Scuba Wins Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap at Hawthorne
Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero, Illinois hosted the $150,000 G3 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap on Saturday, November 25. Horses three years old and upward raced 1 14/ miles on Hawthorne's dirt track. Brendan Walsh trained, slight 2-1 second betting choice Scuba snapped a bit of a funk and prevailed thanks to a perfect stalking trip under jockey Alonso Quinonez. 5-2 third choice Futile finished a half-length back in second in the field of eight while 16-1 shot Side Pocket, who made a bid, held for third. 2-1 favorite Eagle came a disappointing fourth while Volgograd, Hay Dakota, Empirestrikesagain, and Van Damme completed the order of finish.
2017 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (8-2) Paid: $26.60
- $1 Trifecta (8-2-3) Paid: $105.10
- $1 Superfecta (8-2-3-5) Paid: $273.60
- $2 Daily Double (8/8) Paid: $56.20
- $1 Pick 3 (8/8/8) Paid: $239.50