HAWTHORNE, Stickney, IL
|1||Two Months Rent||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$120,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Purim - Sharp Tradition, Sharpen Up (GB)
Sire: Purim, Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 9 wins, $928,543. Lifetime: 71 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: Sharpen Up (GB), Chestnut, 1969.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($17,000).
Keeneland Association January 2010 Horses of All Ages Sale, $4,000.
|2||Film Shot||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A+||$40,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Distorted Humor - Film Maker, Dynaformer
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
|3||Lea||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B+||$20,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | First Samurai - Greenery, Galileo (IRE)
Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Galileo (IRE), Bay, 1998.
|1||Two Months Rent||Jesus Lopez Castanon||James J. Toner|
|2||Film Shot||Leandro R. Goncalves||William I. Mott|
|3||Lea||Rosie Napravnik||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|4||Control Tower||Miguel Mena||Wayne M. Catalano|
|5||North of Never||Eduardo E. Perez||Anthony J. Granitz|
|6||Finale||Christopher P. DeCarlo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|7||Francois||Christopher A. Emigh||Charles L. Bettis|
|8||Aldous Snow||Alex O. Solis||Malcolm Pierce|
|9||Quick Wit||Francisco C. Torres||Dale L. Romans|
|10||All Stormy||Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.||Greg Geier|
|11||Pleasant Closing||Constantino Roman||Murray Duncan|
|12||All Squared Away||Corey S. Nakatani||Peter Miller|
A pocket trip worked to perfection for Tale of a Champion and jockey Joe Talamo when they outfought favored All Squared Away in deep stretch to post a 10-1 upset in the Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) June 8.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Slim Shadey returns to his favorite distance of 10 furlongs as the 122-pound highweight in the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf June 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Bright Thought, making his graded stakes debut, pulled away in the stretch to capture the $150,750 San Luis Rey (gr. IIT) in course record time on the turf March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Optimizer hopped at the break of the $150,000 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) but drew clear in the end, earning his second straight victory over the turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Gary Stevens and Slim Shadey came up big right from the gate, leading the San Marcos field from flag fall to wire to score at Santa Anita Park Feb. 9.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Seeking redemption from a lackluster dirt effort last time out, Dominus returns to the lawn in the $150,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's homebred Lea didn't disappoint as the favorite in the Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) Nov. 17 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, November 17, 2012
King David has a chance to prove his Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) upset was no fluke when he joins an overflow field of 16 starters for the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) Nov. 17 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 15, 2012
In a driving rainstorm at Hawthorne Oct. 13, Two Months Rent emerged from the pack at mid-stretch to chase down Film Shot in the final yards for a neck victory at 20-1 odds in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT).Saturday, October 13, 2012
Pete likes a sharp local horse to get the riches.Friday, October 12, 2012
Trainer Dale Romans looks to improve upon the considerable success he has already enjoyed in turf races this season when he sends out Quick Wit in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) Oct. 13 at Hawthorne Race CourseWednesday, October 10, 2012
Hawthorne Race Course will waste little time getting to its top races when the 62-day fall meet, highlighted by the Oct. 6 $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II), begins Oct. 5.Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Bluegrass Hall's homebred Optimizer continued his climb through conditions on the turf with a powerful 4 1/4-length win in the $200,625 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park Sept. 22, earning his first graded stakes score.Saturday, September 22, 2012
American Derby winner Cozzetti seeks a return to winning ways in the $200,000 Kent Stakes at Delaware Park Sept. 22, but plenty of new rivals including Lucky Chappy, Miami Cat, and Optimizer are ready to take him on.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Michael J. Bruder's Quick Wit returns to the grass in the Sept. 2 Saranac Stakes after winning an off-the-turf running of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes, but Lucky Chappy is the 2-1 morning line favorite.Thursday, August 30, 2012
Quick Wit, who won the off-the-turf running of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (gr. II) at Saratoga Aug. 10, remains an outside possibility for the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Trainer Dale Romans will saddle three in the Aug. 18 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington Park, including streaking turf runner Silver Max.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
A standing room only audience gathered for the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Considering his last attempt over a sloppy track, Quick Wit was far from a lock to win an off-the-turf edition of the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes, but the 10-1 shot prevailed Aug. 10 at Saratoga.Friday, August 10, 2012
Trainer Steve Asmussen has switched gears with Daddy Nose Best, attempting to take the colt from Triple Crown contender to quality turf runner in the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of FameTuesday, August 07, 2012
Fillies accounted for two-thirds of the 2012 Canadian Triple Crown when the late-running Irish Mission outfought Aldous Snow to capture the $506,739 Breeders' Stakes by a half-length on the Woodbine turf Aug. 5.Sunday, August 05, 2012