Keyword: Larry Sterling Jr.

  • Sebastian County holds off Poni Colada to take the Northern Spur.

    Sebastian County Captures Northern Spur

    Sebastian County, a clear leader a furlong from home, held off Poni Colada by a head to win the $75,000 Northern Spur for 3-year-olds on the Arkansas Derby (gr. II) program at Oaklawn Park April 12.

  • Sterling, Janks Highlight Prairie State Festival

    Jockey Larry Sterling Jr. scored a double in the seventh annual Prairie State Festival, Arlington Park's six-race showcase for Illinois-bred Thoroughbreds. Both of the the veteran local rider's victories came on horses he was not originally slated to ride.

  • Jockey Mena Taken to Hospital After Arlington Fall

    Jockey Miguel Mena, who was thrown from his mount Sheer One when they clipped heels with another horse during Arlington Park's ninth race, was taken directly to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights for evaluation.

  • $750 ,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup Highlights Start of Hawthorne Fall Meet

    Entries were drawn Thursday for the opening day of Hawthorne's fall Thoroughbred meet, scheduled to get underway Friday, Sept. 24. The 10-race card begins a three-day weekend of racing before the track falls into its normal, five-day Wednesday through Sunday schedule.

  • Jockey Zoe Cadman Retires

    Jockey Zoe Cadman, a past riding champion at Hawthorne Race Course in Illinois, has retired.

  • Cilio Hits Double in Prairie State Festival

    For the second time in three years, trainer Gene Cilio was the standout of the Prairie State Festival, saddling two winners in the six-race extravaganza for Illinois-registered horses.

  • Maiden Julie's Prize Takes Hawthorne Debutante

    Richard Otto Stables' maiden Julie's Prize made a five-wide move into the stretch and surged to a four-length victory over Invader in Saturday's $100,000 Illinois Breeders Debutante at Hawthorne.

  • Maiden Julie's Prize Takes Hawthorne Debutante

    Richard Otto Stables' maiden Julie's Prize made a five-wide move into the stretch and surged to a four-length victory over Invader in Saturday's $100,000 Illinois Breeders Debutante at Hawthorne.