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Ali's Brush With Harness Racing

June 4, 2016:

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay, passed away Friday at age 74. He was a champion boxer, a civil rights activist, a humanitarian, one of the best-known people in the world -- and a world champion harness racing driver....read on

Balmoral / Maywood Assets Sold

May 13, 2016:

Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers and Yellen Partners has announced the completion of the Maywood Park personal property auction, and the court approval for the sale in its entirety of the Balmoral Racing Club real estate and personal property assets after a decision by the Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of IL....read on

Balmoral Auction Ajourned Pending Offer

April 29, 2016:

Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers and Yellen Partners, the company that conducted the auction to liquidate the assets in the bankruptcy proceedings for Balmoral Racing Club Inc. on Wednesday, April 27, have posted a notice on its website indicating that all bids have been put on hold pending a hearing to consider a bulk offer for Balmoral's real estate and all tangible personal property....read on

Harness Racing's Biggest Auction?

April 26, 2016:

It is quite likely the biggest auction of harness racing-related items this generation will ever see, and it's happening over the next two days....read on

Balmoral/Maywood Assets To Auction

April 7, 2016:

Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers and Yellen Partners have announced that they will be conducting a two-day auction to liquidate the assets from Balmoral Racing Club, Inc. and Maywood Park Trotting Association, Inc....read on

Hawthorne, Horsemen Excited For Meet

December 22, 2015:

Hawthorne Race Course President and General Manager Tim Carey and Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association President Dave McCaffrey have given comments on their mutual excitement regarding the upcoming meet of live Standardbred racing at Hawthorne....read on

Update On Balmoral, Maywood

December 18, 2015:

Reports indicate that Balmoral and Maywood Park aren't quite out of the horse racing business just yet....read on

Auction Slated For Track Assets

December 10, 2015:

Reports from Illinois indicate that assets for two Chicago-area harness tracks will be auctioned off on Monday after failing to attract a buyer to keep them from bankruptcy....read on

Public Hearing About Balmoral Cancelled

November 25, 2015:

It has been reported that the public hearing that had been scheduled to discuss the closure of Balmoral Park and the possibility of the track potentially re-opening has been cancelled....read on

Illinois Bill To Help Tracks Introduced

November 11, 2015:

Illinois State Representative Thaddeus Jones has sponsored a bill in the State House that calls for the Balmoral Park and Maywood Park to remain open in hopes that a potential buyer can be sought in order for the tracks to be saved....read on

Freshmen Close Maywood's 2015 Season

October 3, 2015:

Illinois’ top two-year-old pacers were in action on Friday night as a pair of state-bred stakes events helped bring the curtain down on the 2015 racing season at Maywood Park....read on

Maywood Announces $40K Guaranteed Thursday Pool

October 1, 2015:

Maywood Park will kick off its closing weekend in style for players across North America, as it will offer a trio of guaranteed pools on Thursday (October 1)....read on

Maywood/Balmoral Dark In 2016?

September 29, 2015:

According to a report Tuesday on the Illinois Horsemen’s website, Hawthorne Race Course will be the only track in Illinois to offer Standardbred racing in 2016....read on

Four Guaranteed Pools At Maywood Friday

September 18, 2015:

Officials with Maywood Park have announced another guaranteed pool for the track’s Friday wagering menu....read on

Maywood Increases Pool Guarantee

September 2, 2015:

It has been announced that, effective this Friday (September 4), Maywood Park and the USTA Strategic Wagering Program will increase Maywood Park’s guaranteed Pick-4 pool from $10,000 to $15,000 on Friday nights....read on


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