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Sunday Notes: Cigar Street Breezes for Louisiana Derby

Trainer Steve Margolis breezed Jake Ballis’s Cigar Street five furlongs in 1:01.20 Sunday morning and shortly thereafter pronounced the colt ready

Speedacious, Inspired Dead Heat in Happy Ticket

NEW ORLEANS (Saturday, March 24, 2012) – Carl Moore Management’s Speedacious and Peter Blum Thoroughbreds’ Inspired, first and second choices resp

Inspired, Speedacious Vie in Saturday's Happy Ticket

Peter Blum’s Inspired and Carl Moore’s Speedacious will each be putting win streaks on the line if they match strides in Saturday’s Fair Grounds feature – the 25th

Calhoun One-Two in 3YO Feature

Gary and Mary West Stables’ entry of Fire Alarm andTiz Moe both overcame sluggish beginnings to finish first and second respectively – a neck apart – in Friday’s $

Summer Applause Rowsing in Rachel Alexandra

Gillian Campbell et al.’s Summer Applause got rave reviews from her rider Robby Albarado after she proved clearly best in Saturday’s Grade III Rachel Alexa

Havre de Grace Likely for New Orleans Ladies

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace is likely to make her 2012 debut in the March 17 New Orleans Ladies at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, owner Rick Porter

Country Day, Chamberlain Bridge Renew Rivalry in Saturday's Colonel Power

This Saturday, when Fair Grounds hosts its final local preps for this season’s $1 million Louisiana Derby, $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks, $400,000 New Orleans

Feature Story: Calhoun Has Come a Long Way at Fair Grounds and Beyond

Bret Calhoun remembers first coming to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in the mid-1990s with a small string of runners.

He didn’t belong.

Speedacious Gets Happy Ticket, Chief Jay Wins Johnson Memorial

Carl Moore’s Speedacious broke in stride to make the pace and continued willingly throughout to take Saturday’s $60,000 Happy Ticket Stakes for accredited Louisian

Illusion of Speed Wins Sunday

Carl Moore Management’s Illusion of Speed broke in full stride to make all the pace and continued willingly in the stretch to win Sunday’s $43,000 allowance optional claiming sprin