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  • Winners Of Grade/Group I Races On Five Continents Make Arlington Million XXXI A Global Gala

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 14, 2013) – Priscilla Vaccarezza’s three-time North American Grade I winner and defending Arlington Million champion Little Mike will defend his crown against a field that includes the winners of Group I races on four other continents in Saturday’s marquee turf spectacular.  The Dale Romans-trained son of Spanish Steps has not finished better than fourth in three Grade/Group I events in 2013, including a disappointing trip to Dubai, but has been training forwardly for his confident connections.

  • Europeans Invade Local Favorites For Beverly D.

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 14, 2013) – Craig Bernick said he wants to test his family’s Marketing Mix on an international level, and the mare will get that chance as the 5-2 morning line favorite against eight others in the Grade I $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes as part of the International Festival of Racing on Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Thirteen Vie For Secretariat Stakes Title

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Aug. 14, 2013) –     Thirteen sophomore colts and geldings will contest the $500,000 Grade I Secretariat Stakes at 1¼-miles on Arlington International's world-famous turf course. Three have a special connection to the Secretariat, being sons of 2004 winner Kitten's Joy, who will seek to become the first Secretariat winner to sire a subsequent winner. That trio of runners looking to make history will be met by four runners exiting the Grade II Virginia Derby, another major race won by Kitten's Joy in 2004.

  • Dandino Invades As American St. Leger Favorite

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Aug. 14, 2013) –  In last year’s inaugural running of the American St. Leger, it was the globetrotting Jakkalberry owned by Darren Dance’s Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock and trained by Marco Botti that took home the top prize in the $400,000 race.  That team returns this year with the British-bred Dandino in hopes of a repeat score in Saturday’s mile and eleven-sixteenths marathon turf event at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Barn Notes: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 – 1st edition

    In Today’s Notes: Contessa Shares Firm Stance on Rydilluc’s Strengths

  • Arlington Jockey Colony Well Represented in International Festival

    Ask any rider which race he or she would most like to win, and the most frequently offered answer is the Kentucky Derby, but within each riding colony around the country, there exists a sense of pr

  • International Festival Barn Notes: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 – 2nd Edition

    In Today’s Notes:Local Connections Want Beverly D. Win for Marketing Mix;Key Connections Relish Chance to Run in Million

  • International Festival Barn Notes: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 – 1st Edition

    In Today’s Notes: Euros Take to the Track for the First Time; Godolphin’s Hunter’s Light Takes on Third Continent of 2013

  • Barn Notes: Monday, August 12, 2013 – Late Edition

    In Today’s Notes: Trainer Reade Baker Confident in Solid Appeal; Final Europeans Arrive For Festival

  • Barn Notes: Monday, August 12, 2013 – 1st Edition

    In Today’s Notes: Kitten’s Joy Offspring Figure Prominently in International Festival of Racing