The International Festival of Racing, featuring the 32nd running of the Grade I Arlington Million and the 25th running of the Grade I Beverly D., top a 2014 schedule that includes 25 stakes races worth $5.5 million during 89 days of racing at Arlington International Racecourse from Friday, May 2 through Sunday, Sept. 28.
Arlington International Racecourse's Michael Adolphson gives an in-depth analysis of the global contenders competing in this weekend's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park.
The 89-day meeting at Arlington Park ended Sunday, Sept.
In Today’s Notes: Team Tamazula Decides on Mazarine; Jockey Race Far From Finished; Indiana Stakes with Strong Breeding Ties to Arlington
In Today’s Notes: Million Winners Square off in New York; Martinez Lands Thursday Hat Trick
In Today’s Notes: Catalano Wraps up Record Meet; Najjaar Healthy, Peitz Happy
In Today’s Notes: Sweet Luca Adds Savory New Dimension; Cool Cowboy a Hot Talent
Midwest Thoroughbreds' The Pizza Man found a running lane late in the stretch to register a neck victory over Mr.
In Today’s Notes: Local Filly Tamazula Possibly Grade I-Bound; Apprentice Esquivel Hits Homestretch with First Clear Lead; Million Runner-Up The Apache to Champion Stakes
In Today’s Notes: Hungry Wildcat: A House Horse; Whyruawesome to Dive into Keeneland’s Bourbon
In Today’s Notes: Martinez Reflects on Another Solid Season; Futurity Victor Solitary Ranger Fires Bullet
Illinois-owned horses are featured Saturday in the $65,000 Illinois Owners Stakes Charles Springer Memorial with Windy Hill Farm’s Nates Mineshaft likely the horse to beat. The 6-year-old Mineshaft ridgling should relish the drop to restricted company after finishing 12th against some of the best turf horses in the world in Arlington Million XXXI. In his two starts prior to the Million, the Anne Smith trainee won a stakes-quality allowance race on the turf and ran a good second in a Polytrack allowance race. E. T. Baird has the mount.
In Today’s Notes: Pucker Up Winner I’m Already Sexy Keeneland-Bound; Stidham Stakes Horses Exit Runner-Up Finishes Well; Catalano Breaks Earnings Record
Hit the Board Stables' I'm Already Sexy, an easy winner in a division of the Hatoof Stakes in her local prep, assumed command of the lead through the stretch the first time and never faced a seriou
In Today’s Notes: First Progeny Win for Eight-time Illinois Champ Fort Prado; Strong Nominations for Illinois Owners Stakes
In Today’s Notes: Rivelli Revels in Rewarding Meet; Illinois Turf Queen La Tia Takes on Canada Sunday; Covert Mission Lights Up Tote Board Thursday
At the start of racing on June 19, jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr.
Hit The Board Stables’ I’m Already Sexy and Team Blocks I O Ireland, each a winner in a division of the Hatoof Stakes run on Arlington Million Day, return in search of their first graded stakes vic
In Today’s Notes: Scherer’s Star Filly Shoots for the Stratosphere; Arlington Infants: Friday, Sept. 13 Preview
In Today’s Notes: Lofty Long Range Goals for Solitary Ranger; Lassie Fillies Could Rematch in Alcibiades; Ninth Race on Thursday to Employ Alternate Finish Line