The calendar below contains the Race Meets, Practices and FastCATs for 2022.
GCWC Race Practice Schedule for 2022
To call and confirm all practice dates. 847-756-4416.
Check with Maggie about Practice in poor conditions for all Gardner practices. Phone 815-954-9278
Check the GCWC’s web site http://www.ChicagoWhippet.org or our Facebook page for updates to the schedule and for practice cancellations.
Non members who come when work starts and help with the grounds work, mowing, setting up equipment etc. practice is free. No one practices until grounds work is finished.
Practice starts at 11:00 except July and August, see below, and is $3 per dog for the day at Gardner.
Gardner Practices: Are $3 per dog for the day for Non-members.
No one practices till all grounds and other required work is completed. Practice ends when heat dictates or when all dogs have practiced.
Watch the GCWC Facebook page and the GCWC Practice group on Groups.io for updates and cancellations due to track conditions and weather.
April 23 at 11:00
May 14 at 11:00
June 26 at 9:00 Sunday
July 9 at 9:00
August 6 at 9:00
September 17 at 11:00
October 15 at 11:00
The GCWC will host Four (2 weekends) Whippet Racing Association Meets for whippets at 200 yd, at River Road Park, a Kankakee Valley Park District-owned site, Kankakee, IL.
April 16 and 17
September 3 and 4 (Labor Day Weekend)
May 28 and 29 in Bloomington
June 18 and 19 in Grayslake
Directions to Gardner:
Take I 55 South of Joliet to the Gardner Rd. Exit. Go West, to the right, past the BP station to Gorman Rd., about 1 mile. Turn Right, to the North, about 1 mile, to Grinter Rd. Turn Left, West, to the 3rd house on the right, about 0.75 miles. Home of Maggie Wasso, Delphi Whippets. Phone 815-954-9278.
2390 Grinter Rd. Gardner, IL 60424