Arlington Million

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  • Record Million Preview Day Handle Set

    The total handle on Arlington Park's 12-race Million Preview Day card on Saturday, July 14, of $7,616,325, the highest Million Preview Day handle since the event was launched in 2001.  In addi

  • Barn Notes: Sunday, July 15, 2012

    In Today's Notes: Rahystrada On Course for Another Arlington Million Run; Beverly D. Rematch Possible for Romacaca and Upperline; American St. Leger Might Be 'Bigtime's Next Marathon; Leading Rider Torres Celebrates Win Quartet Saturday

  • 'Bigtime' Upset In Grade III Stars and Stripes

    Trainer Chris Block could have entered Team Block's Ioya Bigtime in either the Grade III Arlington Handicap or the Grade III Stars and Stripes Stakes but opted at entry time for the latter race, a decision which proved to be fortunate as the son of Dynaformer stole the $150,000 race at odds of 41-1 over favored Musketier.

  • Cozzetti Scores in Grade III American Derby

    Trainer Dale Romans has accounted for two-thirds of the 2012 Mid-America Triple after sending Albaugh Family Stable's Cozzetti to win the Grade III $200,000 American Derby by a neck in a thrilling finish over Jim Tafel's All Stormy. Shaun Bridgmohan rode the son of Cozzene who covered a mile and three-sixteenths over "good" turf in 1:57.42.

  • Rahystrada Wins Grade III Arlington 'Cap for Second Time

    Robert Courtney Jr.'s 2010 Grade III Arlington Handicap winner Rahystrada returned to Arlington Park to capture the 2012 edition of the $200,000 turf race in wire-to-wire fashion under jockey Joel Rosario. The Scooter Hughes-trained son of Rahy went the mile and a quarter over "good" turf in 2:01.84.

  • Romacaca Gamely Prevails in Grade III Modesty Handicap

    Frank Calabrese's Romacaca prevailed after a prolonged stretch duel with Barbara Hunter's Snow Top Mountain to win the Grade III $200,000 Modesty Handicap by a neck Saturday at Arlington Park. The Danny Miller-trained daughter of Running Stag covered the mile and three-sixteenths over "good" turf in 1:56.67.

  • Road To The 2012 Million Vol. II: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

    EUROPEAN TRAINERS O'BRIEN, GOSDEN EYING ARLINGTON MILLION AGAIN;
    GOSDEN ALSO PONDERING BEVERLY D., AMERICAN ST. LEGER POSSIBILITIES

  • Road To The 2012 Million: Vol. 1 - Wednesday, July 04, 2012

    ARLINGTON'S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF RACING COMING UP AUG. 18; FOUR GRADED STAKES FOR MILLION PREVIEW DAY JULY 14 TAKING SHAPE

  • Stacelita & Gio Ponti Among 20 Arlington Raced Horses Pre-Entered for Breeders' Cup

    Arlington Park again proved to be a stepping-stone for the Breeders' Cup World Championships with one Breeders' Cup Challenge winner, four additional 2011 Arlington stakes winners, 11 other Arlingt