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  1. Kentucky Derby hopefuls in Lecomte

    Marcus Hersh

    Trainer Larry Jones sends out Ky Derby hopefuls in Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  2. Havre de Grace could return against boys in New Orleans Handicap

    Marcus Hersh

    Havre de Grace, who is likely to be named 2011's Horse of the Year later this month, has settled into her new home at Fair Grounds in New Orleans and began galloping under trainer Larry Jones this past weekend.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  3. Kathmanblu makes case for division leadership with Rachel Alexand...

    Marcus Hersh

    Kathmanblu solidified her position near the top - if not atop - the 3-year-old filly division with a workmanlike 1 1/4-length win in the Grade 3, $147,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes on Saturday at Fair Grounds.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  4. Mucho Macho Man best in Risen Star

    Marcus Hersh

    Mucho Macho Man and jockey Rajiv Maragh were prominent from the start Saturday before turning back all comers to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  5. Drosselmeyer's return delayed by illness

    Marcus Hersh

    Drosselmeyer's 4-year-old debut will be delayed while the horse recovers from a minor virus that infected him last week.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  6. Howard's hot hand with 3-year-olds continues as Wilkinson takes L...

    Marcus Hersh

    Wilkinson, a Dec. 10 maiden winner here, captured the Grade 3, $96,000 Lecomte, wearing down slow-pacesetting Pants on Fire while rallying up the rail under Garrett Gomez.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2011
  7. Newcomers pose threat in Colonel Bradley

    Marcus Hersh

    Strike Again and Gran Estreno, the one-two finishers in the Fair Grounds meet's first turf-route stakes for older males, the Dec. 4 Diliberto Memorial, are back for the Grade 3, $100,000 Colonel Bradley Handicap on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  8. Talented but erratic Justin Phillip adds blinkers for Lecomte

    Marcus Hersh

    Just five horses are entered in the Grade 3, $100,000 Lecomte, which will be run at a mile and 40 yards.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  9. Discreetly Mine leads G2 Risen Star Stakes parade at Fair Grounds...

    Marcus Hersh

    They might as well have put up the finish line a quarter-mile into the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2010
  10. Average daily handle down at Fair Grounds

    Marcus Hersh

    Average daily handle on Fair Grounds races fell nearly 20 percent from the previous racing season during the track's 2009-2010 race meet, which ended Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  11. Rachel Alexandra works half-mile right on schedule

    Marcus Hersh

    Rachel Alexandra worked a half-mile in 50.40 seconds Monday morning at Fair Grounds, her first workout since her 2010 debut, a second-place finish to Zardana in the New Orleans Ladies on March 13.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  12. Rachel out of Apple Blossom

    Marcus Hersh

    Rachel Alexandra's connections decided on Sunday to forgo a start in the April 9 Apple Blossom Invitational at Oaklawn and a meeting with Zenyatta.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  13. Baffert's The Program settling in for La. Derby

    Marcus Hersh

    Conveyance already has won the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park, and Lookin At Lucky was to go off favored in the Rebel Stakes there Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2010
  14. New Orleans Ladies: Zardana spoils Rachel's comeback at Fair Grou...

    Marcus Hersh

    Rachel Alexandra was Horse of the Year in 2009, but before a packed house Saturday at Fair Grounds, all eyes trained on her 2010 debut, Rachel was not the horse of the day, going down to a three-quarters of a length defeat at the hooves of Zardana.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  15. Tizaqueena takes the Lacombe at Fair Grounds

    Marcus Hersh

    Tizaqueena made her graded stakes mark racing on turf during 2009, but this mare also gets over dirt -- Fair Grounds dirt, at least -- just fine.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2010
  16. Six-furlong breeze for Rachel Alexandra

    Marcus Hersh

    Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra was back at work Wednesday morning at Fair Grounds, where she breezed six furlongs in 1:14, her longest work of 2010, and another significant step toward her intended comeback race on March 13 in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010