After some playful training runs this winter at Oaklawn Park, Havre de Grace
is getting her mind on business for trainer Larry Jones, prompting him
to solidify plans to launch her 2011 campaign in the $100,000 Azeri
Stakes (gr. III) March 19.
Fox Hill Farm’s 4-year-old daughter of Saint Liam worked five
furlongs in 1:01 4/5 March 2. More importantly, she did it by herself –
without a workmate. Two weeks ago she went for a “leisurely stroll” when
sent by herself, forcing Jones to wheel her back for a more demanding
drill three days later, this time in company.
“She looked good doing it,” said Jones after her most recent drill.
“She’s pretty sharp, and to do it by herself shows me it’s time to get