For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Miller (708) 780-3700
Pair of Invitational Races Added to Night of Champions Card at Hawthorne
STICKNEY, IL – Saturday, September 22nd is
already going to be a huge night of racing at Hawthorne Race Course as 11
finals will be taking place for the Night of Champions card. These finals will crown the top Illinois-bred
trotters and pacers in all age categories as part of a 13-race card that
addition to the 11 Championship finals, racing secretary
Robin Schadt has added a pair of $25,000 invitational
races to round out the card. One
invitational will be offered for trotters and another for pacers. For details on these $25,000 events, please
contact the racing office at Hawthorne at 708-780-3690 or 800-850-4188.
the live action on the race track will be the return of some of Chicagoland’s
greatest drivers of the past for an autograph session and meet and great. Hall of Fame driver Dave Magee will be at
Hawthorne along with: Nelson Willis, Connel Willis,
Lavern Hostetler, Jerry Graham, Wayne Temple, Doug Hamilton, Joe Anderson, Carl
Porcelli, Dwight Banks, Delvin “Ole” Insko, Dan Shetler, Ron Marsh,
and Randy Jacobs. These greats will be
available on the first floor of the Hawthorne grandstand and will also be
presenting in the winner’s circle throughout the night.
are filling up quickly for the Night of Champions at Hawthorne. For details on the event, or to purchase
tickets, visit www.HawthorneRaceCourse.com
or contact Guest Services at 708-780-3733.
Hawthorne Race Course, Chicago’s Hometown Track, continues
the summer harness season through September 24.
Fall thoroughbreds close out the year, running from October 5 through
December 29. For more information, visit
contact Hawthorne at 708-780-3700.