Hawthorne Updates

The Illinois Racing Board’s office will be open at Hawthorne for licensing on February 5th, 6th, 10th, 13th and 14th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Qualifying races for the upcoming racing meet will be held Wednesday, February 5th and Monday February 10th.  Post time will be 11:30 a.m.  Online entry is currently available.

Night Of Champions nominations for ICF 3 year olds are due (Saturday) February15th. The official postmark must be no later than Feb. 18th as Feb. 17th is a holiday. Nomination forms are available at www.hawthorneracecourse.com

Illinois Breeding Information Updated

A list of the currently registered 2020 Illinois stallions is available on the Illinois Dept. Of Agriculture website. Click below for that list as well as other updates.

https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Animals/HorseRacing/Pages/Standardbred-Horse-Racing.aspx

 

Karen Hering Passes Away

Click below for complete obituary.

Karen Hering obit

2020 Season, Just Six Weeks Away

From Hawthorne: A reminder for horsemen, stall apps for the 2020 harness meet are on the Hawthorne website in the Horsemen section. They are due Jan. 15.  Backside opens February 1st.

Qualifiers will be held Wednesday, February 5th and Monday February 10th.  Post time will be 11:30 a.m.  Online entry is currently available.

Beginning January 13th, the race office will be open Monday – Friday mornings at 9:00 a.m.

A current EHV certificate must be on file with the race office PRIOR to entry.