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Author Topic: Hawthorne - Jim Miller  (Read 2261 times)
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« on: January 28, 2013, 12:57:09 PM »

I have periodically checked the Hawthorne website for news of Jim Miller's replacement, or how his responsibilities will be divided up among current staff.  Anyone heard anything?
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2013, 01:36:10 PM »

Funny you started this today. Hawthorne sent out a facebook status update today saying they were in all day meetings to plan for a great 2013. I wondered if maybe those meetings would produce the who does what's moving forward.
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2013, 12:15:46 AM »

The key for hawthornes success without slots: night racing, night racing, night racing.
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2013, 12:22:15 AM »

The key for hawthornes success without slots: night racing, night racing, night racing.

Yeah, except harness racing says no, no, no.
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2013, 01:10:58 AM »

The key for hawthornes success without slots: night racing, night racing, night racing.

I agree, at least for Oct, early Nov, late Mch, and April. I enjoy playing Remington Park but I never would have even looked at initially it if it wasn't running at night.  I think HAW would get action.
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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2013, 08:01:39 AM »

The key for hawthornes success without slots: night racing, night racing, night racing.

They tried it a few years and did not continue.
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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2013, 11:02:36 AM »

Do you mean hawthorne harness?  Hawthorne tbreds havent had night racing.  At least not in the new era of us-wide simulcasting and adw's.
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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2013, 11:05:50 AM »

They ran night t breds on Friday in the fall one year. Forgot the year but it was recent Era
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2013, 11:27:04 AM »

Funny you started this today. Hawthorne sent out a facebook status update today saying they were in all day meetings to plan for a great 2013. I wondered if maybe those meetings would produce the who does what's moving forward.
Heard John Walsh is now asst. G.M.
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« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2013, 11:28:35 AM »

Heard John Walsh is now asst. G.M.

He's sure worked his way up.
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« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2013, 02:35:58 PM »

how so? americas most wanted has been a hit show for years


He's sure worked his way up.
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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2013, 02:46:37 PM »

how so? americas most wanted has been a hit show for years

He started out in lower positions, continued to get ones with more responsibility, and now he's asst GM. That's pretty much the dictionary definition of "worked his way up".
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« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2013, 02:54:10 PM »

obv i was being sarcastic and made a bad joke which im sure no one missed


He started out in lower positions, continued to get ones with more responsibility, and now he's asst GM. That's pretty much the dictionary definition of "worked his way up".
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« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2013, 03:05:07 PM »

obv i was being sarcastic and made a bad joke which im sure no one missed

I doubt anyone missed the intent of your comment, as you've hardly ever had a good word to say about anyone in any position of responsibility in any organization.
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« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2013, 03:10:47 PM »

lol, untrue. what good tho can you say bout the management at hawthorne the past decade plus? the place along with ILL racing has been in a continuous downward spiral but i guess none of that is their fault at all huh terry? same goes for arlington


I doubt anyone missed the intent of your comment, as you've hardly ever had a good word to say about anyone in any position of responsibility in any organization.
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« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2013, 03:15:34 PM »

lol, untrue. what good tho can you say bout the management at hawthorne the past decade plus? the place along with ILL racing has been in a continuous downward spiral but i guess none of that is their fault at all huh terry? same goes for arlington

It's the fault of horsemen like you.
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« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2013, 03:25:29 PM »

hahaha youre probaly right, it was even the horsemens fault the AC was out at hawthorne on gold cup day a couple meets back. as the one poster who repeatedly said here "hawthorne and the careys just cant catch a break" LOL!


It's the fault of horsemen like you.
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« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2013, 03:34:08 PM »

hahaha youre probaly right, it was even the horsemens fault the AC was out at hawthorne on gold cup day a couple meets back. as the one poster who repeatedly said here "hawthorne and the careys just cant catch a break" LOL!

If you guys would just put on better and more appealing races with squeakier clean integrity, the world would bet more, and all would be well with Illinois racing. The tracks can't do it all - you guys own the horses. The problem with Illinois racing is simple - people aren't betting enough on it.
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« Reply #18 on: February 01, 2013, 04:30:43 PM »

i dont know much bout walsh personally terry for the record and hes comin in steppin in a big pile of sh1t so id most likely be inclined to give him a pass for the spring meet unless he messes up royally
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« Reply #19 on: February 01, 2013, 04:46:07 PM »

I honestly don't know how much real decision making power is delegated to the Asst GM at Haw. Tim Carey seems to keep a pretty tight rein.
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« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2013, 06:40:01 PM »

 
I honestly don't know how much real decision making power is delegated to the Asst GM at Haw. Tim Carey seems to keep a pretty tight rein.
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« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2013, 07:44:28 PM »

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Care to elaborate?
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« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2013, 12:51:51 AM »

LOL
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« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2013, 10:04:00 AM »

LOL


I take it you also don't agree that Mr. Carey keeps a tight rein on things. Please elaborate. With a new Asst. GM, are you predicting the expenditure of all sorts of money on all sorts of improvement projects like the backside and tracks surface and air conditioning and so on, that were NOT done under the old GM?
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« Reply #24 on: February 03, 2013, 05:52:37 PM »

it is of some interest i have as i read about jim miller leaving hawthorne.
he goes back a long time there, at least a decade, 
i remember back to a day when he and peter golassi
had a cable show on at 10PM.. they would recap hawthorne, and had 
a derby preview / prep race review segment,that was most informative.

that  was a good show, and one that could have taken to the publics interest and made many fans that are not into the game.

well, he has a new door, and time to make new dreams.

ii'm sure the wind will blow the sand over his memory of hawthorne as time presses on down the trail of the future. he'll see the sun high in the big sky soon enough, he always does.
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