Archive for October 2012

On the Eve of Hawthorne Showvivor (Fall)

The following is taken from the February 22nd post “On the Eve of Hawthorne Showvivor”, and is replicated below. New dates are added, old ones . There’s a new round of Hawthorne Showvivor. The Author will be participating in the contest, and as a bonus to you ChicagoNow readers, I’ll divulge each day I am... Read more »

Hawthorne Gold Cup Day Recap

STICKNEY/CICERO– The opening weekend of Hawthorne’s Fall meet featured three stakes, with two turf stakes featuring logical winners surrounding a longshot in the G2 Hawthorne Gold Cup.  Here’s a recap of all three stakes. Indian Maid Stakes: ROMACACA Dominates In the $100,000 Indian Maid Stakes, eight turf females saw the starter. Morning line favorite ROMACACA... Read more »

Hawthorne Gold Cup Day Preview

“I’ve got this thing and it’s <redacted> golden”   –Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich He was talking about a senate seat and he is now serving time in a federal prison, but Hawthorne Race Course can say that quote this week and not sound corny. The first week in October features a staple of the Fall... Read more »