The Illinois Racing Board will be open at Hawthorne for licensing on Tuesday, December 7, 14, 21 and 28th., then on Wednesday, the 29th and Thursday, the 30th. They will be open the following week, Tuesday, Jan. 4th, Wednesday, Jan. 5th and Thursday, Jan. 6th from 9a to 3p. Friday, January 7th is opening night and they will go back to their traditional nighttime hours.
Carl Becker has passed away. Click here for more. http://ustrottingnews.com/announcer-breeder-auctioneer-carl-becker-dies/
Dorris Simpson has passed away. Click here for more. http://ustrottingnews.com/dorris-d-simpson-89-dies/
Long time harness owner Jim Jesk has passed away. Click here for more. http://ustrottingnews.com/james-jesk-jr-89-dies/
Sam Widger recorded win #7,000. Click here to read more. Widger records 7,000 career driving wins – U.S. Trotting News (ustrottingnews.com)
Recently the IHHA sent out a text survey, asking for your thoughts and opinions on Illinois racing. The results of the survey can be found by clicking here. Survey results Thanks to everyone who participated.