Racing & Wagering

Road to the 2014 Million – Vol. 4: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

In this edition: Arlington Million XXXII: Niarchos Family Could Shine Again at Arlington; • Beverly D.: Thistle Bird Flies at The Curragh; Secretariat: Our Channel to Dial in on Arlington; American St. Leger: Big Win for Big Kick in San Juan Capistrano 

Saint Leon Looks for Third Straight Arlington Sprint Victory

Oak Rock Racing's Saint Leon, the two-time defending champion of the Arlington Sprint, will attempt to add a third victory in the Listed $75,000 event to be run at 5½ furlongs over the Arlington International Racecourse turf on Saturday.

Barn Notes: Sunday, June 29, 2014

In Today's Notes: My Option Exits Chicago Handicap Romp Well; Ceisteach to Take on Boys in American Derby; Afortable and I O Ireland Work toward Million Preview Day

My Option Wins Grade III Chicago Handicap

Multiple Illinois champion filly My Option added to her resume with an impressive 6½-length victory over Flower Spell in the Grade III $150,000 Chicago Handicap on Satu

Barn Notes: Saturday, June 28, 2014

In Today's Notes: Defending Sprint Champ Saint Leon Going for Three-Peat; Every Way Works toward Modesty

Barn Notes: Friday, June 27, 2014

In Today’s Notes: Speaking of Which Possible for Arlington Handicap; Long-Winded Frivolous Eyes Modesty; Geroux and Rivelli Maintain Early Momentum

Barn Notes: Thursday, June 26, 2014

In Today’s Notes: Ceisteach to Possibly Take on Elders in Modesty; Stellaris Aimed toward Arlington Oaks

Russell Injured in Paddock Incident

Jockey Sheldon Russell was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., following an incident in the paddock involving his scheduled mount Private

Road to the 2014 Million – Vol. 3: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In this edition: Arlington Million XXXII:  Juddmonte’s Seek Again Eyes Million; Beverly D.: Regally Bred Romantica May Point to Beverly D.; Secretariat: Belmont Derby Could Play Key Role; American St. Leger: Dandino Back on Track

Defending Champion Cozze Up Lady and Highweight Apropos Top 10 in Grade III Chicago 'Cap

A field of 10 fillies and mares topped by defending champion Cozze Up Lady and the highweighted Apropos are set to square off in Saturday’s Grade III $150,000 Chicago H

Barn Notes: Sunday, June 22, 2014

In Today’s Notes: One-Two Finishers in Lincoln Heritage Could Meet Again in Modesty Handicap

Kepi Wins Off-the-Turf Lincoln Heritage Handicap

Nancy Vanier and Lyda Williamson’s Kepi overtook favored La Tia in the stretch and drew clear to win the $83,700 Lincoln Heritage Handicap Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse.  Jame

Black Tie Affair Handicap Pans Out for The Pizza Man with Victory

Midwest Thoroughbreds’ The Pizza Man took the lead inside the final furlong overtaking pacesetter Tazz to win the $85,450 Black Tie Affair Handicap at Arlington International Racecourse by a half-l

Jockey Rolando Aragon Breaks Maiden at Arlington

Barn Notes: Saturday, June 21, 2014

In Today's Notes: Hill Hat Trick Highlights Friday Afternoon; Cozze Up Lady and My Option Lead Chicago Handicap Noms

Barn Notes: Friday, June 20, 2014

In Today's Notes: Arlington Oaks and Hatoof Probable Targets for Maria Maria; Big Tom Prado May Try American Derby

Barn Notes: Thursday, June 19, 2014

In Today’s Notes: Global View Works, American Derby Possible; Arlington Alum Creaky Cricket in Saturday Woodbine Stakes; Hootenanny Wins at Royal Ascot

Road to the 2014 Million – Vol. 2: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

In this edition: Arlington Million XXXII: Million Noms Dominate Prince of Wales’s; Beverly D.: 2013 Runner-up Gifted Girl Possible to Return; 

State-Bred Turfers Spotlighted Saturday

A pair of Illinois-restricted turf races – the $100,000 Lincoln Heritage Handicap for the distaff set and its open counterpart the $100,000 Black Tie Affair Handic

Barn Notes: Sunday, June 15, 2014

In Today’s Notes:  Fire Tricks Exits Isaac Murphy Well, Eyes Chicago Handicap; Chicago Handicap the Target for Eden Prairie