01/05/2004 12:00AM



Easyfromthegitgo, a son of Dehere who won the Lecomte Stakes and Iowa Derby, and earned close to $700,000, will stand the 2004 season at Le Mesa Stallions in Carencro, La., for $3,500 live foal. . . . Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., will offer a continuing education course on the benefits and risks of racehorse ownership. Three-hour classes will be held Monday evenings from Jan. 26 to Feb. 9 and cost $125.