The IHHA Board of Directors has decided to pay for programs for Hawthorne and offer them for free to our fans during the month of May. They will be found through this website as well as our Facebook page and Twitter. If successful, we will continue it. Click the link to start. Good Luck! Hawthorne Friday 5-7
The Illinois Racing Board has adopted new medication rules that are currently in effect. (Read more for a copy of the actual rule)IRB Rule Section 603.60 It will be the first racing season for us that they will be in play. The changes are specific to Flunixin (Banamine), Ketoprofen and Phenylbutazone (Bute). According to ARCI, the suggested withdrawal guidelines are now 48 hours. Those are only suggested however and you are encouraged to talk to your veterinarian about the correct treatment for your horse.