Hawthorne Race Course (2/10/16)
Contact: Tom Kelley, 708-780-3700
HAWTHORNE AND IHHA RELEASE 2016 STAKE SCHEDULE
The 2016 Illinois conceived and foaled stake schedule has been announced by Hawthorne Race Course and the Illinois Harness Horsemanís Association.
Payments are due for the three-year-olds by March 15 while those looking to stake two-year-olds will have until April 15 to get their payments in.
In a change from previous years the three-year-olds will have a single payment of $1,750 due while the two-year-olds will have a single payment of $1,250 due.
The single staking payment will keep horses eligible to all four legs of the stakes series and the final or consolation.
The top 10 highest point earners in the four legs will make the finals which will be contested on Hawthorneís Night of Champions which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10. The consolations are scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11.
Please make nominating checks payable to:
Hawthorne Race Course
C/0 Horsemanís Bookeeper
3501 S. Laramie Ave
Cicero, IL 60804
ABOUT HAWTHORNE RACE COURSE
Founded in 1891, Hawthorne Race Course is the 4th oldest racetrack in the nation and the oldest sporting venue in Illinois. Located in Stickney, Illinois on the edge of Chicagoís city limits, the 125-year-old facility hosts Thoroughbred racing in the spring and Fall/Winter, and Standardbred harness racing in January and the summer. The family-owned and operated business has been an innovator in horseracing for more than 100 years and features the nationís most rewarding players program. For additional information: www.hawthorneracecourse.com or call Guest Services at 708-780-3733. Fans are welcome at Facebook.com/ClubHawthorne and for up-to-the-minute racing tips become a follower at Twitter.com/ClubHawthorne.