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Arlington Classic Winner Willcox Inn Returns in Grade II American Derby

All In Stable’s Willcox Inn, winner of the $100,000 Arlington Classic, the first leg of the Mid-America Triple on May 28, returns to the local oval in pursuit of that series’ secon

Juniper Pass, Interaction Top Grade III Arlington Handicap

Betty & Robert Irvin’s Juniper Pass, a winner of back-to-back Grade II events in California, and Poza de Luna’s Interaction, a multiple Group I winner in his native Argentina,

Wasted Tears Favored in Grade III Modesty Handicap

The Bart Evans-owned and -trained Wasted Tears will attempt to stretch her speed out to a mile and three-sixteenths as the 122-pound starting highweight in the Grade III $150,000 M

Road to the 2011 Arlington Million - Vol. 2

Barn Notes: Monday, July 4

Tajaaweed Trying Saturday’s Arlington Handicap Again;Wasted Tears at Arlington for Saturday’s Modesty Handicap; Junior Jumps Right Back Into Winner’s Circle Sunday; Jockey Julio Felix Rides Three Winners Sunday

Devil By Design Takes Grade III Chicago Handicap

Underscoring her affinity for the seven-furlong  distance, John Gunther, Eurowest Bloodstock Services and Tony Chedraoui’s Devil By Design rallied three-wide into the stretch to overtake the front runners and draw off for a 1 3/4-length victory in the Grade III $100,000 Chicago Handicap Sunday at Arlington Park.  The 5-year-old mare, trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott and ridden by Corey Nakatani, covered the distance in 1:25.54.

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 3

Former Jockey Carlos Silva Saddles First Winner as Trainer;Jockey Brandon  Meier Returns from Injury With Two Wins; Indian Jockey Narredu Returns to India Sunday; Jockey Seth Martinez Scores S

Barn Notes: Sat. July 2

Irish Invader Arriving Monday for American Derby July 9; Willcox Inn Heads List of American Derby Probable Starters; Baird, Becker and Midwest Thoroughbreds Win June Awards

Barn Notes: Friday, July 1

Promising 2-Year-Old Horses Preview Saturday’s Fireworks Show; Introducing Owner-Trainer Mark Jensen to Arlington Guests; Trainer D. Wayne Lukas Makes 2011 Arlington Debut Sunday

Solid Field of Distaffers Assembled for G3 Chicago ‘Cap

Grade I stakes winners Dr.

Barn Notes: Thurs. June 30

The ‘Doctor’ Is In – Sunday’s Chicago Handicap;Jockey Junior Alvarado Returns to Riding Sunday at Arlington; Jockey J. Z. Santana Soars to Lead With Wednesday Triple

Road to the 2011 Arlington Million - Vol. I

Barn Notes: Sun. June 26

Block Builds Lead, Janks Adds to Streak in Prairie State Festival; Additional Festival Facts

Block and Janks Score at Prairie State Festival

It may be as close as a sure thing as there is in horse racing that trainers Chris Block and Christine Janks will each saddle at least one winner at the Prairie State Festival.  Block, the leading conditioner in the annual Illinois-bred showcase, added two more wins to his record, which now stands at 19 victories in the series of races.  Janks, who is the second-leading trainer in the Festival, posted a victory as well.

$16,480 Pick 5 Carryover for Sunday

Barn Notes: Fri. June 24

Ron Magers Running Third Chance in Prairie State Festival; Christine Janks Will Be at Arlington Saturday With Nine Entered

Barn Notes: Thurs. June 23

J. R. Smith Jr.

Illinois Champions Dundalk Dust and River Bear Featured in Prairie State Fest

Barn Notes: Wed. June 22

Arlington’s Prairie State Festival Saturday Keeps Block Building; Kristufek Previews Prairie State Festival Friday; Jockey Brandon Meier Back in the Saddle Wednesday

Barn Notes: Sunday, June 19

DiVito Saddles Three Winner Saturday at Arlington Saturday;Jockey Julio Felix Hits a Hat Trick at Arlington Saturday;Fundraiser for Retiring Racehorses Coming June 25;Fire and Police Appreciation D