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Barn Notes: Wed. Aug. 10 - AM Edition

Arlington Million XXIX Advance

ARLINGTON MILLION XXIX: CAPE BLANCO VS. 'GIO' IN ANOTHER TURF WAR; MISSION APPROVED, WIGMORE HALL, ZACK HALL TOP OTHER TURF RIVALS

Beverly D. Advance

STACELITA FAVORED IN SECOND AMERICAN START FOR SATURDAY'S $750,000 GRADE I BEVERLY D. STAKES

Secretariat Stakes Advance

TREASURE BEACH FAVORED IN GRADE I SECRETARIAT STAKES; WILLCOX INN SEEKS MID-AMERICA TRIPLE SWEEP

Barn Notes: Monday, Aug. 8 - PM Edition

In Today's Notes: Willcox Inn Got First Look by Marette Farrell, Hilary Pridham; Hawk's Girl Flies to Family Victory With True Team Effort

Barn Notes: Monday, Aug. 8 - AM Edition

In Today's AM Notes: Arlington's Fab Five Favored Over Legends in Jockey Challenge; Longshot General Perfect Stretching Out in Old Age; Two Illinois Owners Stakes Top Friday's Arlington Card

Barn Notes: Sunday, Aug. 7

In Today's Notes: Wigmore Hall, Zack Hall, River Jetez on Grounds at Arlington; Sunday's Work Tab at Arlington Full of Festival Flavoring; Arlington's Fab 5 Active Jockeys Finalized to Face Retired Rivals

Barn Notes: Saturday, Aug. 6

In Today's Notes: Ten Top Turf Runners Pre-Entered for Arlington Million XXIX; Eleven Grass-Favoring Fillies and Mares Set for Beverly D.; Secretariat Stakes Pre-Entries Attract 12 Turf Sophomores<

Mission Approved Arrives for Arlington Million XXIX

Barn Notes: Friday, Aug. 5

In Today's Notes: Jean Cruguet, 72, Readies to Ride at Arlington Aug. 12; Arlington's Oldest Employee to Celebrate 87th Birthday Aug. 12

Barn Notes: Thurs., August 4

In Today's Notes: Jockey Inez Karlsson Plans for Riding Return; Arlington Bugler Jean Laurenz Headed to Yale; Apprentice Jockey Constantino Roman Scores Riding Double Sunday

"Arlington's Fab-5" vs. "Legends" in Pari-Mutuel Race

Once again in 2011 as part of the festivities leading up to the Arlington Million, five retired jockey greats will return to the saddle for one race and square off against five of the top riders in

Road to the 2011 Arlington Million - Vol. 6: Wed., August 3

FIRST INTERNATIONAL EQUINE CHARTER DUE SATURDAY AT O'HARE; OTHER EUROPEAN 'FESTIVAL' INVADERS DUE TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 31

In Today's Notes: Block Mulling 'Festival' Options Following Sunday Breezes; 'Festival'-Bound Willcox Inn, Upperline Work Well Sunday; Seans Silverdancer Being Pointed for Hatoof Stakes Aug. 13; Graham Ties Santana in Jockey's Standings With Saturday Triple

Barn Notes: Friday, July 29

In Today’s Notes:   Rivelli Full of ‘Surprize’ Wins This Season at Arlington; Dorochenko Doubles Thursday Along with Ride

Barn Notes: Thursday, July 28

In Today’s Notes:   Arlington’s All-Time Leading Female Rider Now a Mother; Defending Trainer Champ ‘Cat’ Saddles Sunday Birthday Double; ‘Girls Day Out’ Red Carpet Gathering Saturday; Attention Bettors:  Surface Change Rule Eliminated

Road to the 2011 Arlington Million - Vol. 5: Wednesday, July 27

CAPE BLANCO, GIO PONTI REMAIN ARLINGTON MILLION HEADLINERS; ‘JETEZ’, ‘DUBAWI’ TOP BEVERLY D.; EUROPEANS TO CHALLENGE ‘WILLCOX’

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 24

In Today’s Notes:  Free Fighter Wins Again on Arlington’s Military Appreciation Day; Winchester to Take a Shot

Free Fighter Wins Off the Turf Stars and Stripes

Frank Mancari’s Free Fighter took the lead in mid-stretch and drew off to win the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes Saturday at Arlington Park.  The Mike Reavis-trained son of Out of Place was ridden by Tim Thornton and covered the mile and a half over Polytrack in a track record of 2:31.98 for the seldom run distance.

Arlington Park Barn Notes: Sat. July 23

In Today’s Notes: Winchester Given a Shot at Stars and Stripes Taken Off Turf; Chicagoland’s Overnight Rains Followed Near Record Heat Wave; European-based Arlington Million Candidate Runner-Up at York; Becker Ties Rivelli in Trainer Standings Friday