Hawthorne Race Course (10/4/13)
Contact: Jim Miller, 708-780-3700
John Walsh, 708-606-5929
EMIGH AND GEROUX UNINJURED AFTER SPILL
Chris Emigh and Florent Geroux escaped serious injury when their mounts, Dreams Die First and Tripping, respectively, went down in Hawthorne Race Courseís eighth race on Friday evening. Both jockeys said they were OK to ride though neither had a mount in the nitecap on Friday.
In addition, both horses appeared to be OK and left the track under their own power.
Live racing returns to Hawthorne on Friday, October 4 and concludes Sunday, December 29. Live racing will be conducted every Wednesday-Sunday. First post Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday is 2:10 pm. On Fridays through November 29, first post will be 3:10 pm. Saturday, October 5 is a special night racing card with a 5:00 pm first post. Beginning December 4, first post will be 1:20 pm daily. Hawthorne Race Course is located in Stickney IL at 3501 S. Laramie Ave. For information on live racing or groups at Hawthorne Race Course, contact Hawthorne at 708-780-3700 or visit Hawthorne online at www.hawthorneracecourse.com.