HAWTHORNE RACE COURSE
|Hawthorne Racecourse (11/12/03)
Contact: Jim Miller
Final 2 Hawthorne Races Cancelled Due to Heavy Winds
STICKNEY, IL -- The final two races on Hawthorne's Wednesday card were cancelled due to high winds. Gusts of 50 mph were reported in Chicago as a heavy wind advisory was issued for the area.
The outstanding wagers for the card are priced accordingly due to Illinois Racing Board Rule 308.50. The Pick 3 that began on race 7 is refunded. Due to the rule, the Pick 3 beginning on race 6 is paid on 2/3 winners. Also, the Pick 4 is paid out on 2/4 winners. Additionally, the Pick 6 is paid on 5/6 winners.
The winds are expected to continue into the night then lighten up by early morning.