Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Jockey Inez Karlsson to Donate Final Day Earnings to Charities
Stickney, IL—As Hawthorne bids adieu to its spring thoroughbred meet, jockey Inez Karlsson will donate all of her mount’s earnings to charities, on Monday, the final day of racing. Proceeds from her earnings will be divided between the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) and The Bridge, an organization for youth and family services.
Karlsson chose what may be a particularly lucrative day for the recipients, as she has mounts in all ten of today’s races, and is chasing a riding title, in which she is three behind leader Tim Thornton.
Hawthorne Race Course begins its Spring Thoroughbred meet on Friday, March 6, 2009 and will continue through April 27, 2009. Post time is 1:25 pm central time for all live racing. Dark days will be Tuesday and Wednesdays. We are located at 3501 S. Laramie Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804.
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