Arlington Park

Princess La Quinta Gives Trainer Gulick First Graded Stakes Win In Arlington Matron

Al Moorhouse and James M. Gulick’s Princess La Quinta rose to the occasion in Saturday’s 81st running of the Grade III $100,000 Arlington Matron to capture her first graded-stakes win. Under the confident handling of C. H. Marquez, Jr., Princess La Quinta broke sharply before reining back to fourth three lengths behind Patricia’s Hope’s Daddy’s […]

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KCA Stables Racing To Benefit The V Foundation

A little less than a year ago, Vince Lodl put together KCA Stables, a small ownership group looking to win races while giving to a good cause. The purple and white silks will make their Arlington International Racecourse debut this weekend when trainer Chris Block saddles Smokinwatchstopper and Air Turbulence for the group. A 4-year-old Florida-bred […]

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Ward Sends Con Te Partiro To Arlington Matron With Royal Ascot In Mind

Trainer Wesley Ward is widely known for his pursuit of victory during the prestigious Royal Ascot meet and hopes that a start in Saturday’s Grade 3 $100,000 Arlington Matron will gear up Con Te Partiro for a return across the pond. Named after a song by Italian singer and songwriter Andrea Bocelli, the 4-year-old daughter […]

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8-Year-Old Matrooh Delivers Trainer, Jockey First Graded Scores In Hanshin Cup

Crystal Racing Enterprises and Contreras Stable’s Matrooh motored home in Saturday’s 66th running of the Grade III $100,000 Hanshin Cup to give trainer Cipriano Contreras and jockey Santo Sanjur the first graded stakes win of their careers. Run for the 24th year as an exchange race with the Japan Racing Association, a field of nine […]

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Weekend Lineup: Big Saturday At Belmont

This Saturday’s Grade 1 Man o’War Stakes at Belmont Park has drawn a competitive field of 10 for the 11-furlong turf challenge. Morning-line favorite Hi Happy, a multiple Group 1 winner in Argentina now in the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, most recently dominated the G2 Pan American at Gulfstream, and distance does not look […]

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Stidham Aiming Synchrony For Grade 1 Arlington Million

The Grade 1 $1,000,000 Arlington Million on August 11 is a target spot for Synchrony following his third-place effort in the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic on Churchill Downs’ Kentucky Derby undercard, according to trainer Mike Stidham.  Owned and bred by Pin Oak Stable, the 5-year-old son of Tapit started off his 2018 season with […]

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Arlington International Offers $3.7 Million Stakes Schedule During 2018 Meet

A stakes schedule worth a total of $3,700,000 will be offered throughout the 2018 meet at Arlington International Racecourse, which kicks off on Friday, May 4. Headlining the 71-day season is the International Festival of Racing on Saturday, August 11. Three Grade I events over Arlington’s internationally acclaimed turf course are scheduled for the program, including the […]

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Off Record Year, Rivelli Seeks Sixth Arlington Park Training Title

Trainer Larry Rivelli will look to continue his dominant ways at Arlington International Race Course when the 2018 meet kicks off this Friday, May 4. Rivelli will be eyeing his sixth training title at the Chicagoland oval after setting a single season record last summer with 79 victories on the meet. Trainer Wayne Catalano was […]

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Noel Michaels Joins Arlington Park Broadcast Team As Racing Analyst

Arlington International Racecourse has announced the addition of handicapper Noel Michaels to the broadcast team as racing analyst. Michaels recently worked as editor-in-chief and contributor to American Turf Monthly Magazine in addition to consulting for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association on the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC). Michaels has previously lent his voice and analysis to […]

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Longshot Fault Scores For New Connections In Buena Vista

Under patient handling from an upstart Geovanni Franco, longshot Fault charged home to take Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Buena Vista Stakes by one length. Trained for the first time by Phil D’Amato, Fault, who was previously based in the Midwest, got a mile on turf in 1:33.49 and won going away. Sixth in a field […]

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