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Havre de Grace Draws Post 2 for Saturday's New Orleans Ladies

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace drew post position 2 for her 2012 debut in a field of five set for Saturday’s $150,000 New Orleans Ladies at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Here’s the complete field in post-position order, from the rail out (with jockey, trainer, owner): Sterling...

Horse of the Year Havre de Grace Gets Final Work in Advance of Saturday's New Orleans Ladies

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace put in her last workout in advance of Saturday’s $150,000 New Orleans Ladies this morning at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, breezing five furlongs in :59 3/5 with regular exercise rider Jen Brasser aboard. The 5-year-old mare worked in company...

Horse of the Year Havre de Grace Gets Final Work in Advance of Saturday's New Orleans Ladies

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace put in her last workout in advance of Saturday’s $150,000 New Orleans Ladies this morning at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, breezing five furlongs in :59 3/5 with regular exercise rider Jen Brasser aboard. The 5-year-old mare worked in company with...

Uptown Bertie Rules Sunday Feature

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Uptown Bertie, allowed to settle early, commenced a rally entering the lane and drew off in the final furlong for a 2 3/4-length tally in Sunday’s $46,000 mile and 70 yard feature for maiden sophomore fillies at Fair Grounds. Trained by Steve Margolis and ridden...

Holocaust Survivor Ida Schultz, Namesake of Lacombe Memorial Winner Miz Ida

When Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’sMiz Ida powered home with a late-running three-quarter-length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Allen LaCombe Memorial at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, winning trainer Steve Margolis was quick to bring attention to the filly’s namesake. “This horse is...

Sunday Notes: Holocaust Survivor Ida Schultz

When Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’sMiz Ida powered home with a late-running three-quarter-length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Allen LaCombe Memorial at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, winning trainer Steve Margolis was quick to bring attention to the filly’s namesake. “This horse is...

Miz Ida Wins 'Black Cat' Memorial; Icon Ike Scores in Black Gold

After launching a strong bid between rivals in the stretch run, Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Miz Ida proved best by three-quarters of a length in Saturday’s fifth running of the $75,000 Allen LaCombe Memorial Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan and...

Bluehard Wins Friday Feature

Norman Miller III and Norman Miller IV’s Bluehard pressed the pace, took command at the furlong grounds and drew off late to capture Friday’s $41,000 Fair Grounds feature for accredited Louisiana-breds by 2 1/4-lengths. The allowance and $12,500 optional claiming race for older horses was contested...

Friday Notes: Van Berg Returning to FG As Auctioneer

When the devastating news concerning the health issues of recently retired jockey E.J. “Tee Joe” Perrodin became public – and that Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots would be hosting a charitable crawfish boil March 20 to benefit the popular rider’s family – one of the first people to volunteer...

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 Race Course & Slots, successfully completed a journey on foot around the Crescent City last Sunday by finishing the New Orleans Rock...