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Hawthorne Race Course

Hawthorne Racecourse (4/3/10)

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Shadowbdancing Wires Field in Cryptoclearance

Shadowbdancing, photo courtesy Four Footed Fotos
STICKNEY,IL - RNB Racing LLCís Shadowbdancing, making his first start of the year, never relinquished the lead in Saturdayís inaugural running of the $50,000 Cryptoclearance Stakes at Hawthorne.

He broke fourth but grabbed the lead soon after and never looked back. His connections were obviously elated.

Rider Eusebio Razo, Jr, ďI have been working him since the beginning of the year. At first he was a little hard to get along with but after awhile we started to get along. I called Randy Meier before the race and he told me just let him break, drop his head, and he will do the rest. I was really happy with his performance because it was his first outing of the year.Ē

Trainer Terrel Gore, ďIím glad itís over. Iím a nervous wreck. This horse is so smart and he was so used to Randy that it took a long time for him to get used to Eddie (Razo). I thought he ran a terrific race and I thought Eddie did a nice job.Ē

Inez Karlsson, rider of second-place finisher P D Q Kiddo: "Unfortunately for me, that horse (#2 Shadowbdancing) didn't stop. My horse was really game, and from a layoff, this was a good effort."

Tanner Riggs, 3rd on Marilyn's Guy: "I had a pretty good trip, thought I had a shot at second there at the end, but it was a good effort."

Chris Emigh, 4th on beaten favorite Proceed Bee: "He's been off a long time, he was hanging there a little, the track is a little deep. He needed a race, I think maybe we could have beat the winner if he were a little fitter. But it was good, and he'll do it next time."

Shadowbdancing cruised to a two-length victory, covering the mile in 1:45.41 after fractions of :24.57, :48.09, 1:12.07, and 1:38.37. The $30,000 he earned boosted his career earnings to $385,495.

As the second choice in the race at 2-1, Shadowbdancing returned $6.80, $4.40, and $3.20. P D Q Kiddo was 9-1 and came back $9.40 and $4.80 while Marilynís Guy returned $3.00 to show.

Hawthorne Race Course is in its 101st year of racing under Carey family ownership. Hawthorne races Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Ė Sunday with a first post of 1:35 pm daily through April 25. For more information on racing at Hawthorne, visit our website at

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