Announcers: Peter Galassi, Jim Miller, Emily Gullikson
Racecourse Location: Hawthorne Racecourse, Cicero/Stickney, IL
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on Horse Racing’. This Afternoon, it is Hawthorne Racecourse’s Pick 3 featuring The Third Chance Stakes.
The featured race is a battle involving fillies and mares, between 3-year-olds and upward. These horses are Illinois bred and raised. It has a $75K purse. And it is the first of two stakes to be held for the Thoroughbred Spring/Summer Meet in Cicero/Stickney’s Racecourse.
Here are the other races in this Pick 3:
Race 5, 8 furlongs, Turf, 10 Horses, $33K:
The first race is a battle of colts and geldings. There are a couple of scratches in this race. #2 Notary & #9 Blazen Road are the scratches. The favorite of this race is #7 Dowagiac Chief (Morning Line: 3-1). While the two long shots of this race are #3 Kennesaw and #8 Grey Streak (Both 20-1).
20 MTP: DC opens up as the favorite at 3-5.
15 MTP: Kennesaw is a 59-1 long shot.
10 MTP: DC is an even-odd favorite.
5 MTP: #1 Ian Glass is at his morning line at 5-1.
2 MTP: DC is the favorite at 3-2. While Kennesaw is a 32-1 long shot.
Post: #6 is off to an early start.
1/4 MI: 1-6-3-7
1/2 MI: 1-6-3-10
3/4 MI: 1-6-8-7
Grey Streak wins this race at 45-1. He will earn wagers $93.60. $1 Exacta (8-5) paying out $314.00. $0.50 Trifecta (8-5-4) paying out $610.95. $0.20 Superfecta (8-5-4-1) paying out $967.78.
Race 6, 6 furlongs, Dirt, 11 Horses, $10.5K:
For the middle race, it is another battle of 3-years-and older. #10 Normandy Angel is a scratch in this race. While the long shot of this race is #2 One Ace (30-1). And the favorite of this race is #5 Stan the Cameraman (3-1).
20 MTP: Santino's Fantasy opens up as the favorite at 2-1
15 MTP: #4 Breakfast in Bed is a 36-1 long shot.
10 MTP: #11 Procharger is at his morning line of 8-1.
5 MTP: #3 Lightning Crashes is down to 3-1.
2 MTP: SF is the favorite at 3-1. While #1 C F V NobodyCares is a 34-1 long shot.
Race 7 (Third Chance Stakes), 6 furlongs, Dirt, 9 Horses, $75K:
In the finale of this pick 3, it is the Third Chance Stakes. Once again it is a battle consisting of Illinois fillies and mares. #5 Oeuvre is the favorite at 7-5 odds. While #7 Cowgirl Frankie is a 30-1 long shot. #3 Purr Sea is a scratch.
20 MTP: #9 Rainy Mountain is a scratch.
15 MTP: #6 Way Too Smarte is a 44-1 long shot.
10 MTP: #5 Oeuvre is the only horse with single-digit odds.
5 MTP: #8 Cat Attack is the closest to Oeuvre at 16-1.
2 MTP: Oeuvre is the 1-9 favorite. While WTS is a 52-1 long shot.
Post: #4 is off to an early lead.
1/5 MI: 8-4-5-1
2/5 MI: 8-5-4-1
1/2 MI: 5-8-4-1
Oeuvre is the winner of the 2023 Third Chance Stakes at 1-9. She will earn her wagers $2.20. #2 Ronan placed earning her wagers $8.40. $1 Exacta (5-2) paying out $10.60. $0.50 Trifecta (5-2-1) paying out $13.90. $0.20 Superfecta (5-2-1-7) paying out $41.76. Pick 3 (8/7/5,9) paying out $75.25.
Oeuvre dominated her way to win the 2023 Third Chance Stakes. She will be joined Grey Streak and Santino Fantasy, for the payout of $75.25.
Grey Streak was the big upset. As he won his race at 45-1.
Hawthorne Racecourse will have another stakes race, Next Sunday. As the 2023 Robert S. Molaro Stakes will be the featured race, Next Sunday.
This is Paul Shishkoff, Junior. This has been 'Live-Blogging Shish on Horse Racing'. Thanks for visiting this post.
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