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Hawthorne Race Course

Hawthorne Racecourse (3/19/11)

Contact: Jim Miller
(708) 780-3700

Competitive races at Hawthorne

A gorgeous Saturday afternoon for racing here at Hawthorne as we have sunny skies, a fine card, and a fast main track for the nine races. There is some fine simulcasting action across the country as well. Our card provides some competitive races as the full fields to close out the day will make for fine payouts in the Late Pick 4 and the final Pick 3 of the day.

On Friday, the track played very evenly as we had some strong front-running winners, and some late closers get up in time. The card was capped in the finale by a fine payout in the last when Seth Martinez got Crosswise rolling late for the longshot win.

Jockey Tanner Riggs had a fine day on Friday as he guided home a trio of winners on the card, including a pair for trainer Frank Kirby. Julio Felix nearly had a triple as well, winning the opener in a perfect ride and taking the 8th as well. He almost pulled off the late double but I Turned Outlaw was caught in the final jump by Crosswise.

We are only three weeks away from the running of the Grade III $250,000 Illinois Derby, which will take place on April 9. Reservations will fill up quickly for that day, so to reserve your spot, contact us at 708-780-7050.

Changes

Main Track – Fast

Race 1

Scratch #5 – Lil Brian Too

#6 – Jockey – P. Canchari

Race 4

#5 – Jockey – C. Roman

Race 5

#1 – Jockey – C. Roman

Race 7

Scratch #13 – Devils Tower
Scratch #14 – Yes Sir Officer

Race 9

Scratch #4 – Madillac D’Ville
Scratch #11 – Good News Blues

Survivor Selections of the Day

Total Survivor Entrants: 1,780
Eliminated Friday: 8
Total Remaining: 57

I thought today had the potential to be a very tough card. I was between a couple of horses but ended up going with #5 – Proud McKee in the sixth race. This is a race that has a little bit of early pace and Proud McKee should improve with having a race under his belt. He closed some ground in his last against better and Thornton rode some very good races yesterday and should continue his fine riding today.

Jim’s Survivor Selection: Race 6 - #5 – Proud McKee
Inez’ Survivor Selection: Race 1 - #1 – Kemp

Hawthorne Race Course is in its 102nd year of racing under Carey family ownership. Hawthorne races Friday and Saturday in February, beginning February 11. In March and April, live racing will take place every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday through the end of April. First post daily is 1:30 pm. For more information on racing at Hawthorne, visit our website at www.Hawthorneracecourse.com.

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