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Casey Leonard Wins #3,000

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Contact: Jim Miller (708) 780-3700


Casey Leonard Wins #3,000


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.

††††††††††††† Leonardís 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

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