Lockport's Angie Affrunti has gone from little girl riding and jumping horses to the first woman to capture a Chicagoland circuit harness racing training title in the last 11 years.
Harness racing on the Chicago circuit will take a short break starting this weekend with Super Bowl Sunday. There will be no live racing at either Balmoral or Maywood Parks from Sunday, February 5 through Tuesday, February 12. Racing will then resume with Balmoral's Wednesday, February 13.
Maywood Park's harness racing driver and trainer titles for 2012 may have gone to a pair of first time winners but both are very familiar with the winners circle as veterans Mike Oosting and Angie Affrunti toted home top honors at the Melrose Park oval.
The Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce that the following individuals were chosen for induction into the Illinois Harness Racing Hall of Fame.