Racing & Wagering

Barbette Takes Possibly Perfect Stakes

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Discipline is the Key to Success

Most people play the races as a source of entertainment. Sorting out a horse race is a challenging, mental exercise.

Block Adds Two to Record Prairie State Festival Win Total

Trainer Chris Block, the leading conditioner in Prairie State Festival history, added to his win total with two tallies in the ninth edition of the six-race state-bred stakes extr

Road To The Million Vol. II

World-renowned Thoroughbred star Archipenko, owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum and Dr. A. H.

Illinois Horse of the Year Rolling Sea Headlines Prairie State Festival Noms

Eighty-two different horses, including Millenium Farm’s Rolling Sea, reigning Illinois Horse of the Year, have been nominated to the six stakes races that comprise the June 21 Prairie State F

$14,203 Late Pick 4 carryover for Fri.; $60,000 Est. Pool

There will be a $14,203 carryover into Friday’s Late Pick Four pool at Arlington Park. For the second time this season, Arlington’s Pick Fo

Road to the Million Vol. 1

As soon as the brilliant turf runner Einstein crossed the wire a length clear in Churchill’s Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic on Kentucky Derby Day, the 6-year-old Brazilian-

Early Season Stat Analysis

When playing the races, a certain percentage of people bet on the jockeys and trainers with the highest winning percentages.

Major Rhythm Wins Rossi Gold Stakes

James Messineo's Major Rhythm caught longshot front runner Rumor Has It at the eighth pole and held off that one to win by a half-length in the $54,200 Rossi Gold Stakes on Saturd

Victory No. 6,450 Moves Fires into Ninth All-Time

Hall of Fame jockey Earlie Fires notched career win number 6,450 on Saturday to pass fellow Hall of Fame rider Sandy Hawley and move into sole possession of ninth-place on

Magnetic Miss Prevails in Your Ladyship Stakes

Richard Rudolph & Michael Vranich’s Magnetic Miss cruised to front-stepping six-length tally in the $52,400 Your Ladyship Stakes Sunday at Arlington Park.

Kentucky Derby's ‘Glory' Gets Public Work at Arlington Between Races Sunday

Louie Roussel III and Ronnie Lamarque’s Recapturetheglory, fifth behind Triple Crown hopeful Big Brown in the Kentucky Derby four weeks ago, will treat guests with a public half-mile workout Sunday

Indescribable Wins Grade III Arlington Matron Handicap

Courtlandt Farms’ Indescribable made a three-wide rally into the stretch, overtook Leah’s Secret in the vicinity of the furlong marker and pulled away to win the Grade III $150,00

Victorianna Sets Track Record in Fit For a Queen Stakes

The Fit For a Queen Stakes was named for one of the fastest distaff sprinting fillies to have graced the old dirt track at Arlington Park so it seems only fitting that a track record

Coragil Cat Adds Hanshin Cup to Win Ledger

Jim Tafel LLC’s Coragil Cat, who set an Arlington Polytrack record mile of 1:33.55 in his last start, burst through in mid-stretch and drew off to win the Grade III $100,000 Hanshin S

Meal Penalty Wires Arlington Classic Field

Sassasfras Racing & Gulf Coast Farms’ Meal Penalty dashed to the front right at the start of the $150,000 Arlington Classic and never looked back en route to a three-quarters of a length tally

‘Much’ Obliged With American 1000 Guineas Win

Pin Oak Stable LLC’s Much Obliged rallied in the center of the course to get up in the waning stages of the $200,000 American 1000 Guineas on Saturday at Arlington Park.

Tessa Blue & Leah's Secret Head Monday's Arlington Matron Handicap

Bruce Lunford’s Tessa Blue and a stable coupling from WinStar Farm LLC of Leah’s Secret and Ballado’s Thunder will likely vie for favoritism in Monday’s 72nd running of the

Sporting Art Tops Arlington Classic Lineup

Jon & Sarah Kelly’s Sporting Art, popular winner of the Grade III Calder Derby last time out, seeks his third straight graded stakes score on turf when he

Defending Champion Spotsgone Seeks Hanshin Cup Repeat

One year ago Robert Yagos’ Spotsgone lit up the toteboard with a $165 mutuel as the upset winner of the Grade III Hanshin Cup but will head to post as the 5-2 morning