Today was the fourth of five stakes days during the fall meet at Hawthorne. On paper the two stakes races at Hawthorne for the older sprinters, the Lightning Jet Handicap and the Powerless Handicap, both looked contentious and competitive. On the track, things worked out the same way. Both races ended up with tight finishes, and several longshots far outran their odds.
Head on over to Picks and Ponderings, catch up on the races, and see what the connections had to say!