Yankee Fourtune Wins Hawthorne Derby

chicagotribune.com
October 10, 2010 07:38am

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 the Grade III Hawthorne Derby.


The victory was the second major score in as many weeks from the traveling barn of trainer Kiaran McLaughlin at the west suburban oval. The New York-based saddler captured the Grade II Hawthorne Gold Cup eight days ago with Redding Colliery, also in wire-to-wire style.

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