By Graham Ross, Staff Writer
NEW ORLEANS (Wednesday, Dec.
South Florida-based Alpha, easy winner of the Grade III Withers at Aqueduct on Feb. 4, is now considered probable for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (Gr.
Fox Hill Farms’ reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace breezed a bullet five furlongs in 59 flat Sunday morning at Fair Grounds with regular exercise rider Jen Brasser
The filly was named Modean, and she ran for a $5,000 claiming tag at Ellis Park.
With the already announced defection of Ramona Bass’s morning-line choice Applauding from Saturday’s Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes, Brereton Jones’s Be