Racing & Wagering

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

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Karlsson Gets 1st Graded Stakes Win in Hanshin; Tizaqueena Wires Grade III Matron

Jockey Inez Karlsson earned her first graded stakes victory when she guided Jim Tafel's Country Flavor to a ¾-length win in the Grade III $100,000 Hanshin Cup on Saturday at Arlington Park.

Memorial Day Weekend Features Multiple Festival Preps


Full Field Assembled for Grade III Arlington Matron

A talented group of a dozen members of the distaff set will assemble at Arlington Park Saturday for the 74th edition of the Arlington Matron.  The Grade III $150,000 race for fillies and mares will

Stidham-Trained Pair Among Horses to Beat in Grade III Hanshin Cup

Two horses trained by Mike Stidham - Darley Stable's Tybalt and Feel The Thunder Stable's Gran Estreno - are prominently featured in a nine-horse field that passed the entry box Wednesday for Satur

Jockey Robby Albarado Sweeps Turf Stakes at Arlington

Jockey Robby Albarado made the most of his foray to Arlington Park by capturing both of Saturday's stakes races at his old Chicago stomping grounds.  The now Kentucky-based rider took the $200,000

Wide Open Field Assembled for Arlington Classic


Bay to Bay Heads Field for American 1000 Guineas

Robert Smithen's Bay to Bay, winner of the Grade III Natalma Stakes at Woodbine Race Course last September, is prominent in a field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered for the third running of the A

Askbut I Won'ttell, Proceed Bee Share Illinois Owners Sstakes Honors

Rich Ege & Team Block's Askbut I Won'ttell and William Stiritz's Proceed Bee won their respective divisions of the Illinois Owners Stakes at Arlington Park on Saturday.

Horses Arrive at Arlington Monday, April 12

With the first pitch of the baseball season signaling the unofficial return to spring, another rite of spring is on the horizon as horses return to Arlington Park on Monday, April 12, when t

First Arlington Park Condition Book for 2010 Available Online

The first condition book for Arlington Park's 2010 racing season, which opens Thursday, April 29, has been posted on the track's Website, click he

‘Festival Free Pass' Offered to Winners of Selected Group I Races as well as Arlington Preps

Arlington Park officials announced that the track will offer automatic starting berths into the Arlington Million and other International Festival of Racing events plus waive entry and starting fee

Three 2009 Arlington Park Stakes Winners Earn Four Eclipse Awards

The road to the 2009 Eclipse Awards definitely passed through Arlington Park with three '09 Arlington Park stakes winners taking home four trophies as well as many of the human Eclipse recipients h

Arlington Million Heads 2010 Stakes Slate

The International Festival of Racing, featuring the 28th running of the Grade I Arlington Million, tops a 2010 schedule that includes 27 stakes races worth more than $5 million during 9

Another BC Juvenile Fillies Win for Catalano

Clearly Wayne Catalano knows a good 2-year-old filly when he sees one.

BC Filly & Mare Turf Has Strong Arlington Appeal

The $2 million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf often has a strong Arlington connection and the 2008 renewal to be run Friday at Santa Anita Park is no exception.  Dynaforce, th