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Major Rules Drills Rivals in Thursday Feature

Bellamy Stable’s Major Rules broke in stride to make the pace and prove best by 1 3/4-lengths at the wire in Thursday’s featured $49,000 allowance and $17,500 optional claiming six-furlong sprint at Fair Grounds. Trained by Morris Nicks and ridden by James Graham, the winner tripped off the timer...

Wednesday Notes: Havre de Grace Fit to Dance in New Orleans Ladies

The only thing the nation’s reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace has left to do prior to her 2012 debut in Saturday’s $150,000 New Orleans Ladies at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is gallop up to the race. “That work she had Monday (five furlongs in 59.60 on a track rated fast) was...

Horse of the Year Havre de Grace Draws Post 2 for Saturday's $150,000 New Orleans Ladies

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace will make her long awaited 2012 debut Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when she goes to the post as the prohibitive favorite in the $150,000 New Orleans Ladies, becoming the second Horse of the Year in the last three seasonsto use that...

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...