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Friday Notes: Latest LA Derby and FG Oaks Probables

As Godolphin Racing updates its Alpha board with that son of Bernardini now headed to New York for his next start (but still not entirely out of the local picture), the field of pr

Wednesday Notes: Nine Currently Known As Likely for Louisiana Derby

With final nominations to the $1 million Louisiana Derby having closed last Saturday on St.

Louisiana Derby Notes: Alpha, Mark Valeski and More

South Florida-based Alpha, easy winner of the Grade III Withers at Aqueduct on Feb. 4, is now considered probable for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (Gr.

Sunday Notes: Havre de Grace Having Wonderful Morning

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace, fresh once more after the spoils of victory attained Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds in the $150,000 New Orleans Ladies

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

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

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, breezin

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

Friday Notes: Van Berg Returning to FG As Auctioneer

When the devastating news concerning the health issues of recently retired jockey E.J.

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