Archive for December 2019

Mind Your Own Biz wires the Jim Edgar Illinois Juvenile

STICKNEY, IL — Illinois two-year-olds got a second chance for stakes success December 21 at Hawthorne, with the Jim Edgar Illinois Juvenile Stakes.  The talking horse leading into the race was Mind Your Own Biz, a gate-to-wire winner at Hawthorne last month, and he ran to the expectations once again. Though Mind Your Own Biz... Read more »

2019 Jim Edgar Illinois Juvenile Stakes Preview

Surprise!  The Pat Whitworth wasn’t the end of the stakes season at Hawthorne, after all! Though the two-turn Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity did not fill up and was not run, Illinois-registered two-year-olds are getting another chance to race in stakes company.  Hawthorne added a $50,000 sprint stakes, opened to Illinois-registered two-year-olds of any sex, going... Read more »

Cowgirl Kimmie Carries Carlos Ulloa, Fernando Bahena To First Career Stakes Wins in the Pat Whitworth

Cowgirl Kimmie Carries Carlos Ulloa, Fernando Bahena To First Career Stakes Wins in the Pat Whitworth
STICKNEY, IL — Illinois-registered two-year-old fillies took the spotlight in the Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante Friday afternoon at Hawthorne.  Cowgirl Kimmie led every step of the way, propelling both her trainer Fernando Bahena and her jockey Carlos Ulloa to the first stakes victories of their career. Despite being lightly bumped by Summer Day, who broke... Read more »
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2019 Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante Preview

The Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante was instilled in 1983 as the Illinois’ Breeders’ Debutante, has carried the name of the name of longtime Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation (ITBOF) board member Pat Whitworth (1936-2011) since 2003. Looking back across the history of the Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante, a trio of winners have gone on to... Read more »