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Pataky Kid & Gold Edge Take Rich 2-Year-Old Stakes at Arlington

Swifty Farms' Pataky Kid and Dolphus Morrison's Gold Edge shared the Saturday spotlight at Arlington Park with their respective victories in the Grade III $150,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity and

Barn Notes: Saturday, September 08, 2012

In Today's Notes: Jockey Channing Hill Readies to Explore New Worlds; Apprentice Alejandro Contreras Bookends Friday's Program

Barn Notes: Friday, September 07, 2012

In Today's Notes: Apprentice Jockey Alex Canchari Returns to Arlington; Leading Rider Torres Still Torrid With Riding Double Thursday

Barn Notes: Thursday, September 06, 2012


Two-Year-Olds Spotlighted Saturday for the Grade III Arlington-Washington Lassie & the Grade III Arlington-Washington Futurity

An overflow field of 14 juvenile fillies including stakes winners Sweet Redemption, American Sugar and Gold Edge passed the entry box for Saturday's Grade III $150,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie w

Barn Notes: Wednesday, September 05, 2012

In Today's Notes: Tanner Riggs Returning to Arlington After Winning Canterbury Title; Sweet Redemption Set for Saturday's Arlington-Washington Lassie

Middie Pulls 14-1 Upset in Grade III Washington Park Handicap in Track Record Time

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Barn Notes: Saturday, September 01, 2012

In Today's Notes: Arlington's Vicki Vise Paving the Way for Female Outriders; Training Triple for 'Cat' Friday as Mena Scores Riding Hat Trick

Barn Notes: Friday, August 31, 2012

In Today's Notes: French Jockey Florent Geroux Making Up for Lost Time; Conditioner Mike Reavis Narrowly Misses Training Triple

Barn Notes: Thursday, August 30, 2012

In Today's Notes: Stephen Foster Winner Pool Play Set for Washington Park 'Cap; Mister Marti Gras Seeking Second Win in Washington Park 'Cap; Ballyjamesduff Scratched Thursday for Run in Washington Park

Mister Marti Gras Seeks Washington Park 'Cap Title Defense

Lothenbach Stables' 2011 Washington Park Handicap winner Mister Marti Gras will be co-highweighted at 119 pounds in his title defense in the Grade III $150,000 race that will be run Saturday at nin

Barn Notes: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

In Today's Notes: Four Days of Fun Scheduled for Arlington's Labor Day Weekend; Workin for Hops Ready to Try Saturday's Washington Park 'Cap; Beverly D. Runner Kapitale Works for Woodbine's Canadian Stakes; Torres, Graham Stay in Tight Battle for Leading Rider Honors

Barn Notes: Sunday, August 26, 2012

In Today's Notes: Mister Marti Gras Works for Saturday's Washington Park 'Cap; Pool Play Prepares in Canada for Washington Park Handicap; Jockey James Graham Rides Two Winners Saturday

Barn Notes: Saturday, August 25, 2012

In Today's Notes: Trainer Neil Pessin: Ambassador for Racing at Arlington; Hall of Fame Jockey Pat Day Reached 7,000 Wins 15 Years Ago Today; Visitation for Margaret Sudberry on Sunday in Pekin, Illinois

Barn Notes: Friday, August 24, 2012

In Today's Notes: Arlington Trainer Michele Boyce Stays Focused On The Future; Dr. Fager's Big Day at Arlington Came 44 Years Ago Today

Barn Notes: Thursday, August 23, 2012

In Today's Notes: Upperline, 'Willcox' Exit Beverly D., Million 'In Good Shape'; Catalano, Stidham Stay One-Two in Trainer Standings; Torres, Graham Continue Duel for Leading Rider Honors; Maywood's Joe Mazzone Arlington's Announcer for Thursday

Barn Notes: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

In Today's Notes: History Favors Future of Inaugural American St. Leger; Beverly D. Pace Setter Romacaca Returns 'Happy and Sassy'; All Stormy Exits Secretariat Stakes Ready to Run Again

Arlington Million Attendance of 34,022 Best in More Than Two Decades

The 2012 Arlington Million/International Festival of Racing Day crowd of 34,022 not only represented a 10% increase from the 31,069 that attended the 2011 International Festival of Racing, it also

International Festival Barn Notes: Sun., Aug. 19

In Today's Notes: Germany's Kapitale to Keep Campaign in North America; Europeans in Fine Fettle Sunday Shortly Before Flight Time; Inaugural American St. Leger One for the Books; Hall of Famer Fires Made History 22 Years Ago Today

Little Mike Stands Up for America in Arlington Million XXX


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 18, 2012)—After breaking in full stride to take immediate control of the 30th anniversary edition of the Arlington Million, Priscilla Vaccarezza’s Kentucky-based Little Mike made the pace throughout and withstood a late surge by Darley Stud Management’s European-based Afsare to save the day for the America’s equine team in the last of the four races that now make up Arlington’s International Festival of Racing.