George Pepis' Blog provides news on all New Orleans sports including the Saints, Hornets, LSU Tigers, Tulane Green Wave, High School Sports and everything in between. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:25 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Weekend Racing Preview: Blue Grass, Arkansas Derby Complete Major Preps for Kentucky Derby We are three weeks away from the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.

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Weekend Racing Preview: Wood Memorial, Santa Anita Derby Highlight Big Saturday of Derby Preps Without further adieu, we take this big step towards the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby.

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Solutions on How to Fix What Ails the Fair Grounds The 142nd racing season is now in the books and before I get into what I would do to fix the Fair Grounds, let's take a quick look back at the recently concluded season of racing.

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Closing Day Selections from the Fair Grounds After 83 days of racing, we have finally arrived at the end here at the Fair Grounds. It has been a topsy-turvy meet for me as far as my picks have gone this season.

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Thought, feelings, observations on Asumussen video scandal A flood of emotions are running through my head. First off, I saw the video of the alleged controversy from Scott Blasi, Steve Asmussen's assistant trainer for 18 years before he was subsequently fired the other day for allegedly doping the stable of horses with different forms of medication most of it illegal.

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