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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
Havre de Grace and Joyful Victory

Havre de Grace, Joyful Victory Work in Company

Twelve days in advance of her 2012 debut in the March 17, $150,000 New Orleans Ladies, reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace worked six furlongs in company with stablemate

Sunday Notes: Probables for Black Gold, 'Black Cat'

Two promising sophomores are expected to get the chance to polish their skills on grass this Saturday at Fair Grounds when the Crescent City oval hosts the 55th running of its traditional 

Friday Notes: Jesse Campbell's FG Meet

Although jockey Jesse Campbell endured a slower-than-usual beginning to his 2011-2012 winter season at Fair Grounds, he certainly ended it on a high note by capturing last Saturday

Wednesday Notes: Jermaine Bridgmohan Scores His First FG Hat Trick

Jockey Jermaine Bridgmohan, who elected to hang his tack full-time in New Orleans for the first time this winter, won one-third of Sunday’s Fair Grounds races by scoring a riding t

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

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

Wednesday Notes: Preview Day Shippers Arrive in Good Order

All the out-of-town shippers invading New Orleans in advance of Saturday’s Louisiana Derby Preview Day Presented by Lamarque Ford had arrived without incident in New Orleans by mid