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Barn Notes: Monday, May 2

  • European Trainer to be Active at Arlington All Season Long
  • Three Different Post Times at Arlington for Opening Weekend

Barn Notes: Friday, April 29

ARLINGTON ANNOUNCER DOOLEY DEALING WITH DETACHED RETINA

Arlington to Host Two Breeders' Cup Challenge Races in 2011

‘Festival Free Pass' Offered to Winners of Selected Races

Night School Launch Looms Monday

Horse Player NOW partners Jeremy Plonk, 39, and Joe Kristufek, 41, long have been passionate advocates of fan education.

Arlington to Run 22 Stakes in 2011 Worth a Robust $4.3 Million

The International Festival of Racing, featuring the 29th  running of the Grade I Arlington Million, tops a 2011 schedule that includes 22 stakes races and two overnight stakes races

Informed Decision 7-2 Second Choice in Filly & Mare Sprint

Augustin Stable's Informed Decision has been installed as the 7-2 second choice in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf on Friday at Churchill Downs.  Rinterval (20-1), w

Arlington Breeders' Cup Challenge Winners Éclair de Lune, Debussy & Chamberlain Bridge Among Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries

Arlington Park again proved to be a stepping-stone for the Breeders' Cup World Championships with three Breeders' Cup Challenge winners, three additional 2010 Arlington stakes winners, 10 other Arlington Park '10 participants and six additional horses who raced at Arlington in past seasons listed among the 184 horses pre-entered for this year's event to be run at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on Friday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 6.

Calabrese, Catalano, Baze Win Meet Titles

The 91-day meeting at Arlington Park ended Sunday, Sept. 26, with owner Frank C.

Catalano Betters Own Single-Season Mark

Trainer Wayne Catalano bettered his own single-season training record of 74 victories set in 2007 when he saddled his 75th winner of the meet on closing day Sunday, Sept.

Wonderlandbynight Wins Arlington-Washington Lassie

Mark Dedomenico's Wonderlandbynight survived a claim of foul by the jockey of runner-up Jordy Y to win the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie by 2 ½ lengths on Saturday.  The daughter o

Major Gain Gives Catalano Second Straight Futurity Win

Two-Year-Olds Spotlighted Saturday with Renewals of Futurity & Lassie

Two-year-olds of both sexes take the spotlight Saturday at Arlington Park with the 76th edition of the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity and the 76th edition of the the Grade III $10

Dade Babe Easy Victress in Grade III Pucker Up Stakes

Lawrence Peifer's Dade Babe jumped out to an easy lead in the Grade III $100,000 Pucker Up Stakes and never looked back en route to a 3 3/4-length score in the Labor Day headliner at Arlington Park

Gran Estreno Repeats in Grade III Washington Park Handicap

With his half-length victory in the Grade III $120,000 Washington Park Handicap Saturday at Arlington Park, Feel The Thunder Stable's Gran Estreno earned an automatic starting berth in the Grade I

Wide Open Pucker Up Stakes Draws 10 Turf Distaffers

Arlington Park presents its annual Turf Showcase card on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6 with eight of the day's nine contests scheduled to be run on Arlington's world famous turf course.

Longtime Chicago Trainer Tom Tomillo Dies at Age 66

Illinois racing lost one of its most ardent supporters when longtime trainer Tom Tomillo passed away Sept. 1 at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

Defending Champion Gran Estreno Seeks Grade III Washington Park Handicap Repeat

Feel the Thunder Stable's Gran Estreno, who posted a mild upset when winning the 2009 edition of the Grade III Washington Park Handicap, returns in search of a repeat bid in Saturday's $150,000 rac

Debussy Scripts Gio Ponti’s Loss In 2010 Arlington Million

HRH Princess Haya of Jordan’s Debussy – a 4-year-old Irish-bred son of Diesis – scored an unexpected victory with a crescendo of a late run in Arlington Million XXVIII Saturday.

Éclair De Lune Gives Duchossois Emotional Victory In Grade I Beverly D.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Aug. 21, 2010) - Arlington Park chairman Richard L.