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Jockey Corey Lanerie gets milestone 5,000th win

  • October 18, 2023
  • By Lenny Vangilder

Lafayette native Corey Lanerie became the 38th jockey in North American history to win 5,000 career races Wednesday with his win aboard I Feel the Need at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Drew Brees, Frank Monica, Perry Clark among star-studded 2024 class for Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

  • September 27, 2023
  • By Doug Ireland

NFL record-setting passer and Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints joins LSU women’s basketball great and eight-time WNBA All-Star Seimone Augustus along with mixed martial arts icon Daniel Cormier of Lafayette in a star-studded nine-member group of 2024 “competitors” ballot inductees chosen for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

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