Arlington Million

Team Block

Team Block is the stable name for David, Patricia, Ryan & Dina Block.  David and Patricia are the parents of Ryan, Dina and trainer Chris Block. David is the primary force behind the family's breeding operation.  The family bred 1992 American Derby hero The Name's Jimmy and has raced multiple Illinois champions including Mystery Giver, Fort Prado and multiple Grade I stakes winner Giant Oak.  The family has a 40-acre farm in Philo, Block Thoroughbred Farm, where their babies are foaled, and an 85-acre farm in Ocala, Fla., where the yearlings are sent to be broken before they are sent to Chris at the track.