05/22/2015 12:25PM

Apprentice rider Murrill makes early splash at meet

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Who in the Chicago racing scene before this past winter had heard of Vicente Gudiel, the apprentice rider who arrived at Hawthorne in December and won the riding title there at the winter-spring meet? No one, basically, and now it is happening again – another obscure rider landing on the Chicago circuit and quickly making his mark.