Arlington International

Trio Of Carryovers Offer Opportunity On Sunday Card At Arlington

Sunday’s 8-race card at Arlington International Racecourse will feature a bevy of wagering opportunities with the Jackpot Pick 6, Late Pick 5 and Jackpot High 5 all offering substantial carryovers at the Chicagoland oval. A vexing second-half of Saturday’s Arlington Million card featured longshot winners Sir Anthony ($72.20; Bruce D. Memorial Stakes) and Carrick ($78.20; Grade I Secretariat […]

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Oscar Performance Headlines Field Of 11 In Arlington Million

The 36th running of the Grade I $1,000,000 Arlington Million drew a field of 11 entrants for the 1¼-mile turf event at Arlington International Racecourse. Chicago’s marquee race attracted a bevy of worldly talent, but Amerman Racing Stables’ Oscar Performance, victorious in last season’s Grade I Secretariat, will star from stage right when they break from the […]

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Free Drop Billy Could Switch To Turf For Secretariat Stakes

Trainer Dale Romans indicated that 2018 Triple Crown contender Free Drop Billy could make the switch over to grass for the Grade I $400,000 Secretariat Stakes on Saturday, Aug. 11. The 1 1/8-miles turf event for 3-year-olds is just one of five stakes carded for the Arlington International Festival of Racing. The Bruce D. Memorial Stakes, Grade […]

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Divisidero, Daddys Lil Darling Expected To Return In Million, Beverly D.

Trainer Kelly Rubley is considering a return to Arlington International Racecourse in the Grade I $1,000,000 Arlington Million on Aug. 11 for Gunpowder Farms’ Grade III Arlington Handicap winner Divisidero. Rubley, who has conditioned the 6-year-old since he transferred to her barn last winter, earned her first graded stakes victory with his win Saturday. “We wouldn’t rule it out,” […]

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Millionaire Daddys Lil Darling Seeks First 2018 Win In Modesty Handicap

Daddys Lil Darling, with purse earnings of $1,250,405, will look to add to her coffers in Saturday’s 62nd running of the Grade III $100,000 Modesty Handicap at Arlington International Racecourse. The 1 3/16-mile turf tilt for fillies and mares, three-year-olds and upwards is one of four graded stakes offered in the Ride to the Million, […]

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Dozen Turf Marathoners In Arlington’s Stars And Stripes

Arklow, Nessy and Slim Shadey represent the class of Saturday’s $100,000 Grade III Stars and Stripes, a 1 1/2-mile turf event for 3-year-olds and upwards at Arlington International Racecourse. Twelve assemble for the grassy marathon, one of four graded stakes offered in the Ride to the Million, presented by Miller Lite on July 7. Donegal […]

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Jockey Sophie Doyle’s ‘Thick Skin’ Facilitates American Racing Adventure

It’s been quite an adventure for jockey Sophie Doyle since coming to ride full time in the United States in 2013. This summer, another chapter will be written in her story when she competes at Arlington International Racecourse for the 2018 meet. Doyle, 31, has been surrounded by racing her whole life, which is no […]

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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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Roussel Records 1000th Career Victory With Homebred Heavens Whisper

Trainer Louie Roussel, III recorded his 1,000th career training victory in Friday’s fourth race at Arlington International Racecourse with his homebred Heavens Whisper. “Thanks, and praise the Lord,” Roussel said. “Everyone has been so kind to me my whole life in this business. I want to thank the valets, the gate crew, the exercise guys, […]

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Report: Arlington Adds Purse Incentives, More Stakes As Meet Enters Final Stretch

Arlington Park officials have announced that they are adding seven overnight stakes races – each worth $65,000 – to the remaining schedule this season. According to the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, the overnight stakes will be run Sept. 2, 4, 9, 16, and 23. There will be two scheduled for each of the last two Saturdays of […]

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