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Hawthorne Race Course

Hawthorne closes out winter meet with a flourish (2/8)

Cardinal and Violet nominations due by Feb. 15 (2/6)

Series Finals in Pretty Direct and Ohyouprettything Pacing Series (2/5)

Topville Avatar doesn’t disappoint in Dygert Series Final (2/4)

Big upset in Suburban Downs Final, no upset in Whizzer R. White (2/3)

Meet Tom Kelley (1/30)

High Five produces huge payout as Hawthorne storms into final week of action (1/30)

Ohyouprettything and Pretty Direct Pacing Series – Leg 2 Recap (1/29)

Pacers return in second leg of Whizzer R. White and Suburban Downs Series (1/27)

Females featured in Ohyouprettything and Pretty Direct Pacing Series (1/22)

Topville Avatar wins first leg of Dygert Trotting Series (1/22)

Whizzer R. White and Suburban Downs pacing series kick off (1/20)

Allards and Hawthorne team up to help Classy Lane Farm fire victims (1/17)

A Chicago racing perspective (1/13)

Opening weekend a success at Hawthorne (1/11)

Live harness action returns to Hawthorne (1/6)

A new year, a new life (1/1)

Hawthorne late closers due January 11 (12/30)

Mandatory payout Wednesday on Jackpot Hi-5 (12/29)

Harness racing to return to Hawthorne as Balmoral Park closes (12/22)

Breakdown takes out three in Hawthorne’s eighth race (12/18)

Hawthorne Harness Condition Sheet and Series Information (12/16)

Richie the Bull conquers the Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/12)

Silver Lode hits paydirt in Pat Whitworth Debutante (12/5)

Commissioner goes out with a win in Hawthorne Gold Cup (11/28)

Recount, Puntsville take undercard stakes at Hawthorne (11/28)

Commissioner heads field for Hawthorne Gold Cup (11/25)

Pete Hanley named racing secretary for Suburban Downs meet (11/24)

Hawthorne harness stall applications due December 1 (11/20)

Hawthorne Gold Cup closes with 22 nominees (11/19)

Wednesday racing cancelled due to dangerous winds (11/18)

Making the most of a second chance (11/8)

Big efforts in inaugural Stickney and Cicero Handicaps (10/24)

Lucky Lindy takes the 50th running of the Grade III Hawthorne Derby (10/17)

Full, competitive field set as Hawthorne Derby returns (10/14)

Francisco Torres scores career win 3,000! (10/2)

Live racing returns to Hawthorne (9/29)

Luv Bandit loves the Milwaukee Avenue Handicap (4/25)

Pair of route stakes head twilight card (4/22)

Whiskey Ticket holds on in Illinois Derby (4/18)

Yahilwa rallies for Sixty Sails victory (4/18)

Cross the Line, Whiskey Ticket head Illinois Derby field (4/15)

Lady Kelia pulls upset in Pretty Jenny, Recount dominates Land of Lincoln (4/11)

Emanuel Cosme notches 1,000th career riding victory (4/11)

Stiritz, Becker runners dominate Illinois sprints (3/28)

Spring stakes season kicks off at Hawthorne (3/25)

Emanuel Cosme approaching 1,000 (3/7)

Hawthorne fall meet closes with gains in handle, field size (1/1)

Rider Stephanie Slinger taken to Loyola Medical Center (1/1)

Tizgorgeous, Dom the Bomb take juvenile route stakes (12/14)

Edgar, Whitworth mark final stakes for fall meet (12/11)

A milestone behind the mic (12/11)

Longshots rule in state-bred stakes (12/6)

Accident in Hawthorne’s ninth race (12/4)

Powerless, Lightning Jet feature top state-bred sprinters (12/3)

Red Rifle wires field in Hawthorne Gold Cup (11/29)

Cary Street, Ever Rider (Arg) lead field for Hawthorne Gold Cup (11/26)

Dom the Bomb, Timeaday impressive at Hawthorne (11/23)

State-bred juvenile sprinters line up Saturday at Hawthorne (11/20)

Coalport just gets there in Buck's Boy Handicap (11/15)

Turf runners kick off stakes season at Hawthorne (11/14)

Hawthorne forms partnership with three local humane organizations (11/6)

FAQ regarding feral cats at Hawthorne Race Course (11/5)

Regarding wild (feral) cats near Hawthorne Race Course barns (11/4)

Reigning Illinois Horse of Year Work All Week wins Breeders' Cup Sprint (11/1)

Winning wagers at Hawthorne (10/28)

Work All Week gets final Breeders' Cup prep at Hawthorne (10/25)

Introducing jockey Rolando Aragon (10/22)

Results from $40,000 Hawthorne Challenge (10/20)

A conversation with Larry Rivelli (10/14)

Top handicappers line up for Hawthorne Challenge (10/1)

Hawthorne to offer twist to Pick 6 for Fall Thoroughbred meet (9/30)

Illinois Champions Day recap from Hawthorne (4/26)

Dynamic Impact upsets Midnight Hawk in Illinois Derby thriller (4/19)

River Bear does it again (4/19)

Former $5,000 claimer takes $100,000 Third Chance Handicap (4/19)

Flashy American rallies to win Sixty Sails (4/19)

Older state-bred sprinters round out stakes filled card (4/17)

Flashy American heads competitive Sixty Sails (4/17)

Midnight Hawk headlines Illinois Derby field (4/16)

Hawthorne Race Course to host 57th running of Illinois Derby on April 19 (4/14)

The next generation (4/13)

Riders escape without serious injury (4/9)

Five fans win ownership of race horse with Eddie Olczyk (4/5)

Gregorio Cardenas: Accolades deserved (3/2)

Illinois Derby draws 111 early nominations (2/26)

Jockey Sanchez injured at Hawthorne (2/22)

Illinois racing season opens Friday at Hawthorne (2/19)

Thawing conditions cause cancellation after four races (12/28)

Rambling Richie holds on in Edgar (12/14)

Sun Power top two return in Edgar (12/11)

Lakotadreamcatcher pulls off the upset in Whitworth (12/7)

Sasy Ms Elizabeth the one to beat in Whitworth (12/4)

Last Gunfighter becomes a millionaire with Hawthorne Gold Cup win (11/30)

Last Gunfighter, Alpha head talented Hawthorne Gold Cup field (11/26)

Hawthorne Race Course to host holiday weekend racing, parties (11/21)

Hawthorne Gold Cup draws 22 nominees (11/20)

Midwest Thoroughbreds sweeps pair of Illinois-bred sprints (11/16)

Illinois-bred sprinters featured Saturday at Hawthorne (11/13)

Sasy Ms Elizabeth scores in Showtime Deb (11/9)

Rambling Richie wires field in Sun Power (11/9)

State-bred youngsters take the stage Saturday at Hawthorne (11/6)

Mavericking overcomes stumble to win Buck's Boy Handicap (11/2)

The Pizza Man heads field in Buck's Boy (10/31)

Katie the Lady wires field in Illini Princess (10/26)

A rare occurrence and sad goodbyes (10/25)

Female jockey trifecta pays big (10/24)

Breeder's Cup buffet, pool party at Hawthorne (10/24)

La Tia heads field for Illini Princess (10/23)

The Pizza Man battles to Carey Memorial victory (10/12)

Mister Marti Gras heads competitive Carey Memorial field (10/9)

Kid Dreams draws away in Hawthorne Derby (10/5)

Emigh and Geroux uninjured after spill (10/4)

Charming Kitten heads field of 10 for Hawthorne Derby (10/2)

Full fields expected as Hawthorne opens fall meet (10/1)

Hawthorne Race Course opens fall meet with trackside Oktoberfest and night racing (9/27)

La Tia heads list of nominees for Indian Maid Handicap (9/26)

Admiral Kitten heads list of Hawthorne Derby nominations (9/24)

Hawthorne backstretch to open Sunday (9/13)

Hawthorne Race Course hires new racing secretary (6/11)

Eventful Illinois Day at Hawthorne (4/27)

Departing lives up to expectations in Grade III Illinois Derby (4/20)

Disposablepleasure takes 35th running of GIII Sixty Sails Handicap (4/20)

Departing at approx. 5:15 (4/19)

Illinois Derby draws full field of fourteen at Hawthorne (4/17)

Remembering Ten Most Wanted (4/13)

Nominations for Sixty Sails close with 14 (4/11)

Nominations closed for $750,000 Grade III Illinois Derby (4/7)

Constantino Roman uninjured (3/17)

“Taxi” cruises to easy victory (3/13)

Hawthorne Race Course, Chicago Blackhawks partner to give five fans unique opportunity with Eddie Olczyk (3/12)

Brandon Meier update: dislocated shoulder (3/9)

Brandon Meier conscious after accident (3/8)

Wednesday racing returns to Hawthorne next week (2/28)

Chicago resident wins $10,000 “Just for showing up” (2/26)

Hawthorne announces 15 percent purse increase (2/22)

Hawthorne 2013 spring meet starts tomorrow (2/14)

Hawthorne Race Course hires new track analyst (2/8)

Hawthorne raises stakes on Illinois Derby (2/1)

Hawthorne track to be closed January 1-14 (12/29)

Jockey Stephanie Slinger notches first win back (12/27)

Aymara Rivero: Up to the challenge (12/19)

Michael B Diederich: Vegas bound (12/8)

Chatfield Road edges Lassell in Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/8)

Eleven runners vie for title in Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/7)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update, Wednesday, November 28 (11/28)

My Option takes 30th running of Pat Whitworth Debutante (12/1)

Weekend of milestones at Hawthorne Race Course (11/24)

Rider Constantino Roman taken to Loyola Medical Center (11/16)

Julmae takes 17th running of Showtime Deb (11/10)

Alex Canchari: Rising Star (11/10)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update, Tuesday, October 30 (10/30)

The Pizza Man delivers; Peyote Patty goes out a winner (10/27)

Tim Thornton taken to Loyola Medical Center (10/21)

Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc. sweeps Illinois handicaps (10/20)

Jim Benes: Just go for it! (10/18)

Jockey Tori Gandia gets first riding victory (10/17)

The ‘Rent’ gets paid in the Grade III Hawthorne Derby (10/13)

Overflow field in the 48th $200,000 Grade III Hawthorne Derby (10/10)

Everybody’s OK at Hawthorne (10/10)

Suntracer gets up in nick of time (10/6)

Romacaca wires the field in the $100,000 Indian Maid (10/6)

Pool Play posts upset in Hawthorne Gold Cup (10/6)

Gold rush at Hawthorne (10/4)

Alternation heads field for Grade II Hawthorne Gold Cup (10/3)

Live racing returns to Hawthorne with big opening weekend (10/2)

We need your help to pass gambling expansion legislation (7/13)

Grade II Gold Cup headlines Hawthorne fall stakes schedule (6/26)

Hawthorne spring meet concludes with strong handle gains (4/30)

Illinois Champions Day recap (4/28)

Illinois Champions Day at Hawthorne (4/28)

Francisco Torres rides six winners on one card (4/27)

Full fields for Illinois Champion’s Day (4/25)

Hawthorne remembers Eddie Razo (4/25)

Francisco Torres: A rare talent (4/22)

Second largest handle day at Hawthorne (4/22)

She’s All In romps in Grade III Sixty Sails (4/21)

We need your help to pass gambling expansion legislation (4/20)

Pick 6 carryover at Hawthorne (4/20)

Strong field in Grade III Sixty Sails (4/18)

Sixty Sails preview, Wednesday chat at Hawthorne (4/18)

Perfect coordination: Debbie Lindsay (4/15)

Fast but off turf at Hawthorne (4/15)

Francisco Torres scores 2500th victory of his career (4/13)

Jockey watch at Hawthorne (4/13)

Done Talking upsets $500,000 TVG Illinois Derby (Gr. III) at 13-1 (4/7)

Illinois Derby AM notes (4/7)

Repole looks to sneak in Kentucky Derby back door with Our Entourage (4/6)

Illinois Derby updates (4/6)

Trainer Steve Manley scores his 1,000th victory (4/4)

Grade III TVG Illinois Derby preview (4/4)

First day of turf at Hawthorne (3/31)

Illinois Derby sneak peak (3/30)

Noel Vigil: Following in their footsteps (3/24)

Overcast but dry at Hawthorne (3/24)

Two weeks until Illinois Derby (3/23)

Turf in two weeks at Hawthorne (3/21)

A welcome addition: Quincy Hamilton (3/18)

Pick 6 carryover at Hawthorne (3/18)

Fan Friendly Friday, March Madness at Hawthorne (3/16)

Julio Felix: Finding his best stride (3/14)

Carryovers at Hawthorne (3/14)

Pool party, contests at Hawthorne (3/10)

Carryovers, Survivor update at Hawthorne (3/9)

Breezy and warm at Hawthorne (3/7)

For first time ever, WGN-TV to air Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course (3/6)

Harry Vega: New beginnings? (3/3)

Alejandro Contreras: Off to a great start (3/3)

Despite weather, fast track at Hawthorne (3/3)

Scattered showers, Fan Friendly Friday at Hawthorne (3/2)

First Wednesday card at Hawthorne (2/29)

Fast track at Hawthorne (2/25)

Survivor begins on the mud at Hawthorne (2/24)

Ten starters per race average at Hawthorne (2/19)

Full fields at Hawthorne (2/18)

Opening day for Hawthorne spring meet (2/17)

High expectations for Hawthorne spring meet (2/14)

Hansen, Union Rags headline list of early Illinois Derby nominations (2/7)

Added purses, racing days lead to increases in handle for Hawthorne fall meet (12/31)

Final day of fall Thoroughbred meet at Hawthorne (12/31)

Full fields at Hawthorne (12/29)

Closing week at Hawthorne (12/28)

Hawthorne/ITHA to offer purse incentives for spring meet (12/26)

Monday racing at Hawthorne (12/26)

Bidding a fond farewell to Tanner Riggs (12/23)

Wednesday racing at Hawthorne (12/21)

Inez-She’s back and giving back (12/17)

Snow and holiday scheduling at Hawthorne (12/17)

Fast track at Hawthorne (12/15)

Sloppy but few scratches at Hawthorne (12/14)

Live chat at Hawthorne (12/11)

Real Power displays real power in Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/10)

Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity, pool party at Hawthorne (12/10)

Four carryovers at Hawthorne (12/8)

Field of nine in the Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/7)

Holiday schedule at Hawthorne (12/7)

Jockey race update, live chat at Hawthorne (12/4)

Class Break grinds out narrow victory in Pat Whitworth Debutante (12/3)

From zero to riches in 1:34.3 (12/3)

Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante, Pool Party at Hawthorne (12/3)

Final results $100,000 NHC Super Qualifier (12/2)

Our Domain heads Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante (12/2)

Jim Versus at Hawthorne (12/1)

Sunny, turf at Hawthorne (11/30)

Karlsson wins, carryovers at Hawthorne (11/26)

John Haran: Multifaceted (11/25)

Guys Day Out, Fan Friendly Friday at Hawthorne (11/25)

Sunny skies, off turf at Hawthorne (11/23)

Injury updates, look ahead to Thanksgiving at Hawthorne (11/20)

Meier injured, Karlsson returns (11/19)

Carryovers at Hawthorne (11/17)

More 10-race cards at Hawthorne (11/16)

Yielding turf at Hawthorne (11/13)

Free admission for Veterans and Pool Party at Hawthorne (11/12)

Veterans Day and Fan Friendly Friday at Hawthorne (11/11)

Jockey and trainer updates at Hawthorne (11/10)

Off turf but clearing at Hawthorne (11/9)

Small owner-Big success (10/29)

Sunny fall day at Hawthorne (10/27)

Gene Lamb obituary (10/25)

A look back at the Illinois Festival of Racing at Hawthorne (10/23)

Chicago Barn to Wire (10/21)

Longshots rule on Illinois Festival of Racing (10/22)

Illinois Festival of Racing at Hawthorne (10/22)

Illinois Festival of Racing preview (10/21)

Hawthorne horsemen assist in cat rescue (10/20)

Off the turf at Hawthorne (10/19)

Svengoolie comes to Hawthorne (10/15)

Willcox Inn dominates in the Grade III $200,000 TVG Hawthorne Derby (10/15)

Sunny skies for Hawthorne's Fan Friendly Friday (10/14)

Still fast and firm at Hawthorne (10/13)

Hawthorne president lays out candid assessment of gambling expansion to influential City Club of Chicago (10/12)

3-year-olds in the spotlight for $200,000 Grade III TVG Hawthorne Derby (10/12)

Mystery voucher day at Hawthorne (10/9)

Headache takes Grade II Hawthorne Gold Cup (10/8)

Hawthorne Gold Cup barn notes (10/8)

Fast main track and a firm turf at Hawthorne (10/6)

Giant Oak heads stellar field of 10 for Hawthorne Gold Cup (10/5)

Turf racing at Hawthorne (10/5)

Opening Day at Hawthorne (10/1)

Hawthorne fall meet opens with great expectations (9/28)

$500,000 Grade II Hawthorne Gold Cup headlines fall stakes schedule (8/30)

Riggs, Santana tie for leading jock honors as Hawthorne spring meet closes (5/3)

Closing day at Hawthorne (4/30)

Illinois Champions Day results (4/23)

Fast track for Illinois Champions Day (4/23)

Illinois breds featured on Illinois Champions Day (4/22)

Amazing finish to last weekend’s spring finals (4/22)

Look ahead to Illinois Champions Day (4/22)

Tanner Riggs: A tall tale (4/20)

NTRA, NHC Qualifier at Hawthorne (4/16)

Watch Derby preps at Hawthorne (4/15)

Joe Vann takes TVG Illinois Derby (4/9)

Happy TVG Illinois Derby Day to all (4/9)

Looking ahead to the Illinois Derby (4/8)

Watch Me Go heads full field in Illinois Derby (4/6)

Intriguing field for the 54th edition of the TVG Illinois Derby (4/2)

Mystery vouchers, X Factor at Hawthorne (4/2)

April changes at Hawthorne (4/1)

TVG Illinois Derby purse increased to $300,000 (3/30)

Wednesday at Hawthorne (3/30)

Hawthorne to pay purses to bottom for remainder of Spring meet (3/28)

Jozbin (J Z) Santana (3/26)

Dubai World Cup simulcast at Hawthorne (3/26)

Two weeks away from the Illinois Derby (3/25)

Clear skies at Hawthorne (3/23)

Shorty stands tall (3/22)

Bugs: Constantino Roman (3/20)

Bugs: Cassandra Buckley (3/20)

Bugs: Patrick Canchari (3/20)

Competitive races at Hawthorne (3/19)

Fan Friendly Friday and March Madness (3/18)

Rider Eduardo E Perez scores win 2,000 (3/16)

Perez nearing 2,000 wins (3/16)

Competitive Tuesday at Hawthorne (3/15)

Handicapping contest and front runners at Hawthorne (3/12)

Fan Friendly Friday at Hawthorne (3/11)

Wednesday racing at Hawthorne (3/9)

They shoot horses don’t they? (3/5)

Fast track despite weather at Hawthorne (3/5)

Fan Friendly Friday and carryovers at Hawthorne (3/4)

Hawthorne vacates card for Tuesday, March 8 (3/3)

Meza out with broken shoulder (3/2)

Pick 6 and High 5 carryovers at Hawthorne (3/2)

Update on rider Nick Meza (3/1)

Weekday racing begins at Hawthorne (3/1)

The French connection (2/26)

Hawthorne adds two days per week (2/26)

Quick returns winning at Hawthorne (2/25)

Brandon Meier to be released Sunday (2/19)

Meier update, Hawthorne changes (2/19)

Update on rider Brandon Meier (2/18)

Inez Karlsson: Reinvented…again (2/18)

Fan Friendly Friday and Survivor Contest at Hawthorne (2/18)

Opening weekend under way at Hawthorne (2/12)

Opening day preview from Hawthorne (2/11)

Racing excitement returns to Hawthorne Friday (2/9)

Karlsson to join Miller on-air for Hawthorne spring meet (2/4)

Hawthorne fall meet closes with positive numbers (1/3)

Closing day at Hawthorne (12/31)

Hawthorne racing canceled (12/30)

Perez OK after fall (12/29)

Bright horizons (12/29)

Closing week at Hawthorne (12/29)

Morning line and handicapping at Hawthorne (12/18)

Holiday schedule changes at Hawthorne (12/17)

A promise kept (12/15)

A bittersweet ending in the Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/11)

Field of 10 contests Jim Edgar Futurity (12/11)

Thornton, Ness still lead standings at Hawthorne (12/9)

Winter weather procedures at Hawthorne (12/8)

Seans Silverdancer dominates in Pat Whitworth Debutante (12/4)

Hawthorne: Not quite speed favoring (12/3)

Merritt looking to double up in Whitworth (12/2)

Winter wonderland but fast track at Hawthorne (12/4)

High-priced winners at Hawthorne (12/2)

Roman earns first career victory (12/1)

Congrats to Giant Oak connections (11/27)

Hawthorne Handicapping finals today and tomorrow (11/26)

King Richard (11/20)

Watch for Illinois-bred shippers (11/19)

Hawthorne averages 9.81 starters per race (11/17)

Black Friday Bash at Hawthorne (11/15)

Carryover mania at Hawthorne (11/13)

Jockey Angel Stanley injured in spill (11/11)

Lose None sets turf sprint track record at Hawthorne (11/11)

High 5 carryover at Hawthorne (11/11)

A look back at the Breeders' Cup (11/10)

Hawthorne race fan wins chance to make “bet of a lifetime” (11/4)

Full fields at Hawthorne between Breeders' Cup races (11/4)

Hawthorne starters in the Breeders' Cup (11/3)

Solid efforts across the board on Illinois Festival Day (10/30)

Illinois Festival of Racing day (10/30)

Where do the horses go? (10/29)

Hawthorne live chat Friday, Saturday (10/29)

Wind doesn't stop full fields at Hawthorne (10/27)

Jerry and Nancy LaSala: A dynamic duo (10/23)

Athletes get through scary spill (10/22)

Hawthorne announces no slaughter policy, funding for retirement (10/20)

Great weather continues at Hawthorne (10/20)

Hawthorne kicks off second full week (10/13)

Yankee Fourtune continues winning ways in Hawthorne Derby (10/9)

Summer weather for Hawthorne Derby day (10/9)

Friday $2 promotion returns at Hawthorne (10/8)

More good weather at Hawthorne (10/7)

Dean’s Kitten heads talented field in Hawthorne Derby (10/6)

“Jim Vs.” contest begins Thursday at Hawthorne (10/6)

Redding Colliery holds on for Hawthorne Gold Cup triumph (10/2)

Fast and firm for Gold Cup Day at Hawthorne (10/2)

Welcome back racing fans (10/1)

Competitive Grade II Hawthorne Gold Cup highlights opening weekend (9/29)

Hawthorne BIG EVENTS added to October RaceChat schedule (9/29)

Hawthorne ready for opening day (9/28)

Blame headlines list of nominees for Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/23)

Hawthorne’s Miller receives Thoroughbred Times honor (6/23)

Hawthorne OTB management means new opportunity (6/21)

Bill for slots at race tracks step in right direction (5/4)

Hawthorne spring meet ends with positive numbers (4/25)

Janks, Emigh win two on Illinois Champions Day (4/24)

Closing weekend festivities at Hawthorne (4/24)

Irrefutable evidence (4/23)

Final weekend of Thoroughbred racing at Hawthorne Race Course (4/21)

Illinois Champions Day Saturday (4/21)

Hawthorne RaceChat Tuesday (4/19)

Life At Ten takes 34rd running of the Grade III Sixty Sails Handicap (4/17)

Comings and goings at Hawthorne on Sixty Sails day (4/17)

Wolfson pair heads field in Sixty Sails (4/13)

Jockey Carlos Silva set to retire Saturday (4/13)

Turf races, live chat at Hawthorne today (4/13)

Shannon McGovern: A welcome addition (4/11)

Liz Morris: Switching careers in midstride (4/11)

Winning picks at Hawthorne, turf soon (4/10)

Looking back at the Illinois Derby (4/6)

Shadowbdancing wires field in Cryptoclearance (4/3)

American Lion game in Illinois Derby victory (4/3)

TVG and Hawthorne team up for Illinois Derby coverage (4/2)

Pre-Illinois Derby festivities for Friday (4/2)

Illinois Derby BIG EVENT RaceChat Friday night (4/1)

Illinois Derby weekend has finally arrived! (3/31)

Hawthorne to host Chicago’s only Kentucky Derby prep race (3/30)

Strong cast assembled in Illinois Derby (3/30)

Illinois Derby draw today (3/30)

Jockey Riggs wins six on Sunday card (3/28)

Sunday racing starts at Hawthorne (3/28)

Talented sophomores point to the $500,000 Grade III Illinois Derby (3/27)

Fast track at Hawthorne (3/27)

Place Pick 9 carryover at Hawthorne (3/26)

Hawthorne's Horseplay for Charity (3/25)

Illinois Derby closes with 89 nominations (3/24)

Illinois Derby nominations to be posted today (3/24)

Springtime at Hawthorne (3/23)

Illinois Derby nears (3/20)

Following in his father's footsteps (3/19)

Hoops, racing upsets at Hawthorne (3/19)

It's a thankless job (3/18)

March Madness is here, spring is in the air, and the Illinois Derby is near (3/18)

Turf course greening up at Hawthorne (3/17)

Sun, chat and March Madness at Hawthorne (3/16)

The next generation (3/15)

A chip off the old block (3/15)

Sealed track at Hawthorne Saturday (3/13)

Guys Day Out at Hawthorne today (3/12)

Dee Poulos - A class act (3/9)

Illinois Derby Day coming quickly (3/9)

First raceday chat today at Hawthorne (3/9)

Hawthorne Racecourse joins chat line-up (3/8)

Saturday Hawthorne updates (3/6)

Karlsson wins three, Brueggemann still hot (3/5)

Jockey Wade cleared to ride (3/3)

Hawthorne moves to four-day race weeks (3/2)

Catalano scores 2,000th training victory (2/24)

Jockey Lyndie wade suffers fractures to multiple neck vertebrae (2/19)

Full fields kick off opening of Hawthorne spring meet (2/10)

Live racing returns to Hawthorne this Friday (2/8)

Racing returns in less than 4 weeks (1/19)

Riggs, weather the stories as Hawthorne fall meet wraps up (1/4)

My riders to watch (1/2)

Devient Behavior finally behaves (12/12)

Full field for Edgar Futurity, new post time (12/11)

Winter weather cancels Hawthorne cards Wednesday and Thursday (12/8)

Sweet Lemon Chello dominates (12/5)

Women to enjoy first-ever Ladies’ Day at Hawthorne Race Course (12/3)

Jockey Inez Karlsson to ride for charity on final day at Hawthorne (11/20)

RICF inaugural Casino Night (11/12)

Illinois Festival of Racing recap (10/31)

Fort Prado to bid farewell in Illinois Festival (10/29)

A fairy-tale day at Hawthorne (10/19)

Apprentice Giles scores first career victory (10/18)

Israel Ocampo wins six (10/11)

Longshot Proceed Bee scores daylight victory in Grade III Hawthorne Derby (10/10)

No Inflation favored in Grade III Hawthorne Derby (10/7)

Jockey Thornton awake and alert (10/7)

Public Speaker handles slop in Carey (10/3)

“Cup” Gold for Awesome Gem (10/3)

Abby’s Angel gets heavenly trip (10/3)

Jonesboro heads big field for wide open Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/30)

Hawthorne fall meet kicks off with a bang (9/29)

Hawthorne backstretch open, training begins Monday (9/11)

Hawthorne’s spring meet…wet, but encouraging (4/30)

Four winners split $100,000 in online contest (4/28)

Jockey Inez Karlsson to donate final day earnings to charities (4/27)

Wade, Williamson, Janks, big winners on Champion’s Day (4/25)

Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund - Making a difference (4/24)

Dream payday nearing the finish line (4/24)

Hawthorne hosts Illinois Champions Day (4/22)

‘Swift’ Tempers California invader in Sixty Sails Handicap (4/18)

Hawthorne Race Course throws Chicago’s biggest Kentucky Derby party (4/17)

To dirt or not to dirt…That is the question (4/16)

Santa Teresita tries dirt again in Grade III Sixty Sails (4/14)

Shadowbdancing gate-to-wire in Hawthorne feature (4/11)

Surviving for big dollars (4/11)

Beyond the Illinois Derby… (4/11)

Streaking Hurta seeks fifth straight (4/9)

Musket Man fires away in Illinois Derby victory (4/4)

An Illinois story - local connections in rarified air (4/2)

52nd Illinois Derby draws eleven (3/30)

Kathleens ‘Reels’ ‘em in (3/28)

‘Giant’ question mark (3/27)

$500,000 Grade 2 Illinois Derby rapidly approaching (3/26)

Illinois Derby: A weekend for live entertainment (3/26)

Riding tall…without bravado (3/22)

It makes far more sense (3/21)

Lissa’s Star shakes free in Hula Chief Stakes (3/14)

Hawthorne kicks off next 100 years (3/10)

Mongoose Gold maintains good form in Merry Colleen Stakes (3/7)

Hawthorne Race Course opens 100th year of family-owned racing with promotional race by ESPN 1000 “Jockeys” (3/5)

Hawthorne opening day - a celebration (3/3)

Hawthorne introduces new rebate package (3/2)

Hawthorne Race Course celebrates 100 years of family ownership in Chicago sports business (2/25)

Big meet by Karlsson, solid figures kick off 100 Year Celebration at Hawthorne (1/16)

Can she Eclipse the competition? (1/12)

When the racing ends…the action continues (1/11)

An exotic bet like none other (12/30)

The anatomy of a carryover (12/28)

Hawthorne cancels Friday December 26 (12/26)

Hawthorne cancels Sunday program - December 21 (12/20)

All OK after ninth race accident at Hawthorne (12/19)

Pick Six reaches Hawthorne all-time high of $96,932 (12/19)

Hawthorne Handicapping Challenge goes to Thoroughbred owner (12/18)

Hawthorne cancels Sunday card (12/14)

Summer's Empire prevails in Edgar Futurity (12/13)

Hawthorne cancels after third race (12/12)

A Summer feeling as winter nears (12/12)

Hawthorne Stakes schedule released (12/10)

Hawthorne Race Course features free $50,000 handicapping challenge on December 13 and 14 (12/10)

Deep closing maiden wins Whitworth Illinois Debutante (12/6)

Hawthorne cancels following sixth race (12/5)

A worthy cause for all seasons (12/5)

A meet to be thankful (11/29)

A great game, but it ain’t easy (11/22)

From hard rock to rock hard candy (11/15)

Survival tips (11/14)

In loss of casino opportunity, Hawthorne sees positive signs for slots legislation (11/14)

Back by popular demand: Survivor Contest lives! (11/9)

High Expectations and Stop a Train highlight Big Illinois Stakes Day for Janks (11/1)

You can make the difference (10/31)

Illinois Festival of Racing: State-breds front and center (10/30)

Carryover “mania” at Hawthorne (10/19)

Tobin’s Royalty wins the Wooden Star Stakes at 20-1 (10/18)

Hawthorne to benefit Illinois racing with bid for 10th casino license (10/15)

Yankee Injunuity discovers turf-sprint powers in Columbus Day feature (10/13)

Blanket finish in Grade III Hawthorne Derby goes to Strait of Mewsina (10/11)

44th Hawthorne Derby features Adriano (10/9)

Fairbanks too tough in Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/27)

The 72nd Hawthorne Gold Cup (G II) headlines stakes-filled Saturday (9/25)

Hawthorne replay show to air daily on TVG (9/23)

Star-studded list of nominees for 72nd Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/19)

Hawthorne gets January dates once again (9/17)

Get ready horseplayers...big money up for grabs as Thoroughbreds return to Hawthorne (9/15)

Successful summer at Hawthorne (8/14)

Frog Dooley comes home a winner once again (8/8)

Southern Rocketop ignites Hawthornes Night of Champions (8/2)

It’s Champions' Night! (8/2)

Night of Champions: Two-year old trotters in spotlight (8/1)

Walter Paisley’s back for Hawthorne’s Night of Champions (7/29)

Action Figure dominant in Carey Preview (7/26)

Get out your handicapping pencils: The Carey Memorial preview (7/26)

Southern Rocketop crushes track record (7/25)

We’ve got legs…and we know how to use them (7/24)

Two-year-old fillies try and get ‘Hot’ for Night of Champions (7/22)

Dink Adoo ‘Cheats’ favorite in Dygert Memorial (7/12)

Right from the horses’ mouths…kind of (7/10)

The Dygert Memorial… alive and well (7/10)

Ryan Anderson injured in a nasty spill (7/6)

Driven to Succeed in “Chicago” shocker (6/28)

Chicago and Lady Chicago highlight Saturday card (6/27)

Summer survivor contest at Hawthorne Race Course (6/26)

Curtain rises on Hawthorne harness meet (6/23)

Big money, new stakes for Hawthorne’s 2008 harness meet (6/17)

Handle up as Hawthorne spring meet concludes (5/1)

Juvenile winner Instill rebounds on Illinois Champions Day (4/26)

Illinois Champions Day features state breds (4/24)

Golden Velvet in powerful performance (4/19)

Ryan’s For Real from start to finish In Bill Hartack Memorial Handicap (4/19)

Bill Hartack Memorial: An honor for a friend and colleague (4/18)

Mister Triester returns to scene of greatest moment (4/17)

Pair of Grade 3 stakes featured at Hawthorne Race Course (4/14)

Illinois Derby "Carousel" - commentary (4/11)

Distorted Groom and La Wildcat steal away in Sprint Stakes (4/5)

Recapturetheglory convincing winner of Illinois Derby (4/5)

Two stakes sprints on Illinois Derby undercard (4/4)

Denis of Cork headlines 51st Illinois Derby (3/31)

Final nominations enhance 51st Illinois Derby (3/26)

Weather conditions force early ending to Friday card (3/21)

An opening day success at Hawthorne (3/7)

TVG and Hawthorne Race Course reach agreement (3/7)

Full fields for Friday's opener (3/5)

Horses a-plenty for spring opening (2/29)

No quit in Randy Meier as Hawthorne prepares to re-open (2/27)

Instill, Wainright forging ahead (2/15)

Early nominations strong for Illinois Derby (2/12)

Strong close caps Hawthorne fall meet (1/16)

Thornton, Kirby nail down titles (1/13)

Thornton fires back, regains jockey lead (1/11)

Hawthorne’s holiday homestretch…approaching finish line (1/9)

Hawthorne concludes meet this weekend with titles on the line (1/9)

Six days remain...jockey and trainer titles still undetermined (1/5)

Emigh wins six, closes in on Thornton (1/3)

High winds force Sunday cancellation (12/23)

Hawthorne cancels following Friday's second race (12/21)

Instill draws away in Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity (12/15)

Hawthorne cancels Thursday's card following second race (12/13)

Hawthorne’s 2008 Stakes program features Grade II Gold Cup (12/13)

Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity: A ‘Bear’ of a race (12/13)

Hawthorne cancels following second race (12/12)

Block entry one-two in Pat Whitworth Illinois Debutante (12/8)

Speedy fillies try to stretch out in $100,000 Illinois Debutante (12/6)

“A Dream Comes True:” Female African-American jockey scores first victory (12/1)

Update on riders Lyndie Wade and Randy Meier injured in Hawthorne's third race (11/30)

One mile and nine-sixteenths on grass=new world record (11/16)

Over $200,000 in late pick-four carryover at Hawthorne (11/15)

Favorites thrashed on Phil Georgeff Day at Hawthorne (11/3)

Center stage for state breds in Illinois festival (11/1)

New Breeders’ Cup races feature local talent (10/24)

Live racing and the Breeders’ Cup at Hawthorne (10/21)

Bold Hawk edges out Twilight Meteor in 43rd Hawthorne Derby (10/13)

A look back at the Grade III Hawthorne Derby (10/12)

Top sophomores clash in 43rd Hawthorne Derby (10/10)

1492. . . .Columbus Day treat for hunch players (10/8)

Student Council captures 71st Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/29)

Student Council heads 71st Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/26)

Hawthorne Day One recap (9/21)

Ten races on tap for opening day (9/19)

"Your Ticket to Winning" - Hawthorne's opening weekend (9/17)

Live racing returns to Hawthorne (9/14)

Here’s the dirt! . . . Hawthorne set for fall meet (9/10)

Hawthorne Race Course to host Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (9/4)

Holland wins his first Chicago title (8/9)

From A-Z . . . a harness meet to remember (8/9)

Frog Dooley comes home a winner once again at the Hawthorne harness meet (8/6)

Champions old and new bracket night of stakes at Hawthorne (8/5)

Hawthorne’s Night of Champions preview (8/2)

Tetrick comes to Hawthorne on Night of Champions (8/1)

Taser Gun and Broderick on hand for Hawthorne’s Night of Champions (8/1)

Fields for Series Finals shaping up (7/31)

Teacher learns how to pocket $1,000 (7/29)

Carey Preview heads up solid card (7/28)

Pick Four and Pick Nine payoffs for Thursday (7/27)

A Determination Plus Series Final preview? (7/27)

Champions Night a possible sisters act (7/26)

Tuesday’s Late Pick Four will carryover to Thursday’s program (7/25)

Welch duo on the right course (7/24)

Win streaks & handicapping contest On Sunday night at Hawthorne (7/22)

Two Weeks Notice Dygert champion (7/22)

Series opener lures filly rivals (7/20)

ICF trotters get their opportunity (7/19)

Beer fest take two: This time it's for real (7/18)

More opening rounds of freshmen series (7/18)

Round 1 of 2 freshmen series (7/17)

$1,000 richer doing what he loves to do (7/15)

How about a little respect for Manhardt (7/13)

Anderson duo look best in Dygert Preview (7/12)

Prime Xample dominates in Sox Series Final (7/8)

‘Top Dog’ nips ’em in Cubs Series Final (7/7)

$25,000 CHI-CAL Pick Four starts July 11 (7/7)

Just A Con Man rallies in Dunkster Trotting Final (7/6)

Deadly Attack/Prime Xample favored in series’ finals (7/6)

Before He Cheats and Kristy Kreme face off again in Dunkster Final (7/5)

Big guns aim for Carey Stake (7/3)

Prime Xample tops "Ladies Night" at Hawthorne (7/1)

Deadly Attack and Manhardt win Hawthorne co-features (6/30)

Rucker aquires a game one (6/30)

Kristy Kreme, Kan Wire win Dunkster Series divisions (6/29)

Hawthorne reopens to public 7:00 am Saturday (6/29)

Gene Miller wins Billings Series event at Hawthorne (6/24)

Johnny Charisma, Cabana Fever take new Hawthorne stakes (6/24)

Dunkster Series kicks off Hawthorne harness meet (6/23)

CKG Billings Driving Series comes to Hawthorne (6/22)

Hawthorne’s harness meet ready for action (6/20)

Top three year old pacers headline Hawthorne’s opening weekend (6/14)

Hawthorne’s harness meet ready for action (5/31)

Hawthorne reports spring meet results (5/3)

Wiggins dominates on Illinois Champions Day (4/28)

Illinois Champions Day (4/26)

A few moments with Christine Janks (4/26)

Kettleoneup “ices” Sixty Sails (4/21)

Master Command in romp (4/21)

Match race .... plus two (4/19)

Showdown in Stickney (4/16)

Jockeys Danush Sukie and Randall Toups escape serious injury (4/12)

Cowtown Cat wires Illinois Derby (4/7)

Local jockey Chris Emigh in national spotlight (4/6)

Mott and Asmussen take aim at Illinois Derby with good reason (4/5)

Illinois Derby attracts solid field of nine (4/5)

Chicago’s own Tom Cooper captures Hawthorne’s 2007 Midwest Championship (4/2)

O’Neill Derby contenders in town and ready to go (4/2)

Catalissa takes Hula Chief (3/17)

Star By Design tops Hula Chief Stakes field (3/16)

Top trainers and horses giving Illinois Derby a long look (3/15)

Bluesbdancing holds on in Regal Rumor (3/10)

Pretty Jenny returns in Regal Rumor (3/9)

Hawthorne cancels final seven races on Friday (3/2)

Hawthorne cancels Sunday's last three races (2/25)

Opening day at Hawthorne Race Course in the books (2/23)

Illinois racing needs slots to compete and survive (2/20)

Chicago Thoroughbred racing season kicks off Friday, February 23 (2/16)

Hawthorne lowers Pick 6 takeout, adds consolation (1/31)

Hawthorne announces 2007 stakes program (1/9)

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