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Harness Racing


Saturday August 13, Cancellation Details

-From the Saturday card
    Races 1,2,3,4,6,8 will be brought back on Thursday, August 18 and will not be redrawn.
    (Race number will likely change)
    Races 9 & 10 (Overnight races) – Will not be brought back. Qualifiers will be
offered through the Hawthorne racing office. 708-780-3700. Qualifiers are scheduled to take place Thursday, August 18 prior to races.
Races 5 & 7 – Prep Races. All Horses will move into Wednesday final. Horses must re-enter for final. Purse money from prep will be added to final.
Overnight races may be offered on Wednesday, but are not guaranteed.

Harness racing for Tuesday, August 16th has been postponed and will be raced in its entirety on Thursday, August 18th.  


The Illinois racetrack, known as one of the fastest dirt tracks in the world, hosts a large venue of great horse racing at this year's fair. Free admission and Pari-Mutuel Wagering lets the avid horse fan enjoy and watch not only some of the fi​nest horses in the state of Illinois, but also gives horse racing enthusiasts the chance to wager on one’s favorite! Come out to the track between August 12th and August 17th and you might be lucky enough to see an Illinois record or even a world record race time fall!

Free Admission in Grandstand
Dates: August 12, 17, 18

Pari-Mutuel Wagering

Note:  Post Time Noon each day. .