was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida.