Keyword: Arlington

  • Juveniles Send Off 2004 Arlington Park Season

    A pair of grade III stakes for 2-year-olds--the $200,000 Arlington-Washington Breeders' Cup Futurity and the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie--will bring the curtain down on the Arlington Park meet Sept. 19. Six colts are entered in the Futurity, and nine fillies in the Lassie.

  • Carlos Silva Picks Up 1,000 Win at Arlington

    Longtime Arlington Park rider Carlos Silva picked up his 1,000th career win at the suburban Chicago oval on Thursday when he guided the Tom Swearingen-owned and -trained Deno's Connection to a two-length victory in the eighth race.

  • Eddie Martin Breaks Collarbone, Out 4-6 Weeks

    Jockey Eddie Martin Jr. is expected to miss four to six weeks of action after he suffered a broken collarbone in a spill Saturday in Arlington Park's Paradise Creek Stakes.

  • Thrilling Arlington BC Oaks Ends in Dead-Heat

    The Arlington Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III) was a thrilling race, with Lovely Afternoon near the lead the entire race while the filly that should have been on the lead Catboat, broke poorly and had to rally on the rail. The two hit the wire together.

  • NTRA National Pick 4 Offered Saturday

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Thursday that it will offer another "National Pick 4" wager this Saturday, Aug. 14, as part of its "NTRA Super Saturday" series that will be featured on the ABC and ESPN networks.

  • Crown Royal American Turf winners Kitten's Joy and Jerry Bailey team again for Saturday's Secretariat Stakes.

    3-Year-Olds Spar in Secretariat

    A small but strong field of seven 3-year-olds passed the entry box at Arlington Park Wednesday--drawn for a shot at the purse in Saturday's running of the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT).

  • Mabee winner Musical Chimes, left, early favorite in Saturday's Beverly D. at Arlington Park.

    Musical Chimes 2-1 Choice for Beverly D.

    Gainsborough Farm's Musical Chimes, a resounding winner of the John C. Mabee Handicap (gr. IT) on Del Mar's opening weekend, has been installed the 2-1 morning line choice for Saturday's Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington Park.

  • NTRA Mystery Mutuel Vouchers: They're in the Mail

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Wednesday that vouchers worth $2.69 million--including a $1-million grand prize--have been mailed to more than 540,000 racing fans as part of this week's NTRA Mystery Mutuel Voucher promotion.

  • Bedanken Headlines Modesty Handicap at 119

    Pin Oak Stable's homebred Bedanken, recent winner of the Possibly Perfect Stakes here July 5, jumps back into graded stakes competition as the 119-pound starting highweight in the $150,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT) on Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Ballingarry Returns for Arlington Handicap

    Ballingarry, well known at Arlington Park because of his two wins in the Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IIIT) there, will start as the highweight in Saturday's Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Toasted Pops Up in American Derby at Arlington

    The Sidney Port Trust's Toasted, winner of the Arlington Classic (gr. IIT) in his last start, drew the inside post in a field of eight for the $250,000 American Derby (gr. IIT), one of three graded stakes on "Million Preview Day" July 24 at Arlington Park.

  • Arlington Park Infied Board Mostly Operational

    Arlington Park's infield tote board, out of service since an internal fire following the racing program June 12, was mostly up and running in time for the July 4 racing program.

  • Ballingarry Eyes Repeat in Stars and Stripes

    Ballingarry, a 5-year-old horse who has earned more than $1.5 million in his career, returns to Arlington Park July 4 to defend his title in the $200,000 Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) at 1 1/2 miles on the turf.

  • Shipper Toasted Heads Arlington Classic Field

    Sid Port's Toasted, who ships in from California, figures to be the slight choice Saturday in the $200,000 Arlington Classic (gr. IIT) at suburban Chicago's Arlington Park.

  • Arlington Tote Board Catches Fire; No Injuries

    Following the 10th and final race at Arlington Park on Saturday, the Arlington Park tote board, located in the infield, caught fire. All of the horses from the last race were off the racetrack and most of the patrons had left the building when smoke was detected by a security officer in the winner's circle at approximately 5:45 p.m. There was no evacuation and there were no injuries.

  • Competition Said to Impact Appeal of Arlington Signal

    Plagued by bad weather and short fields during the first month of its season, Arlington Park lost ground to racetracks in other states where purses are sweetened by slot machine revenue, Arlington president Cliff Goodrich told the Illinois Racing Board June 10.

  • Contreras Released After Arlington Fall

    Apprentice jockey Cruz Contreras, the leading jockey at Arlington Park, was taken by ambulance to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights following a two-horse spill in the second race Monday at the suburban Chicago racetrack.

  • Horses Return to Arlington Park

    The horses return to Arlington Park April 26, when the track opens its barn area at 8:00 a.m. Several outfits are expected to arrive on Monday, the first day the track's barn area is available for stabling.

  • Purse Boosts Highlight Arlington Stakes Schedule

    Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing, which this year will feature the 22nd running of the grade I Arlington Million, highlights a 27-race stakes schedule worth $5,625,000 in purses.

  • Here and There

    Arlington names Larson director of guest services, Shake You Down is the 85th Florida-bred millionaire.

  • Richard L. "Dick" Duchossois, to receive Eclipse Award of Merit.

    Duchossois Receives Eclipse Award of Merit

    Richard L. "Dick" Duchossois, who brought Arlington Park back from the ashes, and then saw the track become a part of Churchill Downs Inc., has been selected to receive an Eclipse Award of Merit.

  • Everday Angel Among 12 in Arlington-Washington Lassie

    Richard Nip's Everyday Angel, an impressive winner in her last trip to the post, and Darley's Zosima, two for three in her brief career, head a field of 11 2-year-old fillies entered in the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) on Saturday's closing day card at Arlington Park.

  • Stevens Returns to Arlington Park Saturday

    Gary Stevens hasn't ridden at Arlington Park since he was injured at the finish of the Aug. 17 Arlington Million (gr. IT). He is scheduled to return to Chicago Saturday to ride Hoh Buzzard in Saturday's grade III Pucker Up Stakes.

  • Here and There

    Tickets still available for Friday's TOBA national awards dinner...Arlington moves Friday post time to 2:30 p.m.

  • Take Charge Lady a Go for the Arlington Matron

    Select Stable's Take Charge Lady, one of the headline attractions in this year's older filly and mare division, is coming to Arlington Park as the starring individual in Monday's grade III Arlington Matron Handicap

  • Jockey Gary Stevens lies on ground after Arlington Million accident.

    Stevens Focused on Full Recovery

    Gary Stevens' voice was weak in a teleconference held Wednesday, but his words were strong. He plans on returning to the saddle after he recovers from injuries suffered Saturday when he was thrown from Storming Home.

  • Arlington Seeks Earlier Opening Date For 2004

    Arlington Park has asked the Illinois Racing Board for approval to open its 2004 season April 28, two weeks ahead of the track's traditional Mother's Day opener. If granted, the request would take the Kentucky Derby simulcast rights away from National Jockey Club, which hosted Derby Day this year during its spring meet at Hawthorne Race Course.

  • Here and There

    Equine Advocates to hold fundraiser in Saratoga Springs...Arlington honors Aspire Award winners and groom of the month.

  • Bright Valour Heads Hanshin Cup Field

    Bright Valour, adjudged winner of the 2000 Hanshin Cup and the outright victor the following year, is prominent among nine horses entered in the 2003 edition of the $100,000 Hanshin Cup at one mile on Sunday at Arlington Park.

  • Arlington to Pay Off Winning Ultra Pick 6 Tickets

    Arlington Park has been authorized to distribute funds from Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick 6 wagers to the customers who correctly selected five of six winners. There are 78 valid winning tickets each worth almost $44,000.

  • Arlington Park Serves as Dubai World Cup Simulcast Host

    On March 29 Arlington Park will serve North and South America as the simulcast host for the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest race and the first of the 14-part International World Series Racing Championship.

  • Gabriel Named Arlington Racing Secretary

    Arlington Park announced that Frank G. Gabriel Jr., who was named executive vice president of racing operations last Nov. 4, will add the role of racing secretary to his current list of duties.

  • Arlington Track Upgraded to Fast

    Twenty-nine minutes before the first Breeders' Cup race today at Arlington, the track condition was upgraded to fast. It began the day as muddy, quickly was switched to good, and then announced as fast.

  • Werner Hopes to Knock Chip Off Shoulder

    Sometimes, even horses that want to run long mature early. Such is the case with Tom Durant's Most Feared, who trainer Ronny Werner will send out Saturday in the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).