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Hawthorne Race Course

Hawthorne Racecourse (4/10/10)

Contact: Jim Miller
(708) 780-3700

Winning picks at Hawthorne, turf soon

A nice day outside today, but we will have to wait just one more day to see turf racing at Hawthorne as it was just a little wet. I expect we will be on the grass tomorrow with a good turf course for the Sunday nine-race card.

Looking back at the Friday card, the track played evenly and the payouts were great. Congrats to our handicapper Ron Uchman as he hit the Early Pick 4 in his bankroll and is currently up over $1,000 on the meet. I hit the Late Pick 4 on a $64 ticket and that wager returned over $570! If you want to see our selections and top plays daily, they are posted on our website at www.hawthorneracecourse.com under “Today’s Selections”.

On Friday, Tim Thornton made his statement with a three-bagger as he is now within five of Tanner Riggs for tops in the jockey standings. Diego Sanchez also had a double on the card. Trainer Rusty Hellman may have been foreshadowing his big day last week when Devient Behavior and Hangman worked in company a week ago Thursday. The two horses looked good that day and they looked even better yesterday when both were victorious in tough races.

Nominations for the $200,000 Grade III Sixty Sails Handicap were released and 23 fillies and mares have been nominated for the 1 1/8 miles race to take place next Saturday. This race will come up with a very solid field as we draw the race on Tuesday. To view the noms and past performances for the Sixty Sails, click on the “Horsemen” section of our website and they are posted under the Stakes Schedule.

Changes

Main Track – Fast

Turf – Off

Race 5

Scratch #7 – Tripple Zip

Race 6 – Off turf – 1 Mile 70 Yards Main Track

Scratch #1a – Protection Game
Scratch #4 – Duke of Dittman
Scratch #5 – Herzschmerz
Scratch #8 – Manzana

Race 9

Scratch #2 – Bravo Prado
Scratch #11 – Busy Lad
Scratch #12 – Yu Tiger Yu
Scratch #13 – Mustang Powder

Best Bets

Race 4 - #1 – Michael’s Dreamin’ – He was trying to run down Kemp in his last out and almost got there on a day where Kemp was not pushed along on the lead. Today, there is some other pace in the race, which could set things up perfectly for Michael to come charging late.

Race 8 - #5 – Bulls First Trick – The break ended the day for this one last time out as he got destroyed out of the gate. He gets some pace to chase in here and if he can get remotely close to his start two races back, that should be enough to handle these.

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