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  • Sistas Stroll and Drayden Van Dyke streak home in the Pucker Up.

    Sistas Stroll Gives Van Dyke First Graded Win

    Five Fillies Stable's Sistas Stroll gave jockey Drayden Van Dyke his first graded stakes score Sept. 13 as Tom Proctor trainees ran 1-2 in the $150,000 Pucker Up Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Avanzare (right) holds off the closing Hattaash to win the Washington Park Handicap.

    Avanzare Prevails in Washington Park Thriller

    Avanzare spurted out to lead early and held off strong closing threats from Hattaash and Mister Marti Gras to prevail in a rousing finish to the $150,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) Aug. 30 at Arlington.

  • Mister Marti Gras won the 2011 Washington Park Handicap.

    Fourth Washington Park for Mister Marti Gras

    Mister Marti Gras, winner of the 2011 edition of the Washington Park Handicap (gr. III), makes his fourth consecutive start in the $150,000 race Aug. 30 on the Polytrack at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Hardest Core and Eriluis Vaz take the Arlington Million over Magician<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-MTs7nXc">Order This Photo</a>

    Hardest Core Makes Jump in Arlington Million

    Hardest Core, a 4-year-old Hard Spun gelding trained by Edward Graham and ridden by Eriluis Vaz, upset Arlington's biggest day at 11-1 to secure his first graded stakes score in the Arlington Million (gr. IT).

  • Adelaide was running wide, but got the victory in the Secretariat.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-58PQn4p">Order This Photo</a>

    Favored Adelaide Strikes in Secretariat

    Belmont Derby (gr. IT) runner-up Adelaide charged down the center of the turf course at Arlington International Racecourse and edged away to a determined victory in the $500,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT).

  • Euro Charline comes home strong to take the Beverly D. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-BJWhx3g">Order This Photo</a>

    Euro Charline Charges to Beverly D. Triumph

    Euro Charline, a stakes winner at Ascot three weeks ago, soared through the stretch under a well-timed ride by Ryan Moore to upset the $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) in her U.S. debut Aug. 16 on turf at Arlington

  • Illinois Racing: 'It's Home'

    View more from Chris Emigh, Chris Block, and other members of the Illinois racing community in ‘Man Behind the Million,’ our latest longform feature currently at www.BloodHorse.com/ArlingtonLongform.

  • 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf winner Magician<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Turf/33149938_WkWzN9#!i=2902211206&k=btn6Wwk">Order This Photo</a>

    Magician, Real Solution Meet in Million

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's defending victor Real Solution is set for a showdown with 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Magician in the Arlington Million (gr. IT) at Arlington International Racecourse Aug. 16.

  • Adelaide (outside) running in the Belmont Derby Invitational.
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    Adelaide, Tourist to Clash in Secretariat

    European-based Irish-bred Adelaide and American-bred and based Tourist top a field of nine 3-year-olds entered for the Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) at 1 1/4 miles Aug. 16 at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Real Solution (left) won last year's Arlington Million via disqualification.

    Seven are Pre-Entered in Arlington Million

    A short list of seven horses has been pre-entered for the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 16, headed by defending Million champion Real Solution and 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) victor Magician.

  • Horseplayer Graham Wins 'Battle of Saratoga'

    After a slow first day, Bradley Graham caught fire Aug. 7 to win the two-day "Battle of Saratoga Handicapping Challenge," taking down the top prize of $110,000.

  • Horse Racing at Keeneland

    Keeneland Names New Track Superintendent

    Javier Barajas, a veteran trackman with international experience managing dirt, turf and synthetic surfaces, has been named track superintendent for Keeneland, officials at the Lexington oval announced Aug. 5.

  • Arlington is seeking 79 live programs for 2014.

    Illinois Tracks Seeking Fewer Dates in 2015

    Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course both applied for fewer racing dates in 2015 than they were awarded this year and the tracks again are competing for simulcast revenue during dates when there is no live local racing.

  • I'm Already Sexy finishes best to take the Modesty Handicap.

    Arlington Lover I'm Already Sexy Aces Modesty

    Hit The Board Stables' I'm Already Sexy ran her record to 4-for-4 on the Arlington Park turf July 12, a perfectly timed ride by Florent Geroux assuring her victory in the $200,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • The Pizza Man leads the way to victory in the Stars and Stripes.

    The Pizza Man Gets Dough in Stars and Stripes

    The Pizza Man almost always delivers, and he did so again in a front-running half-length tally in the marathon Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) for his first graded stakes win July 12 on the Arlington International turf.

  • Finnegans Wake gets his head in front of Admiral Kitten to win the Arlington Handicap.

    Finnegans Wake Gets Nod in Arlington 'Cap

    Donegal Racing's Finnegans Wake tallied his first stakes victory in a thriller July 12, getting his head in front of fast-finishing Admiral Kitten at the wire to win the Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Jockey Ronnie Aragon Pilots First Winner

    Apprentice jockey Rolando "Ronnie" Aragon won the first race of his career June 21 at Arlington International Racecourse when he guided the Steve Manley-owned and trained No Bull Jess to victory in the fourth race.

  • Wesley Ward

    Ward Eyes Royal Ascot with Four Juveniles

    Trainer Wesley Ward sent out four Royal Ascot hopefuls, all 2-year-olds, for four-furlong drills the morning of May 26 at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Carlo Vaccarezza with Little Mike

    Little Mike's Owner May Challenge Wise Dan

    If Little Mike repeats in the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 17, breeder/owner Carlo Vaccarezza might use the Arlington Park winner's circle as a platform to challenge Horse of the Year Wise Dan to a match race.

  • Jack Milton is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the Secretariat Stakes.

    Jack Milton Heads Secretariat Baker's Dozen

    Ten domestic and three European-based 3-year-olds comprise a field of 13 for the $500,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 17 on the turf course at Arlington Park, with Jack Milton established as the 3-1 favorite.

  • Hogy streaks home to win the Hanshin Cup.

    Hogy Holds His Own in Sharp Hanshin Cup Tally

    Hogy pounced on the leaders coming out of the turn and took command in the stretch to register his first graded stakes win with an 8-1 upset in the $150,000 Hanshin Cup Stakes (gr. III) May 25 at Arlington Park.