Ten Late Nominees to Illinois Derby

Ten additional 3-year-olds were nominated to the $500,000 Illinois Derby (gr. II) before late nominations for the April 3 race at Hawthorne closed Friday, March 19.

Included among the late nominees is Eddington, third-place finisher as the favorite in his stakes debut in Saturday's Gotham Stakes (gr. III), which was won by Saratoga County.

The late nominees and their respective trainers are:
Chaseur, Tom Amoss
Chrome Soldier, Terrel Gore
Dancefortyniner, Eddie Cole
Eddington, Mark Hennig
Hosco, Doug O'Neil
O.K. Mikie, Jerry McArthur
Pure American, Grant Forster
Silent Gold, Doug O'Neil
Song Of The Sword, Jennifer Pedersen
White Mountain Boy, Phil Schoenthal