|Hawthorne Racecourse daily notes (11/15/02)
Contact: Jim Miller
E. T. BAIRD NAMED JOCKEY OF THE WEEK
Jockey E. T. Baird was honored as Jockey of the Week on Friday. During the first eight days of racing, Baird won a race on every day but Illinois Day. In addition, he had a riding triple and a riding double.
BIG PRICES ABOUND
For the second time this week, multiple runners on a single card paid $100 or more. Jimmy Lapa paid exactly $100 to win in the seventh. El Cometa came back two races later and paid $103.40 in the ninth.
The second leg of Hawthorne's free handicapping contest takes place Saturday. Simply pick two winners to qualify. Finals for this contest take place November 23.