Maywood Park Could Be Torn Down This Summer, Auction Completed | Loyola Named Among Country’s ‘100 Great Hospitals’

A horse racing harness that was up for auction from Balmoral Park and Maywood Park racetracks. || Bernie Tafoya | Caption: CBS Chicago Friday, May 13, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Everything was up for sale: starter cars, starting gates, restaurant equipment and even the escalators. Now, those assets, from the now-defunct Balmoral Park and Maywood Park horse racing tracks, are all sold. They were part … Continue reading Maywood Park Could Be Torn Down This Summer, Auction Completed | Loyola Named Among Country’s ‘100 Great Hospitals’

Maywood Park’s Closing Means Many Lost Jobs–Harness Link

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 || Originally Published: Harness Link || 10/03/15  On Friday night the finish line will come down, the horses stalled and harness racing at Maywood Park will cease. At the end of the year, so will harness racing at Balmoral Park. A decision by the Illinois Racing Board ends the scheduled meets at the financially troubled tracks, both of which are in … Continue reading Maywood Park’s Closing Means Many Lost Jobs–Harness Link