For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Miller (708) 780-3700
Casey Leonard Wins
STICKNEY, IL Ė On a beautiful Saturday night at Hawthorne Race Course, driver Casey Leonard earned his 3,000th
driving victory of his career.† The
43-year-old, District 5 USTA Director, Leonard won race two with Cracklin Rosie for owners Terry Leonard, Peter Kouchis and George Dremonas and
trainer Terry Leonard.
driving career began in 1996, winning two races from 33 drives on that year.† It wasnít until 2009
when Leonard began driving full time.†
Leonard won no less than 149 races in any year during an 11-year span
from 2010 Ė 2020.† 2013 was Leonardís top
season as he won 407 races on the year from 2,517 drives for $2,846,373 in
earnings.† During his driving career,
Leonardís drives have earned over $19 million.
††††††††††††† During the
current Hawthorne summer harness meeting, Leonard is the meetís leading driver,
holding a ten win margin in the standings.
Hawthorne Race Course, Chicagoís
Hometown Track, races three meets in 2021.†
The spring thoroughbred meet concluded on April 25. The summer Suburban
Downs at Hawthorne harness meet began Friday, May 7 and races every
Friday-Sunday until September 26.† The fall
thoroughbred meet opens October 1 and races through December 26. First post
nightly for harness is 7:10 PM. Beginning in June, post time on Sunday night
will be 6:30 PM. For any information about Hawthorne Race
Course visit the website www.HawthorneRaceCourse.com.