Sam-Son Farm's Up With the Birds, back in his home country, where he was named 2013 Canadian Horse of the Year, snapped a 12-race winless streak with a 1 1/4-length score in the $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-IIT) July 24 at Woodbine.
A trio of 6-year-olds that have been trending the wrong way will try to recall their glory days in the nine-furlong Nijinsky at Woodbine
The Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT) is without a clear-cut favorite, giving bettors many ways to go.
Also entered are graded stakes winners Danish Dynaformer and Ami's Holiday.
Should his performance at Churchill Downs on Saturday evening be a good one, trainer Roger Brueggemann would send the horse to Arlington once more for a defense of his Arlington Million (gr. IT) title.
The first reported foal for multiple grade/group I winner Magician was foaled Jan. 13 when the Nayef mare Proximity produced a bay colt at Curraghmore Farm in Canada.
Well-travelled The Pizza Man will make his way back to the West Coast for the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Nov. 26 at Del Mar.
After a fourth-place finish in the TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint this year, 2014 winner Bobby's Kitten will be campaigned in Europe in 2016 before returning home for another crack at the Turf Sprint at Santa Anita.
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will enter stud at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., in 2016 for a first-year fee of $200,000, the American division of Coolmore Stud announced Nov. 6.
English Channel tops the Calumet roster at $25,000, followed by Oxbow ($17,500) and Red Rocks ($12,500).
Favored Cannock Chase rallied strongly in the stretch under Ryan Moore to win the $1 million Pattison Canadian International (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 18.
JMJ Racing Stables' Interpol has caught much of the betting public by surprise in his last two upset victories, but he won't be sneaking up on anyone in the $1 million Pattison Canadian International Stakes (Can-IT) Oct. 18.
Phipps Stables' homebred Mr Speaker showed off his top-level class Sept. 19 with a score in the $250,000 Commonwealth Cup Stakes (gr. IIT) at Laurel Park.
Midwest Thoroughbreds' The Pizza Man breezed five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 on the Churchill Downs dirt Sept. 19 for trainer Roger Bruggemann.
A pair of grade I winners will look to return to their multiple graded stakes-winning form in the $250,000 Commonwealth Cup Stakes (gr. IIT) Sept. 19 at Laurel Park.
Citing higher than anticipated handle on its Aug. 15 Arlington Million card and following days, Arlington International Racecourse announced it will card additional races daily and increase purses for state-bred races.
The Pizza Man, who became the first Illinois-bred to win the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15, will make his next start at Keeneland with an eye on the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and beyond.
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The 6-year-old English Channel gelding galloped to victory in the $1 million Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15 at Arlington International Racecourse, scoring the greatest victory of his career.
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Big Blue Kitten, a three-time grade I winner and morning-line favorite for the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15, will take up stud duty at the end of his racing career at Calumet Farm.
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Trainer Chad Brown has a hot hand for the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15 at Arlington International Racecourse, which has drawn a motley crew of international contenders among 13 entered for the 2015 edition.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Hardest Core||Edward L. Graham||
|Magician (IRE)||Aidan P. O'Brien||
|Real Solution||Chad C. Brown||
|Side Glance (GB)||Andrew Balding||
|Smoking Sun||BARY PASCAL||
|Up With the Birds||Malcolm Pierce||
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