Keyword: Chicago

  • Bob Costas anchors NBC-TV coverage of Breeders' Cup.

    Ivanavinalot Out of Juvenile Fillies; Other Developments

    Ivanavinalot, morning-line third choice for Saturday's Long John Silver's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), was scratched Thursday morning. Breeders' Cup officials said the daughter of West Acre, trained by Kathleen O'Connell, had developed a fever and been treated with medication.

  • de Seroux a hit with BC media.

    De Seroux A Popular Figure on Backside

    Laura de Seroux barely had time Wedneday morning to train her horses. She was busy doing interviews. De Seroux has three horses running Saturday at Arlington in the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Trainer Jimmy Toner, whose Blazing Fury sidelined by injury.

    Blazing Fury Out of BC Turf with Tendon Injury

    Caeser Kimmel and Ronald Nicholson's Blazing Fury has been declared out of Saturday's John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT). He suffered a tendon injury after galloping at Belmont Park Tuesday morning.

  • Arlington to Get Some Showers This Week

    The weather report for Saturday at Arlington Park changed again Wednesday morning. The track is the host of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships for the first time on Saturday.

  • Weather Service Calls for High of 58 on Breeders' Cup Day

    As soon as Arlington Park was named site of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, people began talking about the weather. Well, the 10-forecast issued today by the National Weather Service calls for partly cloudy skies and a high of 58 degrees in Chicago on Oct. 26.

  • Breeders' Cup Post Times, Wagering Options Announced

    The Breeders' Cup Classic will be run at approximately 4:35 p.m. local time in Chicago. The World Thoroughbred Championships will be run for the first time this year at Arlington Park. Chicago is on central time. The post times and wagering menu were released today for the Oct. 26 event.

  • Here and There

    Carl Schloessman named vice president of marketing at Arlington Park...WinStar Farm announces Victory Gallop naming contest.

  • Chicago Skyline Displayed on Breeders' Cup Logo

    Elements from Chicago's world-famous skyline take center stage on the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships logo. The 19th Breeders' Cup is scheduled for its Arlington Park debut Oct. 26.

  • Alberto-Culver Renews Breeders' Cup Sponsorship

    Alberto-Culver has agreed to continue as the presenting sponsor of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. I), the same role it filled on the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships program the past two years.

  • Arroyo Leaves Sportsman's Park; Joins Racing Board

    H. Eddie Arroyo has resigned his position as general manager of the National Jockey Club at Sportsman's Park to rejoin the Illinois Racing Board as Senior State Steward at all Chicago-area Thoroughbred tracks.

  • Hawthorne: Reduced Takeout Rates and Turf Racing

    Hawthorne Race Course, which carried the Thoroughbred sport in the Chicago-area during a two-year dark period at Arlington Park in the late 1990s, will open May 1 for the first of two meets and feature reduced takeout rates on wagers. The meet will mark the return of grass to the Chicago racing calendar.