Pool Party
Preakness Pool Party!
Bet with Experts. Share the Profits.
$35 includes food, race programs & share of the profits
Live Racing
Chicago's Hometown Track
Live Racing Every Saturday & Sunday
Low Take-Out. Full Fields. Renewed Stakes. More Rewards.
Low Take-Out
Keep More of What You Win
NEW Place Pick 8 Wager
New Place Pick 8 wager: $1 min. 8% take-out. Carryovers available. Begins Race 1
Kentucky Derby
Reserved Seats Selling Fast
Win a FREE $1,000 Bet on The Derby
Get all the details to make your Kentucky Derby Day plans, including the chance to make BIG bet...
The Benjamins Contest Series
Weekly Qualifiers for October Championship
$10,000 in CASH PRIZES
Every Sunday: Wager $100 to play. No entry fee. Over $500 in weekly prizes.
Kentucky Derby Handicapping Seminar
Kentucky Derby
Join Emily Gullikson for an open and in-depth discussion featuring pace expectations, past performance analysis and betting strategies.
Free PPs
Every Saturday
Free Data To Help You Win
Complimentary Past Performance Charts on Hawthorne Horses
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Who We Are

Chicago’s Hometown Track. The oldest sporting venue in Illinois for the oldest sport in America. A fourth generation family-owned business. The largest network of off-track betting bars in Chicagoland. The longest running gaming company in Illinois history. Come bet with us!
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  • 4 PointsBet Sportsbooks
  • Live Thoroughbred & Harness Racing
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