New Orleans Ladies Handicap

Havre de Grace cruises to victory in 2012 debut

NEW ORLEANS (Saturday, March 17, 2012) – Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace treated Fair Grounds guests to a shamrock-flavored shower of power Saturday, giving those on hand and racing fans all over the world a St. Patrick’s Day to remember with a facile 4 1/2-length victory as she made her 2012 debut […]

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Field coming up light for Havre de Grace’s debut

Horse of the Year Have de Grace is ready for her 2012 debut in Saturday’s New Orleans Ladies, but it doesn’t look like many runners are ready to try and tackle her. The best of the ten horses nominated for the Fair Grounds race aren’t planning to show.  That includes Ravi’s Song, Daisy Devine and […]

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Havre de Grace takes final spin before 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 an unraced 3-year-old filly, Just […]

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Havre de Grace turns in Monday morning work at Fair Grounds

Twelve days in advance of her 2012 debut in the New Orleans Ladies, reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace, on the inside with regular exercise rider Jen Brasser up, approaches the finish line a neck in front of stablemate Joyful Victory, with Robby Albarado aboard, in a workout Monday morning at Fair Grounds.

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Jones: Havre de Grace rounding into form at Fair Grounds

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 in the irons. Once again stepping on the track as the first work horse of the morning, Havre de Grace was clocked with splits of […]

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Porter changes debut race for Havre de Grace

Earlier this week, the connections of Horse of the Year Havre de Grace indicated she would make her 2012 debut in the Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park.  But Friday, owner Rick Porter said the daughter of Saint Liam would stay at Fair Grounds instead and start in the New Orleans Ladies March 17. On the […]

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LIVE BLOG FROM OAKLAWN PARK

By Ray Paulick There are a lot of people sitting on pins and needles in Hot Springs, Ark., this afternoon, all waiting to see what happens at Santa Anita Park and Fair Grounds when two-time champion Zenyatta and Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra make their 2010 debuts in anticipation of their long-awaited match-up, scjheduled […]

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