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Road to Arlington Million XXVII Vol. 2: June 17, 2009

As Arlington Million Day approaches each August as the highlight of the Chicago Thoroughbred racing season, the majority of the European-based horses arriving to compete in Arlington's Internationa

Cherokee Queen Rules Possibly Perfect Stakes

In a race taken off the turf and run on Polytrack, Mack Robinson's Cherokee Queen was able to set a slow early pace and had plenty left in the lane to take down winning honors in Saturday's $53,000

Road To The Million I: Wednesday, June 10, 2009

French-born conditioner Christophe Clement, an acknowledged master handler of turf-favoring Thoroughbreds, has won the last two renewals of Arlington's Grade I Beverly D.

Injured Douglas Honored by Saturday Stakes Winners

On a day set aside to honor injured jockey Rene Douglas, Stephanie Clark, owner of Silverfoot who won the $54,100 The Tin Man Stakes, and fellow rider Jesse Campbell, who was aboard $53,300 Nicol

Arlington Riders to Hold Autograph Session To Raise Funds to Help Douglas

Members of the Arlington Park jockey colony will make themselves available in the Paddock area Saturday to sign autographs for fans while raising money for their injured colleague Rene Dougl

Jockeys Across North America to Recognize Rene Douglas, PDJF on Belmont Day

On Saturdaym June 6, riders at racetracks across the US and Canada will take part in a unified show of support for recently injured jockey Rene Douglas and the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund

Nursery Rhyme Fit For a Queen Victress

Janis Whitham's Nursery Rhyme split horses at the sixteenth pole and held off a resurgent Sly Storm in the waning yards to win the $52,400 Fit For a Queen Stakes by a neck on Saturday at Arl

Chris Emigh Notches Career Victory No. 3,000

Longtime Chicago-based jockey Chris Emigh notched the 3,000th victory of his career when he guided John Reinhart's Thanks Lord for trainer Frank Kirby to a 1 3/4-length win in the fourth race Satur

Lopez, Karlsson Appeared to Escape Serious Injury in 7th Race

Jockeys Uriel Lopez and Inez Karlsson both appeared to escape serious injury Monday following a seventh race miscue involving two horses.

Velazquez, McGaughey Team Score Again in Hanshin

The jockey-trainer-owner trio of John Velazquez and "Shug" McGaughey posted their second Arlington Park stakes victory of the afternoon when they combined for a 2 ¼-length tally with Vaca

Wildeydsouthernboy, Magnetic Miss Win Prairie State Previews

Homewrecker Racing Stable's Wildeydsouthernboy came from just off the pace to draw clear late for a 2 3/4-length score and justify his role as the odds-on choice in Sunday's $53,600 Zen Stakes at

Euphony Wins Matron; Douglas Injured

Pin Oak Stud's Euphony regained the lead at the top of the stretch and drew clear to a three-quarter of a length victory in the Grade III $150,000 Arlington Matron under jockey Cliff Berry.

Consequence Wins the American 1000 Guineas

Phipps Stable’s Consequence split horses mid stretch and held off a late rally by Excelente to win the second running of the American 1000 Guineas by a half-length Saturday at Arlingt

Karlsson Boots Home Five Winners Thursday

Jockey Inez Karlsson became the first rider this season to bring home five winners on one program, completing the feat when Judy Dorris's Oughta Be Mine ($9.20) earned a hard fought victory in Thur

Hanshin Cup, Arlington Matron Draw Solid Lineups

While Saturday's $200,000 American 1000 Guineas Festival is named for the 3-year-old filly turf race that has the day's richest purse, the 11-race card also features a pair of graded stakes races f

Grass Specialists Spotlight in 1000 Guineas, Arlington Classic

Three-year-old grass specialists are in the spotlight at Arlington Park Saturday in a pair of six-figure races for the sophomore turfers - the $200,000 American 1000 Guineas for fillies at o

Mizzcan'tbewrong Rright in Winning Reluctant Guest

The move of the $57,300 Reluctant Guest Stakes from turf to Polytrack following several days of rain did not phase Clyde Peterson's Mizzcan'tbewrong, who led every step of the way in the one mile a

Longshot Snapphok Takes Chester House Stakes

Al Moorhouse's Snapphok burst on the scene inside the furlong pole and drew off to win the $53,900 Chester House Stakes by 1 ¾ lengths on Saturday at Arlington Park.  Inez Karlsson rode the son of

Voy Por Uno Mas, Afleet Deceit win Saturday Stakes

Del Sol Farm LLC & Hernandez Racing Club's Voy Por Uno Mas was able to set an easy pace in the mile and a sixteenth Richard Radke Illinois Owners Stakes and had plenty left in the tank t

Coragil Cat Repeats in Timeless Native Stakes

Jim Tafel LLC's Coragil Cat continues to show an affinity for Arlington Park's all-weather Polytrack surface with his third stakes victory over the surface [asset|height=12|width=1]as the son of Fo