A field of nine older runners will face off in the May 21 Hanshin Cup (gr. III) at Arlington Park, including defending champion Country Flavor.
After returning from the sidelines, Mission Impazible hopes to make another big score in New Orleans when he takes on Apart in the $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) on Feb. 19.
Gran Estreno, who posted a mild upset when winning the 2009 edition of the Washington Park Handicap (gr. III), returns in search of a repeat as part of a seven-horse field in the $150,000 race Sept. 4 at Arlington Park.
Jim Tafel's homebred Country Flavor, making his stakes debut for trainer Greg Geier, scored a 21-1 stunner in the $100,000 Hanshin Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park May 29.
Most Popular Stories
- American Pharoah, Beholder Work for Classic
- Honor Code to Prepare for Classic at Belmont
- Meadowlands Cancels Racing for Oct. 9
- Pedigree Analysis: Bloodroot
- Touching Promise Seeks to Defend in Ballerina
- Three Pletcher Breeders' Cup Hopefuls Breeze
- Born in a Breeze Set for Bunty Lawless Stakes
- Upcoming Open Houses, Stallion Shows
- Winners of Multiple Challenge Races
- Square Dancer Heads BC Premier's