Archive for October 2013

Hawthorne Derby Day Preview

Live racing this weekend shifts from Arlington Park in the northwest suburbs to Hawthorne Race Course, a stone’s throw from the Chicago city limits in Cicero, bounded to the east by Cicero Avenue and to the west by Laramie Avenue. The opening weekend of the 2013 Fall meet that opens on Friday October 4th and... Read more »

Hawthorne Derby to See Large Field

With a reconfigured stakes calendar for the 2013 Hawthorne Fall meet, the opening weekend feature will be the Grade 3, $200,000 Hawthorne Derby for three-year-olds on the grass at a mile and an eighth. According to Hawthorne Race Course Stakes Coordinator Debbie Lindsay, a field of between nine to twelve runners will see the starter... Read more »