Racing & Wagering

International Festival of Racing Barn Notes: Sunday, August 11, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Nates Mineshaft and Ioya Bigtime Impressive in Final Festival Drills; My Option Puts in Easy Drill for Hatoof; Ten Euros Arrive at Arlington, Four More Expected Sunday; Night School to Focus on Million Tuesday and Thursday

International Festival Barn Notes: Saturday, August 10, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Shadwell’s Festival Duo Work in Tandem; La Tia Works with Desormeaux; Amen Kitten and Ojos de Hielo Drill Toward Festival; Block Works Hatoof Hopefuls

Festival Pre-Entries: Friday August 9, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Six Euros Pre-enter Million to Take on Little Mike, A Bevy of Talent Pre-entered for Beverly D., Secretariat Could Be Round Three for Rydilluc and Jack Milton, Dark Cove and Dandino Headline American St. Leger Pre-entries

Barn Notes: Thursday, August 08, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Peitz Pleased but Prudent about Festival Pair; Stevens to Ride Draw Two in Secretariat; Temeraine Training Well Toward Million

Road to the Million – Vol. 9: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

In this edition: Arlington Million XXXI:  Europe Prepares Big Assault on Little Mike; Beverly D.:  Improving Ausus Takes on Marketing Mix and Euro Trio; Secretariat:  A Field Packed with Promise; American St. Leger:  Wigmore Hall Could Finally Achieve Arlington Glory

Barn Notes: Sunday, August 04, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Nates Mineshaft Works Toward Million; Team Block Prepares Possible Festival Duo; Amen Kitten Under Festival Consideration After Work; Tuesday’s Night School to Focus on Import Horses

Barn Notes: Saturday, August 3, 2013

In Today's Notes: Draw Two Could Be Number One in Secretariat for Nihei

Barn Notes: Friday, August 2, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Arlington Sprint Star Saint Leon Crusades to Kentucky; Jockey Thornton Ready to Return

Barn Notes: Thursday, August 01, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Stephanie’s Kitten “Leaning To” Beverly D.; Arlington Infants: Thursday, Aug. 1 Preview

Road to the Million – Vol. 8: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

In this edition: Arlington Million XXXI:  Side Glance and Indy Point Increase Global Intrigue; Beverly D.:  Royal Ascot Winner Duntle Could Be Daunting; Secretariat:  Jack Milton and Java’s War Poised and Proven; American St. Leger:  Twilight Eclipse Could Blot Out Euros

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 28, 2013

In Today's Notes: Nates Mineshaft Back to Old Self for New Trainer Anne P. Smith

Brandon Meier ‘Gets the Gate’

It came with little fanfare – a simple stewards’ ruling that stated “The… jockey license is hereby rescinded without prejudice in lieu of a race track employee license (assistant starter)” – and wi

Barn Notes: Saturday, July 27, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Arlington Infants: Sunday, July 28 Preview; Saratoga-Bound Willcox Inn Impresses Clockers

Barn Notes: Thursday, July 25

In Today’s Notes: Arlington Infants: Friday, July 26 Preview; Locally Based Bashaar Aiming Toward Mid-Summer Derby

Road to the Million – Vol. 7: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In this edition: Arlington Million XXXI:  Final Euro Prep the Most Influential; Secretariat: UAE Derby Winner and Runner-Up Target USA; American St. Leger:  Joshua Tree Would Bring Serious Class Edge

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 21

In Today’s Notes: Arlington Oaks One-Two Could Return in Hatoof; Alette Possible for Hatoof

Illinois-Bred My Option Takes Grade III Arlington Oaks

Timothy Keeley’s My Option, coming off a tough defeat to Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Bold Kitten in the restricted Purple Violet Stakes on June 1, turned the table on that rival and four others when

Barn Notes: Saturday, July 20, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Local Juvenile Winner Catches Attention of Coolmore; Rosemary Homeister, Jr. Out Two Days with Bruised Wrist

Barn Notes: Friday, July 19, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Coalport “Bounced” in Disappointing Arlington Handicap; Impressive Cameo Appearance to Step Up in Straight Line; Apprentice Esquivel Not Done Yet in Jockey Race

Barn Notes: Thursday, July 18, 2013

In Today’s Notes: Promising Juvenilr Heart to Heart Breaks Loose in Debut