Racing & Wagering

International Festival Barn Notes: Friday, August 17, 2012 – AM Edition

Domestic Shippers Arrive for International Festival of Racing

International Festival Barn Notes: Thursday, August 16, 2012 – PM Edition

In Today's Notes: Afsare Works Thursday for Saturday's Arlington Million; Wigmore Hall Readies for Another Arlington Million; Germany's Kapitale Ready for Saturday's Beverly

International Festival Barn Notes: Thursday, August 16, 2012 – AM Edition

In Today's Notes: Secretariat Part of Clement's Career Plan for Summer Front; Aruna Gives Motion Chance to Check Beverly D. Off Bucket List; Follow Million Day via Twitter

Inaugural $400,000 American St. Leger Draws Worldwide Cast of 12 for Marathon Event

With the dearth of true marathon distance events in North American racing, Arlington Park took the initiative in 2012 to enhance its International Festival of Racing program by inaugurating the $40

Marketing Mix Slight Favorite in Grade I Beverly D.

With horses invading from at least four countries as well as various parts of the United States for the Grade I $750,000 Beverly D., perhaps it is somewhat ironic that Glen Hill Farm's 3-1 morning line favorite Marketing Mix has been based in Barn 1A on the Arlington Park backstretch for much of the summer.

Eleven Entered for 30th Arlington Million; Boisterous, Crackerjack King Two Top Choices

North American-based Boisterous, owned by Phipps Stable, and Irish-bred invader Crackerjack King, owned by the Crackerjack King Syndicate, were set as the top two choices Wednesday when a field of 11 was drawn for Saturday's 30th anniversary edition of the Arlington Million – as always the centerpiece event of the Chicago Thoroughbred racing season.

3-Year-Old Turf Supremacy on Line in Grade I Secretariat

Dale Romans is unsure whether any horse can usurp I'll Have Another as leader of the 3-year-old male division, but one thing is near certain: the winner of the Grade I $500,000 Secretariat Stakes on Saturday at Arlington Park will be leader of the 3-year-old turf division.

International Festival Barn Notes: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 – PM Edition


International Festival Barn Notes: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 – AM Edition

In Today's Notes: Festival-Bound Crackerjack King, Jakkalberry Gallop Wednesday; France's Bayrir on Track for Saturday's Secretariat Stakes; Beverly D.-Bound I'm A Dreamer 'M

International Festival Barn Notes: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 – PM Edition

In Today's Notes: Stidham Seeks Elusive Million Day Grade I; Hall of Fame Trainer McGaughey Looks for Marquee Million Win

International Festival Barn Notes: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 – AM Edition

In Today's Notes: Dark Stranger Lame Saturday; Removed from Flight Manifest; European Jockey Ryan Moore Replaced Aboard Festival Rides; Bayrir, Afsare Gallop Over Arlington's Main Track Tuesday; Three Festival Seminars Scheduled This Week

International Festival Barn Notes: Monday, August 13, 2012 – PM Edition

In Today's Notes: Cherokee Lord, Vertiformer Get Arlington Million Breezes Monday; France's Bayrir, Gosden's Group Head Festival Horses on Grounds; Retired Riders Barbara Jo Rubin, Patti Cooksey Made History

International Festival Barn Notes: Monday, August 13, 2012 – AM Edition

In Today's AM Notes:  Romans Readies Cavalry Charge Toward Mid-America Triple; Little Mike Stretches Out for Million Bid

International Festival Barn Notes: Sunday, August 12, 2012

In Today's Notes: Trio of Beverly D. Prospects Breeze at Arlington Sunday; All Stormy Breezes for Arlington's Secretariat Stakes; Ioya Bigtime Breezes for Arlington's American St. Leger

Suntracer, Peyote Patty Give Block Illinois Owners Sweep

Faced with a choice between next Saturday's inaugural running of the $400,000 American St.

International Festival Barn Notes: Saturday, August 11, 2012

In Today's Notes: France's Bayrir Due In Tonight on First of Five Festival Flights; Arlington-based Festival Prospects Work Saturday; Graham Ties Torres for Lead in Jockeys' Standings Friday

International Festival of Racing Pre-Entries Announced

In Today's Notes: Eleven Top Turf Runners Pre-Entered for Arlington Million XXX; Ten Grass-Favoring Fillies and Mares Set for Beverly D; Secretariat Stakes Shaping Up With Nine Sophomores Likely; Inaugural American St. Leger Attracts Full Field of 14

Barn Notes: Thursday, August 09, 2012

In Today's Notes: Irish Eyes Focus on Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown Thursday; Fires Firming Up for Arlington's 3rd Jockey Legends Race Aug. 17

Two Illinois Owners Stakes Tops Saturday's Card

With international horses slated to take center stage for the Aug.

Road to the 2012 Arlington Million - Vol. VI: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

All systems remain on 'go' for the British-bred European-based Treasure Beach to add his name to the historical connection between the Arlington Million and the Secretariat Stakes.