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  • Sulamani, Meteor Storm Top Arlington Million Nominations

    Godolphin Racing's Sulamani, the Arlington Million's defending champion through disqualification last year, heads a group of 97 internationally prominent Thoroughbreds nominated to the Aug. 14 renewal of Arlington Park's grade I signature grass test .

  • Arlington Million Lures 97 Nominations

    Godolphin's Sulamani has been nominated to defend his title in the Arlington Million (gr. IT), it was announced today by the Arlington Park racing office. He headlines a group of 97 international runners nominated the signature event of the Chicago racing season. This year's Million will be run Aug. 14.

  • Dubai Duty Free Ends With First Dead-Heat in World Cup History

    On paper it looked the race of the night and the Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) at 1 1/8 miles over the Nad Al Sheba grass track certainly lived up to that billing. At the end, German raider Paolini and Right Approach flashed past the post together, and the race declared a dead heat, the first in World Cup history.

  • Paolini Out of Hong Kong Cup

    Mrs. Carde Ostemann-Richter's international star Paolini has been withdrawn from the Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) and will be replaced by local runner Blue Stitch. The $3.2 million Hong Kong Cup, run at 1 1/4 miles, is the centerpiece of the Hong Kong International Races to be held at Sha Tin on Dec. 14.

  • Gary Stevens (4) falls from Storming Home as David Flores aboard Sulamani, far left, and R.R. Douglas aboard Kaieteur, center, try to avoid a collision after crossing the finish line of the Arlington Million.

    Sulamani Awarded Arlington Million; Storming Home Disqualified

    In the most controversial Arlington Million (gr. IT) ever, stewards awarded victory to Godolphin Racing's Sulamani after determining that winner Storming Home interfered at the finish with two horses behind him when he spooked badly just before the wire and unseated his rider, Gary Stevens.

  • Hard to Handle Paolini Partial to Arlington Turf

    Mrs. Carde Ostermann-Richter's Paolini, beaten less than a length in last year's Arlington Million (gr. IT) despite being denied racing room in the stretch run, will get a chance to make amends for that unlucky trip in 21st running of the Chicago centerpiece Saturday.

  • Sulamani travels from Europe to contest the Arlington Million.

    Sulamani, Storming Home Top Deep Million Field

    European-based Sulamani, a winner of multiple Group I outings on other continents, and the recently American-based grade I victor Storming Home, head a field of 13 of the best turf horses throughout the world in Saturday's 21st running of the Arlington Million (gr. IT).

  • Eishin Preston Repeat Winner of QE II Cup

    Favored Japanese challenger Eishin Preston won the group I Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday for the second year in a row.

  • Ipi Tombe Owns Big Edge in Dubai Duty Free

    Drawn perfectly in post 3 and gaining the weight advantage while taking on males, the outstanding mare Ipi Tombe should be the strongest favorite in the history of the $2 million Group I Dubai Duty Free, over 1,777 meters, at Nad Al Sheba on Saturday night.

  • Grandera, morning line favorite for the Hong Kong Cup.

    Hong Kong Cup Draw: Grandera 8; Sarafan 6

    The Hong Kong Cup (HK-I), run over 1 1/4 miles, finds the first bend looming quickly as the horses come out of the start, and gate speed and/or a favorable inside draw is often advantageous.

  • Paolini in Final Drill for Canadian International

    German-based Paolini, second in the 2001 running of the Canadian International and the 4-1 second choice in the morning line for Sunday's race, worked three furlongs in :37 2/5, breezing over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course Friday.

  • Canadians Awaiting European Invasion

    The European invasion of the 2002 Canadian International (gr. IT) is almost underway as Zindabad, who finished third, but was disqualified for interference and placed sixth in the 2001 International, arrives at Woodbine from England on the evening of Sept. 20.

  • Sarafan edged Beat Hollow in the Explosive Bid Handicap at Fair Grounds.

    Sarafan, Beat Hollow Duel Again in Arlington Million

    An emerging rivalry of two world-class competitors intensifies in a third act of drama Saturday as Juddmonte Farms Inc.'s Beat Hollow attempts to conquer Gary A. Tanaka's Sarafan in the 20th running of the Arlington Million (gr. I) at Arlington Park.

  • German Connections Seek Arlington Million Repeat

    No trainer or jockey has ever won back-to-back renewals of the Arlington Million (gr. I), but German conditioner Andreas Wohler and Austrian jockey Andreas Suborics could change that shortly.

  • Jockey Richard Hills raises his arms in celebration after riding Mutamam to win the Canadian International.

    Woodbine Race Report: Mutamam Wins Roughly Run International

    You have to give the folks at Woodbine credit--their grade I races are never dull. For the second consecutive year, the CAN$1.5-million (about US$950,800) Canadian International provided a thrilling finish and more than its share of drama as four separate claims of foul--including one against the victorious Mutamam--and a dead heat delayed the official posting of the Sept. 30 race for about 20 minutes.