Category: Horse Racing

Video: Fair Grounds track announcer John G. Dooley

  • November 20, 2018
  • By CCS Staff

A native of Staten Island in New York, Dooley has worked as a track announcer in horse racing since 1991. He is in his 15th year as the track announcer at Fair Grounds Race Course, which opened its 146th season this past week.

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Magic Man’s Opening Day Picks for the Fair Grounds

  • November 15, 2018
  • By George Pepis

It has been a while since I have done any picking of races but I am back to resume my role as the CCS resident expert and your daily source of handicapping expertise on the Fair Grounds Racing Season which gets underway on Thursday.

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Next up for Benson’s Lone Sailor: Breeders’ Cup

  • October 18, 2018
  • By Lenny Vangilder

While the Saints have the Super Bowl on their minds, the current star of the horse racing stable owned and operated by Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson is headed to the sport’s version of the Super Bowl.

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GMB Racing’s Lone Sailor wins Oklahoma Derby

  • September 30, 2018
  • By CCS Staff

Lone Sailor of Gayle Benson’s GMB Racing finally got his Derby win Sept. 30, when he edged his rivals in a three-way photo finish to win the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) over 1 1/8 miles at Remington Park.

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