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omgpink 03-04-2012 08:25 PM

Racing Photos
These were all taken in Feb at Fairground Race Course and Casino in New Orleans, LA

I'll hopefully be going back there soon, was suppose to go for pre-LA Derby trails but couldn't make it out. But I know I will defiantly be out April 1 for the LA Derby!

In the paddock

Jockey C.J McMahon

On the track

Jockey James Graham aboard Glad Tribute, finished 2nd

Comisky's Humor finished 1st by about 5 lengths, with jockey Richard Eramia up

Rasieanothergator won the $50,000 Mississippi Breeders and Owners Stake with James Graham aboard.

C.J McMahon, think they finished 3rd

Rosie Napravnik, sound familiar anyone? She was in the Kentucky Derby this past year aboard Pants on Fire!

Purple Barbie ridden by James Graham, finished 1st by 3 lengths. the farm I work for claimed this beautiful lady!!


Outrider taking a break lol

Beautiful track/lead pony

equiniphile 03-04-2012 08:27 PM

Great pics! Barbie is absolutely gorgeous!

omgpink 03-04-2012 08:31 PM

And she's an absolute sweet heart!

mom2pride 03-04-2012 08:46 PM

These are awesome! Love the horse your farm claimed!

VanillaBean 03-04-2012 08:55 PM

Beautiful! I chuckled at the texting outrider.

Dark Intentions 03-04-2012 09:08 PM

Wow, that's awesome, great pictures. It most be exciting to be the racing world!

omgpink 03-04-2012 10:02 PM


Originally Posted by VanillaBean (Post 1392031)
Beautiful! I chuckled at the texting outrider.

Haha I love it when they do things like that! Those pony horses are some of the most well behaved horses I've seen. I've seen riders just leave their horse in the middle of the track during break and the horse won't move an inch until the rider comes back lol


Originally Posted by Dark Intentions (Post 1392059)
Wow, that's awesome, great pictures. It most be exciting to be the racing world!

It's super exciting and a great privilege!

CinderEve 03-04-2012 11:43 PM

I worked EMS at a track last year, loved it. Gorgeous pics!

Country Woman 03-05-2012 12:58 AM

awesome Pictures
I love Purple Barbie

WesternBella 03-05-2012 01:55 AM

Halarious picture of the rider texting..I almost dropped my phone ;)

I love the name purple Barbie..beautiful horse too :D
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