Summer Applause

Summer Applause Top Choice in Fair Grounds Oaks

Gillian Campbell, Greenwood Lodge Farm and R Group Management’s Summer Applause, heroine of Fair Grounds’ Grade III Rachel Alexandra Stakes in her last start Feb.

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

Carmel Heitmann Completes Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Carmel Heitzmann, once a flight attendant for Emirates Airlines but in more recent times the stable foreman for her trainer-husband Eric Heitzmann at Fair Grounds

Sun. Notes: Havre de Grace, Jones 3YOs, Summer Applause and more

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

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