Get a look behind the scenes as Chad Schexnayder & clocker Mike Diliberto preview all the big stakes weekends from Thanksgiving to Louisiana Derby Day in March and talk to the men and women around Fair Grounds who are vital to the historic track's success. Fair Grounds is celebrating its 150th Thoroughbred racing season in 2021-22.
"Road to The Derby Day" Featuring G3 Lecomte Stakes
Chad Schexnayder & clocker Mike Diliberto plow through the entire 14-race card which includes six stakes races across all divisions. You also get insight into all the maiden special weights races on the card filled with first time starters. Be sure to support our sponsor LOUISIANA CRAFT BUTCHERS - contact them at 504-466-9788 or go to Louisianacraftbutchers.com
Trainer Cherie DeVaux
Trainer Cherie DeVaux joins the podcast to discuss her stable at Fair Grounds and reflect back on a record year in 2021 and what's on the horizon for 2022.
Merry Monday Stakes Action!
Chad Schexnayder & Mike Diliberto go through the All-Stakes Late Pick 5 on Monday's Christmas card. Two big fields for 3-year-old turfers in the Pago Hop Stakes & The Woodchopper & a very intriguing rendition of the Sugar Bowl Stakes for 2-year-olds ends the card.
Super Santa Sunday Card
Chad Schexnayder & Mike Diliberto handicap the Super Santa Sunday card at Fair Grounds including 6 stakes races on the 13-race card and bring you up to date on all things happening around the Fair Grounds this Christmas.
"The King" - Ronald Ardoin
The winningest jockey in Fair Grounds storied history with over 2,000 trips to the winner's circle Louisiana's own Ronald Ardoin joins the pod to discuss his life and career in the game he loves and being a jockey agent for Emanuel Nieves.
Louisiana Champions Day Preview ‘21
Chad Schexnayder & Mike Diliberto take you through the Fair Grounds Louisiana Champions Day card on Sat. Dec. 11 with handicapping angles and picks.