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Hawthorne Race Track OddsRacing Dates: January - April

Main track (dirt): 1 mile, oval with 6 furlongs and 1 1/4 chutes

Length of stretch from last turn to finish line: 1,320 ft

Post Time: 1:10 p.m.

Hawthorne race track is located in Cicero, Illinois. The track features thoroughbred racing in the spring and fall and harness racing in the summer.

Hawthorne race track is situated on 119 acres, between Laramie and Cicero Avenues, at 35th Street. It is one of Illinois' most prominent horse racing tracks. Among the major stakes events held here are the Illinois Derby, the Governor's Lady Handicap and the Sixty Sails Handicap.

Hawthorne race track has a one mile dirt oval with one of the longest home stretches in the country It is known as a deep, tiring surface that suits horses with a late closing style. At 1,320 feet, the stretch distance is the second longest of any track in North America.

The turf course is a seven furlong oval that is used most frequently during the early months of the fall meeting.

As one of Illinois' most prominent horse racing tracks, Hawthorne hosts a big list of relevant racing events, including the annual Hawthorne Gold Cup ( G.II ), The Illinois Derby ( Gr.III ), and The Hawthorne Derby ( G.II ).

All 3 horse races are staged at different times of the year, with the Hawthorne Gold Cup and Hawthorne Derby are run during the fall meet, while the Illinois Derby is run during the spring meet in April as a prep race for the Kentucky Derby.

The horse betting action at Hawthorne race track is nothing short of exhilarating. Bet on any of Hawthorne's regular races during its season, or better yet, bet on the ponies during the Hawthorne Gold Cup horse race or handicap event.

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