YESTERDAY November 27, 2014
Jimmy Jerkens has been training since 1997, before which he served 20 years as an assistant to his father, Hall of Famer Allen Jerkens. During that span, neither Jerkens has run a horse at Hawthorne, which makes one suspect Effinex has come to Chicago ...
Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner Work All Week is getting a winter break at the Ocala, Fla.-area farm of owners-breeders Rich and Karen Papiese.
An eclectic field of 11 older horses will compete in Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup, the lone graded stakes still contested at Hawthorne’s fall-winter meeting.
November 24, 2014
Dom the Bomb will stay put at Hawthorne to take further advantage of his Illinois-bred status after cruising to the easiest of wins Saturday in the Sun Power Stakes for statebred 2-year-old colts and geldings.
The 2-year-old colt Dadtaughtmewell, making his first start on dirt, won a $25,000 maiden-claiming route race Friday by more than 20 lengths, and the race looked good to speed-figure makers as well as the naked eye, with Dadtaughtmewell’s romp earning ...
Between nine and 13 horses are expected to be entered Wednesday when the Grade 2, $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup is drawn. The Gold Cup, the lone graded stakes race at Hawthorne’s fall-winter meet, will be contested Saturday.
November 22, 2014
Dom the Bomb was bet down to 2-5 odds Saturday at Hawthorne in the $60,175 Sun Power Stakes, and the price was utterly realistic. Blasting away from his rivals at the top of the stretch after pressing the early pace, Dom the Bomb ran solo through the ...
November 15, 2014
Under a hard drive for nearly a quarter-mile from jockey Rafael Hernandez, Coalport finally shrugged off several challengers, edging clear of 21-1 shot Yankee Dealer to win the Buck's Boy Handicap at Hawthorne by a neck.
October 22, 2014
Recount, the Arlington-Washington Futurity winner in his most recent start, won’t race again until 2015, trainer Jim DiVito said last week.