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It's time to support the home team. As always, I had the the pleasure of frequenting the two racetracks closest to my home in Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course plenty this year. Very different tracks in most ways, Arlington has always been one of my favorites, but Hawthorne does offer the adv...Read More
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  • christopher.duganberry · I think that's awesome that Illinois has their own end-of-the-year horse racing awards. makes it more worthwhile for the industry and the participants. · 446 days ago ·
  • dave.zenner · Had a very similar ballot to yours. Same categories gave me similar issues. · 446 days ago ·
On Saturday, Third Chance wrapped up her gifted history at the local oval with a victory by almost seven lengths, and that led to the ice cream celebration that had been publicly promised to the racing fans on hand by the acknowledged dean of Chicago newscasters.Read More
On this hot (well, hot to me) and sunny day in Chicago the best of Illinois-bred runners were featured in a sextet of $125,000 stakes races. The day started off with quite the downpour (so much that the first race was delayed) but the sun came out and provided the expected picturesque setting at Arl...Read More
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  • cpsoren121 · Thanks Shadowfax! It was a bit hot for my Minnesotan blood for sure, but a very fun day none the less. Third Chance was quite impressive! · 667 days ago ·
  • cardsbymarcy · Great recap Dark Horse! I must say I have never been closer to Illinois racing and I am finding it to be a wonderful experience. · 665 days ago ·
On what turned out to be a sunny day after all, the sealed track was cut open prior to racing, the track was fast, and the best thoroughbreds Illinois has to offer were on display on Champions Day at Hawthorne Race Course. Highlighting the day were three stakes wins for jockey Francisco Torres (addi...Read More
As we near the end of the Hawthorne spring meet, you didn’t think it would just go quietly did you? Heck no! Intermixed throughout Saturday’s great card are 6 $125,000 stakes races featuring the best of the best of Illinois-bred runners. Now in the spirit of NFL draft weekend, let’s take a look at t...Read More
  • AndyScoggin · I like the NFL analogy. I am pretty sure that you Chicagoans like your pro football, too! · 720 days ago ·
  • travel_vic · Poly messed this place up, Arlington that is.....Still have geat turf racing · 719 days ago ·
She's a beauty!
Daniel Sullivan, president of The Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced Feb. 13 that Giant Oak had been named the state’s 2011 Horse of the Year and champion older handicap male. Giant Oak, owned by Virginia H. Tarra Trust, is a homebred son of Giant’s CausewayRead More
OK Mr. Zipse, you’re on. My ballot came in the mail today and now I’m ready to reveal MY choices for 2011 Illinois champions. Oh, and don’t cry Brian when you see that all of my choices are the right ones.Read More
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  • cardsbymarcy · Chicago Dark Horse...Chris Sorenson...Marcy Leonard....I like that !! · 823 days ago ·
  • christysontheweb · So, I'm alot late to the party I know....but...WOW coolest blog illustration I've ever seen!!! Great job @Marcy Leonard ! :) CDH...KOABD!!! Another great blog ofcourse...If I had a vote for CHOTY I'd have gone Giant Oak too. So well travelled...raced against the best on all diff types of surfaces...no question the best in The Donn...and I will miss him on the track! · 817 days ago ·
My name is Brian Zipse, and I support Illinois racing. There I said it, and you know what? I’m proud of it. While I didn’t make it down to Fairmount Park this year (it’s nearly a five-hour drive,) I did have the pleasure of frequenting two fine and very different racetracks in Arlington Park and Haw...Read More
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  • rholdorf · zipse you da man. i got juiced with you, aj richardson and the hauger in chicago back in the early 90's. i love horse racing · 818 days ago ·
  • BrianZipse · AJ and Haug Man? Wow, that's a blast from the past ... who is this? · 817 days ago ·
Won three in a row now the favorite in a 125k IL stake on 10/22 at Hawthorne. Big favorite and will win.
Illinois champions Dundalk Dust and River Bear are prominent among the 56 horses who passed the entry box Wednesday for the six $100,000-added stakes races that comprise the 12th annual Prairie State Festival to be held Saturday, June 25, at Arlington Park.         ...Read More
She’s a half-sister to a stakes placed runner and her second dam Lemi Go was a multiple graded stakes winner.
With champion Awesome Feather (Awesome of Course) sidelined by a tendon issue, DANCINGINHERDREAMS (Tapit) and R HEAT LIGHTNING (Trippi) are the leading three-year-old fillies in training in South Florida, and the two runners will open 2011 against each other in Sunday's $200,000 Forward Gal S. (G2) ...Read More
In horse racing as in life, sometimes the best stories are not necessarily about winning. A heartwarming story continued to unfold this past weekend at Arlington Park. It's the story of Third Chance, a 2-year-old filly who has kept a longtime owner and a local Chicago celebrity from ...Read More
Mark Dedomenico’s Wonderlandbynight survived a claim of foul by the jockey of runner-up Jordy Y to win the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie by 2 ½ lengths on Saturday.  The daughter of Sky Mesa was bred by her trainer Mike Reavis.  With E. T. Baird in the irons, she covered ...Read More
Today I will be rubbing shoulders with the beautiful people at Arlington Park. Or maybe that should be, I will be rubbing shoulders with people at beautiful Arlington Park. Either way, that’s where I’ll be. It’s Arlington-Washington Day at my home track, and the Futurity and the Lassie offer the bes...Read More
Two-year-olds of both sexes take the spotlight Saturday at Arlington Park with the 76th edition of the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity and the 76th edition of the the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie sharing top billing on the nine-race card.  Each of these promi...Read More

Third Chance - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details09/22/12Third Chance1stAP56 fSAddison Cammack Stakes 3+ MThird ChanceSir ApplesolutelyHoodwinked1:10.23
View Details08/26/12Third Chance1stAP45 fSAlwOC 3+ FThird ChanceKip BerriesLady Chesterfield0:57.29
View Details06/16/12Third Chance1stAP66 fSIsaac Murphy Hcp. 3+ FThird ChanceAlgonquin PosseOur Lady In Red1:10.92
View Details04/28/12Third Chance1stHaw76 fDGovernor's Lady Handicap 4+ F (S)Third ChanceMissjeanlouiseCityrap1:11.03
View Details12/24/11Third Chance6thGP65 fTAllow 3+ FHoliday for KittenIndulgenceMiss Maggie Girl0:55.46
View DetailsView Video12/10/11Third Chance6thGP106 fDSugar Swirl-G3 3+ FPomeroys PistolPica SlewStrike the Moon1:09.35
View Details10/22/11Third Chance1stHaw86 fDPowerless Hcp. 3+ FThird ChanceWild HopeKathleen L1:10.80
View Details09/15/11Third Chance1stAP56 fSAlwOC 3+ FThird ChanceWild HopeRose Mountain1:11.50
View Details07/31/11Third Chance1stAP95 1/2 fSAlwOC 3+ FThird ChanceDr. Diamonds PrizeSpanish Ambassador1:04.83
View Details07/08/11Third Chance1stAP16 1/2 fSAllow 3+ FThird ChanceItzacoldcaseOur Girl Magic1:18.98
View Details06/25/11Third Chance3rdAP61 mileSPurple Violet  3 F (S)Our Lady In RedCityrapThird Chance1:39.47
View Details04/09/11Third Chance6thWO86 fSStar Shoot 3 FPortsideNina FeverMiss Inclined1:10.09
View Details03/12/11Third Chance4thTam101 40yDSuncoast 3 FWyomiaDevilish LadyHer Smile1:39.93
View DetailsView Video01/30/11Third Chance5thGP87 fDForward Gal-G2 3 FPomeroys PistolDancinginherdreamsEvil Queen1:22.89
View Details10/30/10Third Chance1stHaw46 fDShowtime Deb 2 F (S)Third ChanceJoyce MarieSam's Philly1:10.44
View DetailsView Video10/09/10Third Chance2ndKee46 fSAllow 2 FHoney ChileThird ChanceHula1:08.88
View Details09/11/10Third Chance3rdAP81 mileSArlington-Washington Lassie-G3 2 FWonderlandbynightJordy YThird Chance1:36.65