Hawthorne’s closing day has come upon us even more quickly than expected: in light of Saturday’s anticipated high of eight degrees, Saturday’s card has been cancelled. Friday’s ten-race program will thus mark closing day of the Thoroughbred meet.
Hawthorne will not be without horses for long, since the winter harness meet starts on January 5. But — first things first — let’s take a dive into Friday’s closing day card. Here we take a look at all ten races, with an ABCX chart as well as comments for each horse on the card.