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

Maywood Park Track Ends Harness Racing, Balmoral Next–Tribune

Monday, October 5, 2015 || Originally Published: Chicago Tribune || 10/2/15 || By Neil Milbert Maywood Park, which inaugurated betting on harness racing in Illinois in 1946, seems destined to have run its final race [last] Friday. Harness racing, meanwhile, at Balmoral Park in Crete will come to a close at the end of the year. Both tracks have been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy … Continue reading Maywood Park Track Ends Harness Racing, Balmoral Next–Tribune