With the start of construction underway, the Illinois Racing Board licensing office has been relocated to the Laramie entrance on the far west end of the building. That office will be open at Hawthorne for licensing on February 5th, 6th, 10th, 13th and 14th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Also, Very important to remember that entries for horses that do not have a EHV-1 certificate on file with the race office will be refused. This includes qualifiers. For the first qualifier this Wednesday, Feb. 5th, they must be in the race office by Tuesday, the 4th at 9 a.m. Also of note, the track will be open for training from sunrise to 1 p.m. The track will then re-open prior to the races on live racing nights for warm-ups.