Racing & Wagering

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

Dreaming of Liz Heads Inaugural American 1000 Guineas

Frank Calabrese’s Dreaming of Liz, winner of the Grade III Arlington-Washington Lassie here last September, takes to the turf for the first time in a field of 10 sophomore fillies ente

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Forever Together Takes Reluctant Guest Stakes

Jockey Earlie Fires, at age 61 likely in the final season of a brilliant career, is riding like a man half his age and showed again why he was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall o

Jockey Brandon Meier Debuts a Winner

Apprentice rider Brandon Meier, 19, son of popular local reinsman Randall Meier, made his professional debut a winning one when he guided Frank C.

Meal Penalty Wins$50,000 Shecky Greene in Laugher

Sassafras Racing & Gulf Coast Farm’s Meal Penalty skimmed the rail, took the lead on the turn and drew off to win the $53,700 Shecky Greene Stakes by two lengths on Saturday at Arlington Park,

Lord Carmen Rallies for Upset Win in James Tafel Illinois Owners Stakes

J David Banks & Hondo Ranch Inc.'s Lord Carmen circled the field entering the stretch, took the lead inside the furlong grounds and drew clear to win the $100,000 James B.

Dreaming of Liz wins Double Delta Stakes on Opening Day

Arlington to Host Three Breeders' Cup Challenge Races in 2008

The Breeders' Cup Challenge, a series of automatic qualifying races for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, will be expanded from 24 races to a minimum of 49 races at 12 of North America's pre

Arlington to Run 27 Stakes in 2008 Worth More Than $5.5 Million

The International Festival of Racing, featuring the 26th running of the Grade I Arlington Million tops a 2008 schedule that includes 27 stakes races worth $5,575,000 during 96 days of racing at Arl