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Day of Victory Favored in Grace III Arlington Oaks

Lewis Lakin’s Day of Victory, third in the $250,000 Iowa Derby when racing against male rivals last time out, faces foes of her own sex when she heads to post as the 5-2 morning line

Road To The Million VIII: Monday, July 28, 2008

French-bred Spirit One, a late-blossoming 4-year-old colt who gave European superstar Duke of Marmalade a super scare in France’s Group I Prix Ganay April 27, is being added to wh

Karelian Returns with Sea o’Erin Victory

Richard Masson’s Karelian returned from an 11-month layoff to post an upset score in the $150,000 Sea o’Erin Handicap Saturday at Arlington Park.  James Graham rode

Arlington Bugs Are Dangerous


Traditionally, apprentice riders have not faired too well at Arlington Park, but this year a couple of bugs are buzzing loudly.

Coral-Eclipse Hero Mount Nelson Joins Arlington Million Mix

British-bred Mount Nelson, who ascended to the summit of Great Britain’s prestigious Group I Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park July 5, has now become the latest European-based superstar to join

'Cowgirl' Rides to Nicole's Dream Victory

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Tracking the Trends

Visually, a given racetrack may look the same from day to day, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to play the same.

Road to the Million: Vol. 6 - July 16, 2008

Tizdejavu Wires Grade II American Derby

Michael Cooper and Pamela Ziebarth’s Tizdejavu dashed away to an easy lead and never was threatened en route to a 2 ¼-length tally in the Grade II $250,000 American Derby a

Comminque Rallies to Win Grade III Modesty Handicap

G Watts Humphrey Jr.’s Communique saved ground early, made a wide rally into the stretch and drew off to win the Grade III $150,000 Modesty Handicap by 3 ¾ lengths under jockey Re

Stream Cat Wins Arlington Handicap


Cosmonaut to Defend Title in Arlington Handicap

Two-time defending champion Cosmonaut, who races in the colors of Flying Zee Stable, has accepted top impost of 118 pounds and will head to post Saturday as the 7-5 morning-line favorite in the 73r

Communique Favored in Grade III Modesty Handicap

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Tizdejavu Heads Field for Grade II American Derby

Michael Cooper & Pamela Ziebarth’s Tizdejavu, winner of consecutive graded turf stakes at Churchill Downs, invades from his Kentucky homebase as the 2-1 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $250

Road to the Million: Vol. 5

With reigning Horse of the Year Curlin no longer in the mix, South American-bred but North American-based Einstein, hero of Churchill’s Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic on Kentuck

Dreaming of Liz Wins Sweetest Chant Stakes

Frank Calabrese’s Dreaming of Liz wore blinkers for the first time and led every step of the way en route to a neck victory in the $53,300 Sweetest Chant Stakes at Arlington Park on Saturday.

Silverfoot Takes Grade III Stars and Stripes Handicap


Wednesday’s Turf Tab Features Million Preview Day Candidates

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Road To The Million IV: Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Reigning Horse of the Year Curlin passed his initial test on turf in pleasing fashion Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs, moving one step closer to a possible appeara

Champion Curlin Pleases in First Turf Work; Race on Grass Next

Reigning “Horse of the Year” Curlin successfully complete the first step in what could be a journey to Paris to run in the famed Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with a solid work under jockey Robby Alb