11/09/2015 3:16PM

Warm autumn leads to more turf racing


STICKNEY, Ill. – Wednesday is Nov. 11, and the high temperature is forecast to be about 60 degrees, which is way above normal in Chicago. This has been one of the warmest autumns on record, and that’s good news for the Hawthorne turf course, which in this unusually temperate season will last longer into this fall-winter Hawthorne meet than typically would be expected.