Racing & Wagering

Tuscan Evening Wins Grade III Modesty Handicap

William Deburgh's Tuscan Evening kept her 2010 record intact with a front-stepping half-length victory at Arlington Park in the Grade III $150,000 Modesty Handicap, one of three graded stakes that

Arlington Classic Winner Workin for Hops Returns in Grade II American Derby

Estrorace LLC's Workin for Hops, winner of the $150,000 Arlington Classic, the first leg of the Mid-America Triple, returns to the local oval in pursuit of that series' second leg, the Grade II $20

General Quarters Tops Field for Grade III Arlington Handicap

Thomas McCarthy's General Quarters, winner of the Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic at Churchill Downs in May, faces 10 rivals including Jonathan Sheppard's Just as Well in the Grade III $150,0

Tuscan Evening Puts Perfect 2010 Record on Line in Modesty

Grade I stakes winner William Deburgh's Tuscan Evening, five for five in 2010, will put her undefeated season on the line as she accepts highweight of 124 pounds in this Saturday's $150,000 Grade I

Road To The 2010 Arlington Million - Vol. 6: Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Road To The 2010 Arlington Million - Vol. 5: Thursday, July 08, 2010

Juddmonte Farms' jubilation following their one-two finish in Royal Ascot's Group I Prince of Wales's Stakes June 16 may also allow Ireland's all-time leading trainer Dermot Weld the chance to sadd

Informed Decision Repeats as Chicago Handicap Heroine

While not exactly the dominating performance expected of a 1-5 favorite, Augustin Stable's Informed Decision did manage to prevail by a head over a very game Rinterval in the Grade III $100,000 Chi

Upperline Wins Grade III Arlington Oaks

Breeders' Cup Champion Informed Decision Seeks Title Defense in Grade III Chicago 'Cap

Augustin Stable's Informed Decision, winner of the Grade I Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint last November, will be a prohibitive favorite when seeks a repeat bid in the Grade III Chicago Handi

Chantilly Nayla Favored in Grade III Arlington Oaks

Road To The 2010 Arlington Million: Vol. IV - Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The British are coming - again!  Or at least that's the plan right now regarding Peter Harris's British-campaigned Stotsfold, who finished a very creditable third while gaining in the late stages o

Arlington Sprint Win Puts Chamberlain Bridge in Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint

$31,904 Super High 5 Carryover for Fri.; $50,000 Est. Pool

There will be a $31,904 carryover into Friday's Super High 5 pool at Arlington Park since there were no perfect tickets on Thursday's Super High 5. 

Arlington to Host Four Breeders' Cup Challenge Races

The Breeders' Cup Challenge, a series of automatic qualifying races for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, will increase expansion this year with a record 65 races taking place in seven countri

Chamberlain Bridge Tops Arlington Sprint

Carl Moore Management's Chamberlain Bridge, runner-up in last year's edition of the Arlington Sprint, headlines a field of six entered for this year's renewal of the 5 ½-furlong turf dash.  The Arl

Road to the 2010 Arlington Million: Vol. 3 - Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The brief calm after the storm of Great Britain's Royal Ascot meeting last week, combined with an unusual stakes schedule lull June 19-20 for North America's best older grass horses being pointed t

Block, Janks Add to Prairie State Festival Win Totals

It wouldn't be a Prairie State Festival without at least one victory from Team Block, but it took until the fifth of the six stakes races for that to occur when Shrewd Operator took the lead just a

Six Reigning Illinois Champs Headline 2010 Prairie State Festival

Road to the 2010 Arlington Million: Vol. 2 - June 16

Owner-trainer Tom McCarthy, who saddled his 4-year-old gray colt General Quarters to finish third in Churchill's Grade I Stephen Foster Handicap June 12 on the main track, will switch surfaces once

Road To The Million Vol. I: Wednesday, June 09, 2010

French-born trainer Christophe Clement hit the Big Apple with a 1-2 punch worthy of Marcel Cerdan on Belmont Stakes Day when he saddled the first and second place runners in New