December 17, 2014
Dom the Bomb is an Illinois-bred 2-year-old, but the way he has dominated restricted competition while demonstrating somewhat surprising stamina has led his connections to consider placing the horse in more ambitious spots early next year.
December 13, 2014
Dom the Bomb is a fast horse with a speed-oriented pedigree. He led and won his career debut at 5 1/2 furlongs, led and finished third in a Keeneland sprint allowance race, and then pressed the pace and romped in the Sun Power, an Illinois-bred sprint ...
December 06, 2014
Last fall at Hawthorne, Luv Bandit, a two-turn horse for much of his career, finished second in the Milwaukee Avenue, a route race, but his connections tried the sprint approach this fall and were rewarded with a victory Saturday in the Lightning Jet ...
December 03, 2014
I Got It All has won 5 of 8 starts and was most recently seen scoring a sharp no-conditions allowance win at Keeneland, a performance that produced a 100 Beyer Speed Figure. He is one of 10 entrants in the Lightning Jet Handicap on Saturday at Hawthorne.
Chris Block said Mister Marti Gras will now get a little break at his family’s farm in Ocala, Fla., but Mister Marti Gras could see action at Gulfstream Park, on turf or on dirt, sometime this winter.
La Tia, the Illinois-bred who won last weeknd's Grade 1 Matriarch at Del Mar, will be considered for the Grade 3, $150,000 Marshua’s River on Jan. 10 at Gulfstream Park.
November 29, 2014
On paper, there were four Hawthorne Gold Cup pace players, but when the gates sprang open, only one of them showed up. Red Rifle made a clear lead on a racing surface promoting inside front-runners throughout Saturday’s card and never looked back, ...
November 27, 2014
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.