Stats Don’t Always Tell the Whole Story

By Mike Paradise While it may be true that statistics don’t lie, it’s also accurate that sometimes they can be a bit misleading. All harness racing tracks list in their program and/or their web-site the winning percentage of favorites at a meeting. Interestingly, that figure has gone upward on the Chicago circuit since the end […]

Balmoral’s First Super Night Was a Winner

By Mike Paradise When Illinois harness racing was given the boot after the 1997 season at Sportsman’s Park, all of its major stake events, including Super Night, were shifted over to Balmoral Park for 1998. Many of us wondered how well the far south suburban facility would do with the Super Night baton in its […]

Hawthorne Announces Spring-Summer Series

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Springfield Previews Are Scheduled

The Spring Previews for ICF horses have been scheduled.  They will be: Saturday, April 21, 11:00 am, ICF three year olds and up. Saturday, June 9th, 11:00 am, ICF two year olds. (It’s possible some three year old races may be added)  Qualifiers will be run on both dates.  Entry fee will be $50 for all […]

Hawthorne Summer Stall Apps Available

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