Racing & Wagering

Road to the 2014 Million – Vol. 5: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

In this Edition: Arlington Million XXXII: Main Sequence Greets America in Style; Beverly D.: Clement Serves Notice with Aigue Marine; Secretariat: Mr. Speaker Roars into the Picture; American St. Leger: Still Waiting for a Standout


The Grade III $200,000 American Derby has become an international affair with the inclusion of Abdulla al Mansoori's England-based ship-in Our Channel in the mile an

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 6, 2014

In Today's Notes: War Dancer Works toward Million Preview Day; Our Channel Arrives for American Derby; Saint Leon Exits 'Wonderfully' after Arlington Sprint 3-Peat

Saint Leon Takes Third Consecutive Arlington Sprint

A victory by Saint Leon in the $75,000 Arlington Sprint is as much a part of the Independence Day holiday weekend as fireworks.

Barn Notes: Saturday, July 5, 2014

In Today's Notes: Chris Emigh Takes Four on the Fourth; Mister Marti Gras Flashes Form with Bullet Work; Deep and Talented Field Nominated to Modesty

Barn Notes: Friday, July 4, 2014

In Today's Notes: McPeek Weighing Arlington Options for War Dancer; Emotional Kitten Possible for Modesty; Geroux and Graham Tied atop Jockey Standings; Secretariat Winner Admiral Kitten Set for Arlington Return

Barn Notes: Thursday, July 3, 2014

In Today's Notes: Stephanie's Kitten Pointing to Beverly D.; General Jack Takes Aim on Secretariat; I'm Already Sexy Leaning toward Modesty; Maker to Try for Back-to-Back Stars and Stripes with Moro Tap

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