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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Balmoral Park in Crete ready for tonight's 2014 Super Night

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Balmoral Park in Crete ready for tonight's 2014 Super Night

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Balmoral Park to host 'Super Night' Saturday

CRETE | Balmoral Park will host the annual Super Night event Saturday featuring championship racing where the best Illinois bred horses will compete for over $1.3 million in purse money.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am
Balmoral Park event raises $4,700 for breast cancer research

Balmoral Park event raises $4,700 for breast cancer research

WGN-TV midday news anchor Dina Bair hosted the event at Balmoral Park. She is pictured with Ken Churilla, Balmoral Park's director of marketing. Bair is a two-time cancer survivor.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am
Balmoral Park event raises $4,700 for breast cancer research

Balmoral Park event raises $4,700 for breast cancer research

CRETE | Horses weren’t the only ones hoofing it on June 7 at Balmoral Park, 26435 S. Dixie Highway, as runners and walkers from all over the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana converged on the horse racing facility for the sixth annual Runnin’ With The Horses Run/Walk event. This year saw th…

June 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Balmoral Park event raises $4,700 for breast cancer research

Balmoral Park event raises $4,700 for breast cancer research

Runners begin the 5K event on June 7 at Balmoral Park in Crete to raise funds for breast cancer research.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am
Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

Runners at the start of the 2013 Runnin' With The Horses 5K race at Balmoral Park in Crete.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am
Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

CRETE | Horses won't be the only thing running at Balmoral Park on June 7 as runners and walkers from all over the Chicago area will take to the track in the sixth annual Runnin' With the Horses event to benefit breast cancer research.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois horse racing industry anxious over online betting deal

SPRINGFIELD | It could be a make or break day for Illinois' horse racing industry.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Much to be thankful for in Chicago Southland

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Much to be thankful for in Chicago Southland

With Thanksgiving recently passed and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the many things we are thankful for here in the Chicago Southland. I am thankful for ...

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Balmoral Park in Crete ready for tonight's 2013 'Super Night'

OFFBEAT: Balmoral Park in Crete ready for tonight's 2013 'Super Night'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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 Balmoral Park fundraiser garners $4,400 to fight breast cancer

Balmoral Park fundraiser garners $4,400 to fight breast cancer

Balmoral Park in Crete recently hosted a fundraiser for the One In A Million campaign to fund breast cancer research. Pictured are Jane Melvin, left, co-chair of Dancing With Chicago Celebrities, which runs the One In A Million campaign; Ken Churilla, marketing director for Balmoral Park, an…

June 24, 2013 12:00 am
Balmoral Park fundraiser garners $4,400 to fight breast cancer

Balmoral Park fundraiser garners $4,400 to fight breast cancer

CRETE | Runners from all over the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana converged June 8 on Balmoral Park for the fifth annual Runnin' With The Horses 5K run, which drew about 400 runners and raised more than $4,400 in the fight against breast cancer.

June 24, 2013 12:00 am

Vendor booths available for Balmoral Park's St. Baldrick's event

CRETE | Vendor booths are available for the annual St. Baldrick's event on March 16 at Balmoral Park, 26435 S. Dixie Highway, according to a news release.

February 04, 2013 12:00 am
Balmoral Park collects Toys for Tots

Balmoral Park collects Toys for Tots

Balmoral Park Marketing Assistant Janet Barding poses with some of the toys donated by Balmoral Park staff and patrons for the 2012 Toys For Tots campaign.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Balmoral Park collects Toys for Tots

Balmoral Park collects Toys for Tots

CRETE | From Barbie dolls to bicycles to games to toy trucks, Balmoral Park patrons and staff all chipped in resulting in thousands of dollars of toys for the 2012 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots campaign. All of the donated toys will be gifted to less fortunate children in the commu…

December 20, 2012 12:00 am

Children get free pictures with Santa at Balmoral Park

CRETE | While Santa typically arrives in a sleigh pulled by Rudolph and the rest of his reindeer, this Saturday he’ll ride into Balmoral Park in Crete behind a horse as he stops by to visit with the kids. Instead of coming down the chimney, Santa will be coming down the home stretch as he ma…

November 21, 2012 12:00 am

Balmoral Park hosts breast cancer awareness event Saturday

CRETE | Balmoral Park, the harness horse racing facilities located in Crete, joins the fight against breast cancer Saturday as it hosts the third annual Paint the Park Pink with WGN-TV's Dina Bair, according to a news release.

October 03, 2012 12:00 am
Balmoral Park "Super Saturday" Collector Glass Tumbler

Balmoral Park "Super Saturday" Collector Glass Tumbler

The first 2,000 guests Saturday to Balmoral Park in Crete receive a free collectible glass pint tumbler for the 2012 "Super Saturday" annual event.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am
Formal Announcing Horns at Balmoral Park in Crete, Ill.

Formal Announcing Horns at Balmoral Park in Crete, Ill.

Announcing horns call horses to the starting line at the 85-year-old Balmoral Park in Crete, Ill.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am

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