Racing & Wagering

Barn Notes: Sunday, June 5

Carlos Silva Saddles First Horse Saturday as Trainer; E. T. Calling Arlington Home Again; William Stiritz Wins Owner of the Month Honors;

Barn Notes: Saturday, June 3

Trainer Joan Scott Makes Her Presence Felt at Arlington Park;E. T. Scores a Hat Trick; Ties Injured Alvarado for the Lead;Workin for Hops Works Saturday; Churchill’s Firecracker Next?

Barn Notes: Friday, June 3

Jockey Carlos Castro Joins Nakatani At Arlington Park;Trainer Scott Becker Enjoying Fast 2011 Local Start; Saturday Kicks Off Northwestern Day at Arlington

Barn Notes: Monday, May 31

Coming to Arlington Park Wednesday:  Jockey Corey Nakatani; Indian Jockey Gets 1st American Win Sunday at Arlington Sunday; Early Holiday Weekend International Festival Updates  

Sunday's Races Canceled After 2nd Race

The Sunday racing program at Arlington Park was canceled following the second race when the jockeys chose not to ride.  Fans in attendance were given free admission coupons to

Jockey Surraj Narredu Scores First American Victory

Pachattack Wins Arlington Matron; Willcox Inn Takes Arlington Classic

Trainer Gerard Butler sent a string of six horses from his English home base to Arlington Park this summer with eyes on taking down some of the track’s graded stakes races.  It didn’t take lon

Barn Notes: Sat. May 28

Memorial Day Showcases 2nd Foursome of Festival Previews;Jockey Junior Alvarado Awaiting Visit to Specialist Next Week;Jockey Corey Nakatani  Due at  Arlington Wednesday

Alvarado Taken to Northwest Community Hospital

Jockey Junior Alvarado was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill.

Barn Notes: Friday, May 27

International Festival Previews Abound Saturday; Alternation Works at Arlington Friday; The Run for Voodoo Renewed Saturday at Arlington

Barn Notes: Thurs., May 26

She’s All In, Pulpitarian Head Von Hemel’s Horses Saturday;Indian Jockey Rides First Mount at Arlington Park Wednesday;Friday’s Party In The Park Launches Extended Holiday Weekend; Two $13,000-Plus

Pick 5 and Pick 6 Both Carryover to Friday

There will be a $13,176 carryover into Friday’s 50-cent Pick 5 and a $13,176 carryover into Friday’s Pick 6 at Arlington Park. 

Matron & Classic - Saturday Stakes Doubleheader

The Grade III Arlington Matron and the $100,000 Arlington Classic, both longtime fixtures at Chicago’s premier Thoroughbred oval, will share top billing on Saturday.  Stone Farm, John Adger, Oak Crest Farm & Mike Stidham’s Upperline headlines the Arlington Matron and All In Stables’s Willcox Inn among the favorites in the Arlington Classic.

Barn Notes: Wednesday, May 25

Saturday’s Arlington Matron Features 2 Foreign Stakes Winners; Arlington’s Top Three Jockeys All Enjoy Multiple Wins Sunday; Stidham Tries for Mid-America Triple Sweep with Willcox Inn; Paddy O’ Prado Retired Following Win in Pimlico’s Grade II Dixie

Barn Notes: Sunday, May 22

Stidham Starts Off With Stakes Win; More to Come Saturday?; Jockey James Graham First to Fire Off Four-Win Day This Season

Workin for Hops Wins Hanshin Cup

Estrorace’s Workin For Hops tipped three wide approaching the top of the stretch, took command at mid-stretch and drew off to win the Grade III $100,000 Hanshin Cup by three lengths on Saturday at Arlington Park.  The Mike Stidham-trained son of City Zip rallied under strong handling by James Graham to cover the one mile distance over Polytrack in 1:34.55.

Barn Notes: Sat., May 21

Slone Alone:  Gerard Butler Assistant Returning to Racing Roots; Willcox Inn Works as Arlington Classic Approaches May 28

Barn Notes: Friday, May 20

Barn Notes: Thurs. May 19

Trainers Dorochenko, Kirby Make Up Mutual Admiration Society; Arlington Offers $17, 563 Pick-5 Carryover Pool for Friday; Season High Win Payoff Posted Wednesday at Arlington

Workin for Hops Tops Competitive Hanshin Cup

Multiple stakes winner Workin for Hops, who races for Amy Bondon’s Estrorace LLC, heads a competitive group of nine, including defending champion Jim Tafel LLC’s Country Flavor, entered for Saturda