Racing & Wagering

2012 Overnight Stakes Schedule Announced

A schedule of 13 overnight stakes races worth an aggregate $845,000 for the 2012 meet was announced by Arlington Park Director of Racing and Racing Secretary Chris Polzin.

Arlington Million Tops 2012 Stakes Schedule

The International Festival of Racing, featuring the 30th running of the Grade I Arlington Million, tops a 2012 schedule that includes 26 stakes races worth $5.8 million during 90 days of racing at

Stacelita & Gio Ponti Among 20 Arlington Raced Horses Pre-Entered for Breeders' Cup

Arlington Park again proved to be a stepping-stone for the Breeders' Cup World Championships with one Breeders' Cup Challenge winner, four additional 2011 Arlington stakes winners, 11 other Arlingt

Curtain Falls on 2011 Arlington Meet

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Sept. 25, 2011) – The 86-day meeting at Arlington Park ended Sunday, Sept. 25, with track management upbeat and looking ahead to the 2012 season.

Barn Notes: Sunday, Sept. 25

In Today's Notes: Larry Rivelli Wins 2011 Arlington Park Training Title; Leading Jockey Honors Still Undecided Sunday Morning; Jockey Julio Felix Scores Saturday Hat Trick; Lassie Winner Rocket Twentyone Works Sunday Morning; Services for Janell Bettis Tuesday in Louisiana

Barn Notes: Saturday, Sept. 24

In Today's Notes: Junior Wins 4 Friday to Launch Last Days Bid for Jockey Title; Leading Trainer Honors Still Up for Grabs; Doubledown Stable, Dan Peitz, Florent Geroux Win September Awards; Lassie Heroine Rocket Twentyone Scheduled for Sunday Breeze

Arlington Park Barn Notes: Friday, Sept. 23

In Today's Notes: Jermaine Rides Thursday Triple Prior to Hawthorne Campaign; Arlington Family's Angela Hillebrand Suwanski Recovering; Arlington Trainer Danny Miller Getting Better Every Day; Memorial Service for Trainer Tommy Tomillo Friday

Barn Notes: Thursday, Sept. 22

In Today's Notes: Arlington Stakes Winners Have Interesting Fall Futures; Season-High Place, Show Prices Set in September; Joy Spindler Showing Grandmother's Glow; Reminder: Post Time Friday 1 p.m.

Barn Notes: Wednesday, Sept. 21

In Today’s Notes:  Rivelli, Becker Continue Training Duel; ‘Cat’ Could Pounce; Junior Scores Riding Triple Sunday to Challenge in Jockey’s Race; Wigmore Hall, Never Retreat Win Sunday Stakes at Woodbine

Barn Notes: Sunday, Sept. 18

In Today's Notes:Marketing Mix 'Probable' for Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup; Pucker Up Runner-Up Leaves Leigh Bentley Beaming Sunday; Trac N Jam Compromised by Traffic Problems; Don't Tell Sophia Victim of Rough Trip; Pucker Up Pacesetter Love Dare Headed Back to Louisiana

Marketing Mix Sends Message with Pucker Up Victory

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Sept. 17, 2011) – Glen Hill Farm’s Marketing Mix took advantage of a ground-saving trip and drew off in the stretch to win the Grade III $100,000 Pucker Up Stakes by 3 1/4 lengths on Saturday at Arlington Park. 

Barn Notes: Saturday, Sept. 17

In Today's Notes: Former Jockey Larry Sterling Jr. Returns to Training; Becker Gets Training Double Friday - Cuts Rivelli Lead to Two; Jockey J. Z. Santana Posts Riding Double Friday; Apprentice Josh Molitor Rides Two Winners Friday

Barn Notes: Friday, Sept. 16

In Today's Notes: Leigh Bentley Tries to Kiss the Sky in Saturday's Pucker Up Stakes; Leading Jockey James Graham Rides Thursday Triple; Jockey Florent Geroux Becomes a Father for First Time

Barn Notes: Thursday, Sept. 15

In Today's Notes: Pucker Up's Maid of Heaven Brings Kellyn Gorder Back to Town; Lassie Runner-Up Essence of Bubbles Louisiana-Bound; Hogy Headed Back to Sprint Competition; Geroux Takes Off All Mounts Thursday

Fourteen Entered in Grade III Pucker Up Stakes

Barn Notes: Wednesday, Sept. 14

In Today's Notes: Howard's End of 2011 Arlington Season Beats the Beginning; Arlington's 2011 Jockey, Trainer Titles Still Up for Grabs

Barn Notes: Sunday, Sept. 11

Shared Property Wins Arlington-Washington Futurity

Both trainer Tom Amoss and jockey Leandro Goncalves were confident that Jerry Namy's Shared Property would run a big race in the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity. Their confidence was rewarded as the son of Scat Daddy made a late rally in the center of the track to catch Take Charge Indy to win the one mile race by a length, covering the distance in 1:37.93.

Rocket Twentyone Wins Arlington-Washington Lassie

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Sept. 10, 2011) – Perhaps jockey Eusebio Razo Jr. has a future as a fortune teller as he predicted from the first time that he rode Frank Fletcher's Rocket Twentyone that the filly would win the Grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie at Arlington Park. The rider was proved correct when he guided the daughter of Indian Charlie to a half-length victory in the one-mile race over Polytrack.

Barn Notes: Saturday, Sept. 10

In Today's Notes:French Jockey Florent Geroux Boosting Career at Arlington Park; Graham, Santana and Alvarado Continue Leading Rider Battle; DiVito Saddles Training Triple Friday; Ormond Quay Scratched from Arlington-Washington Futurity