For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Miller (708) 780-3700
Streamline and Cammack Game in Victory in
Turf Stakes at Hawthorne
STICKNEY, IL – State-bred turf runners were featured on
Saturday at Hawthorne with a pair of stakes returning to the schedule. A field of eight was featured in the Illini
Princess Handicap for fillies and mares while nine males were sent postward in the Buck’s Boy Handicap.
start of the Illini Princess, nobody seemed to want the lead as Lovely Loyree inherited the front end for jockey Victor Santiago
through the slow opening quarter over the firm turf course in 25:59. Tracked by longshot Cowgirl Callie and
Streamline, Lovely Loyree passed the half in a leisurely :52.14 and three quarters in 1:16.58. Turning into the stretch, the running began
as Santiago got after Lovely Loyree, briefly opening
up a length advantage. Jockey Edgar Perez got to work on Streamline, splitting
horses and moving to challenge the leader while Prado’s Sweet Ride began to
close as well. A long stretch battle
went to the wire as Streamline prevailed by a head over Lovely Loyree, with Prado’s Sweet Ride just another neck back in
third. The final time for the 1 1/16
miles was 1:46.01.
the $32,400 winner’s share, graded stakes winner Streamline moved her career
earnings to $906,779. Streamline is owned by Nancy Vanier, and Cartwright
Thoroughbreds V, LLC and trained by Brian Williamson.
Buck’s Boy Handicap was a competitive field of nine as Senor Blanco was
scratched this morning. Blue Sky Kowboy was sent away as the lukewarm choice for trainer
Michele Boyce and jockey Julip Felix.
away quickly from the gate was Goneghost and jockey
Chris Emigh in the first turf try of Goneghost’s career as he passed the opening quarter in :25.04 while track by longshot In the Chamber. On the backside, In the Chamber ranged up
alongside Goneghost as the duo hit the half together in :50.51. The pair
quickened in the turn, covering three quarters in 1:13.61 as both Memory Bank
and Cammack began to pick up the chase. In the lane, Goneghost
put away In the Chamber and opened up a five length advantage while Cammack swung to the center of the course for jockey Jose
Lopez and was full of run. Nearing the
wire, Goneghost gave way as Cammack
ran by, followed closely by Memory Bank.
At the finish, Cammack won by a half-length
over Memory Bank while Goneghost held on to finish a
game third. The final time for the 1
1/16 miles over the firm turf was 1:44.11.
Team Block of David Block and trained by his son Chris, Cammack
earned $32,850 for the victory, bringing his career earnings to $440,313
Hawthorne Race Course, Chicago’s Hometown Track, continues through
December 29. For more information, visit
contact Hawthorne at 708-780-3700.