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Contact: Mitch Demick (708) 222-4542
Hawthorne Cancels Sunday Program - December 21
Stickney, IL – Due to impending weather, Hawthorne Race Course will cancel live racing on Sunday, December 21. The track remains open for simulcasting both day and night.
Racing will resume on Friday, December 26 with a ten-race card; first post at 1:35 pm.
A Pick Six carryover of $227,137 will await horseplayers when the live program returns.
The Estate of Thomas Carey has owned and operated Hawthorne Race Course for 100 years, distinguishing it as the oldest continuously family-owned and operated race track in the nation. As the oldest sports venue in Illinois, Hawthorne Race Course has been an integral player in the legendary heritage of Chicago sports entertainment. Hawthorne Race Course began its Fall/Winter Thoroughbred meet on Friday, September 26, 2008 and will continue through January 11, 2009. Post time is 1:35 pm central time for all live racing. Dark days will be Mondays and Tuesdays. We are located at 3501 S. Laramie Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804. For more information on Hawthorne Race Course visit www.hawthorneracecourse.com or call 708-780-3700.
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