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01/24/22 - Track - The track will be Closed this week, January 24-30th. Thank You.
01/21/22 - Training - There will be no training next week due to weather. Thank You.
01/21/22- Water Leak - There is a water leak near the old shed row. The water will be turned off at some point today to fix the issue. Thank You.
01/18/22 - Stall Apps - 2022 Stall Applications are available in the Racing office and the HBPA Office. Applications are Due February 17, 2022.
01/15/22 - Track Conditions - The track is Open Today: Saturday, January 15. The track will be closed next week due to weather. Thank You.
01/14/22 - Track - There will be NO Training Today: Friday, January 14th. We will update on track conditions tomorrow. Thank You.
01/13/22 - Track update - The track will open at 9am today. The outside of the track is still frozen. Be Safe. Train at your own risk. Thank You
01/12/22 - Track Update - The Track is being worked on for training tomorrow. It is unclear what hours/times it will be available yet, so please stay tuned. Updates will be sent as soon as they are received. Thank You.
01/08/22 - Training - Due to expected weather and track conditions there will be No Training on Monday 1/10, and Tuesday 1/11. Thank You
01/04/22 - Lounge - The heat in the HBPA Lounge. Please use alternate areas for warmth until it is fixed
01/03/22 - Training - Due to track conditions, there will be no training this week. Updates will be made as soon as available. Thank you!
12/21/21 – Safety - There were a handful of barns vandalized last night. Please keep an eye out for anything that seems out of the ordinary. If you see someone being destructive, please contact Collinsville Police or FanDuel Security ASAP. Please report any damages and any persons of concern. Thank You for your Assistance.
12/21/21 – Access – Per FanDuel Management: Due to the New Attendance Rules, Starting Monday December 20th there will be No Driving Allowed through the ‘Horsemen’s Gate’ by the HBPA Office. Additionally: Please Limit Driving on the Backside During Training Hours. Thank You
12/17/21 – Trainer Meeting: There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, December 21st after training (12:30pm) in the HBPA Lounge. All owners and trainers available are welcome to join for a brief update on recent events. Thank You.
12/17/21 – Training: Starting Monday, December 20th: Training will be 8am-12:30pm with Break from 10-10:30am. Also note: We Will Be Training Wednesday December 22nd instead of Saturday, December 25th and Wednesday, December 29th instead of January 1, 2022. Thank You. Happy Holidays!
12/12/21 - McEwen: Our prayers are with the McEwen Family after the loss of Austin McEwen in the Amazon tragedy. We have the family GoFundMe link on our Facebook and websites.
12/7/21 - Holiday Meal: There will be a Holiday Meal at 12pm on Tuesday, December 14th in the HBPA Lounge
11/30/21 - Starting Gates: Today, Tuesday November 30th is the Last Day to use Starting Gates through the end of the holidays. We will update new days/hours as they are updated. Thank You!
11/26/21 - Training: There will be NO Training Today, Friday November 26th Due to Track Conditions. Thank You.
11/24/21 - Reminder: Today there will be a lunch provided by FanDuel in the HBPA Lounge at Noon. There will be no training tomorrow for the holiday. Thank You.
11/20/21 - Entries Next Week: Please note: Due to the Holiday, the entry schedule has changed this week at Hawthorne. We will enter Monday for Saturday and Tuesday for Sunday.
11/18/21 - Update: Today was a big day for Illinois Horsemen. The Illinois Gaming Board approved the casino partnership at today's meeting. We are looking forward to the upcoming changes and will update as we get information.
11/16/21 - Training: There will be No Training on Thursday, November 25th (Thanksgiving Day). There Will be training on Wednesday, November 24th instead. Thank You.
11/15/21 - Horsemen: Congratulations to our FanDuel Horsemen: Steve Manley won 4 races yesterday at Hawthorne, vaulting to the lead trainer standing. Scott Becker and Charles "Chuck" Ritter combined for their 3rd stakes victory of the meet!!
11/9/21 - Per Track Management: No Horses in Round Pens Until After Training Hours. Thank You.
11/4/21 - I55 Chicago Closures: There are weekend road closures on I-55 in Chicago, details are posted on: www.getaroundillinois.com - Please be cautious while traveling this weekend and prepare for closures. Full update posted on our website www.ilhbpa.com and Facebook. Thank You.
11/4/21 - Clocker: Saturday, November 6th the Clocker will Only Be Available Until 8am. Please prepare accordingly. Thank You.