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Hawthorne Derby


What the Nation is saying about the Hawthorne Derby...

Lukes Alley and Charming Kitten
Greetings one and all! It’s been a while since my last blog (think all the way back to the Hawthorne Gold Cup) and I really need to play catch up. So here we go… what’s been happening at Hawthorne, in Chicago, or with me over the last six weeks or so? I think I’ll go in chronological order here.Read More
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  • AndyScoggin · LIfe on the road with the Dark Horse, that's an experience that I must have some time. · 514 days ago ·
  • Floridaf · Sounds like a busy 6 weeks. And I definitely live in the wrong part of the country. If being so close to Florida wasn't so convenient, I'd have to considering moving north. · 501 days ago ·
Two Months Rent Prevails for his first Graded Stakes Win. Read More
Ahh, the signs of autumn! The cool, crisp air, football season, and sending the kids back to school are a few signals that we’re making the swing into fall. What I’m looking forward to most is the fall meet at Hawthorne! There is always spectacular racing on the south-side oval, and this year promis...Read More
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  • Capper · Chris, you're articles lead me to follow Hawthorne more last year than any other. I'm ready for it to get going again this year & keep up the great Windy City coverage! · 568 days ago ·
  • AndyScoggin · I have got to add the Chicago tracks to my list of tracks attended! Some how. · 568 days ago ·
Now I know that the list of race tracks I had visited in my life consisted of two (Arlington and Canterbury) until very recently. I have to say though; I wish I would have discovered Hawthorne a lot sooner! And even to the last race of this fall meet, the track continued to put together great cards ...Read More
On a day where speed was holding, Willcox Inn ($4.20) stormed from near the back of the pack to easily win by 4 ½ lengths in the Hawthorne Derby. Read More
  • zatt · Willcox Inn was very impressive today ... loved how the ownership team started a "Breeders' Cup" chant after the race. Good luck to Jim Miller this Thursday ... he's going to need it! · 921 days ago ·
  • Winplacsho · Willcox Inn ran huge! I should have hit you guys up for some picks....I was playing in a handicapping contest up in Omaha, NE at Horsemen's Park. Adulare killed me! Are you going to be on the in house TV feed or on the website with Jim Miller? · 920 days ago ·
The 47th running of the Grade 3, TVG Hawthorne Derby brought together some of the best 3-year-old turf runners in the country. Contested at a mile and an eighth over a firm turf course, this final Illinois graded stakes race of 2011 boasted a strong field of 10, headed by the talented Willcox Inn.&n...Read More
Saturday’s 8th race at Hawthorne is the 47th edition of the Grade 3 Hawthorne Derby. This race features Willcox Inn coming off of a good run at the Mid-America triple earlier this summer. Now he faces nine other foes in this 9-furlong turf route. I personally am very impressed with the race the Hawt...Read More
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  • jasen.mangrum · I like Crimson China, but I worried about the slow pace (I love that picture). Hopefully the blinkers will put him into the race a little earlier. · 923 days ago ·
  • gabriel · I hate hawthorne because YOU always WIN!!! · 921 days ago ·
Big racing weekends are commonplace for TVG, America’s horseracing network, and the one upcoming is no exception.On Sunday, TVG will present live, on-site coverage from Toronto in the form of Woodbine’s three major Breeders’ Cup Challenge races – the Pattison Canadian International, the E.P. Taylor ...Read More
The 47th running of the Grade 3 $200,000 TVG Hawthorne Derby anchors the strong Saturday card. There were 33 nominations for the race. The connections of 10 chose to run. The race, for three-year-olds, is at a mile and an eighth over Hawthorne’s turf course. This will be the first time over the loca...Read More
Today, making friends at the races has never been so easy. A new community of passionate horse lovers, racefans, and handicappers is coming together through the explosive nature of social media. On Facebook alone, I have made so many wonderful friends who share my passion. With horse racing as the i...Read More
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  • sjuwill · I have those same uncles......couldnt agree more Brian, being at the racetrack with so many knowledgable people is just a joy, and i so am looking forward to the Breeders Cup to see you and all these wonderful people together...i have been practicing drinking my Makers Mark Brian so im good to go...see you there · 929 days ago ·
  • BrianZipse · Everyone that has responded is a friend ... how do you like that :) And for the couple of you that I have not met in person yet ... soon! Mike, why were yo so quiet the night of that picture??? Bill, I can do one Makers, after that things get a little hazy ;-) · 929 days ago ·
Breathless Storm, the Kiaran McLaughlin-trained winner of the Jersey Derby on Haskell Day, will head to Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday, October 15 for the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (G3), assistant trainer Andrew St. Lawrence said.   The 3-year-old son of Storm Cat who won a pair of races this...Read More
Once again, the balmy green of an Indian summer Saturday at Hawthorne Race Course proved most hospitable to a visitor from the east.Favored Yankee Fourtune — unbeaten in three turf starts at Saratoga and Belmont this summer — broke well and never looked back en route to a 2 1/4-lengths victory in th...Read More
Dean's Kitten, owned by Ken and Sarah Ramsey, has been installed as the lukewarm 7-2 morning line favorite in the $150,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT). Eight 3-year-olds were entered in the 1 1/8-mile turf event. Dean’s Kitten is one of three in the Hawthorne Derby that chased Paddy O'Prado in their ...Read More
No Inflation carries top weight of 122 pounds in the Grade 3, $200,000 Hawthorne Derby on turf Saturday. On paper, he also is the 800-pound gorilla among 10 entered in the race.Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details10/05/13Haw51 1/8 mT03 MHawthorne Derby-G3Kid DreamsCharming Kitten Five Iron2:01.49
View Details10/13/12Haw81 1/8 mT03 MHawthorne Derby-G3Two Months RentFilm ShotLea1:52.58
View Details10/15/11Haw81 1/8 mT03 MHawthorne Derby-G3Willcox InnSuntracerFriendly Banter1:48.97
View Details10/09/10Haw81 1/8 mT03 MHawthorne Derby-G3Yankee FourtuneMister Marti GrasAsphalt1:46.26
View Details10/10/09Haw71 1/8 mT03 MHawthorne Derby-G3Proceed BeeSir AlQuite A Handful1:57.00