Track Conditions and Weather Advisory Sign-Up for Horsemen Posted On:Dec 05, 2011 | Posted By:Glen
Attention Trainers, Assistant Trainers, Jockeys, and Jockey Agents: If you wish to be a part of our track condition and weather advisory please give us a call at the ITHA office at (708)- 652-2201.
TheITHA Board of Directors,aspartof an ongoing commitmenttobettermeettheneedsof horsemen stabledandracingat Hawthorne Race Course,are initiatinga “Weather, Track Surface Advisory,and HorsemenUpdate” bytext tousersphone.
This ITHAWeatherandTrack Advisory isa joint venturewithHawthornethat willbetter informour horsemenwithup-to-date track conditions, includingextreme weather conditions, whichmay leadto delays intrainingor closingof thetrack. TheWeatherandTrack Advisory Alert willbeforwardedtothe ITHA, whowill thendistribute theinformationto owners,trainers,assistanttrainers,barnforemen, jockeys,andjockeyagents that wishtoparticipate at NO ITHA CHARGE (StandardText Messaging Rates May Apply). TherewillbeNO ITHA CHARGEandthis willbea voluntaryprogramthatusers cansignupforattheITHAoffice orbye-mailing theITHA your contact information.
The “Weather and Track Advisory Alert” text message will be sent daily during Hawthorne’s race meet at approximately 5:30 a.m. The ITHA hopes that communicating to our horsemen in this fashion will allow for safer training conditions during the winter months.