Arlington International

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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Murrill Making Up For Lost Time Back ‘Home’ At Arlington Park

Jockey Mitchell Murrill has wasted no time in making up for his lost ground in the jockey standings at Arlington International Racecourse. The journeyman jockey was a familiar face the last two seasons, riding strongly enough to finish second in number of wins in both 2015 and 2016, but spent the early part of the […]

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Arlington Million Card Features Trio Of Guaranteed Pools

Arlington International Racecourse will offer a trio of guaranteed pools on Saturday’s Arlington Million card. A $150,000 guaranteed Pick-5 will begin on the eighth race (Bruce D. Memorial) and will cover the final five races of the day. A $300,000 guaranteed Pick-4 will start on the ninth race (American St. Leger), and a $100,000 guaranteed Pick-3 will […]

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Fetlock Injury Rules Scottish Out Of Arlington Million

Multiple stakes winner Scottish will be forced to miss Saturday’s G1 Arlington Million after injuring a fetlock during a workout Thursday morning. The 5-year-old gelding by Teofilo apparently suffered a recurrence of an old fetlock injury, according to information posted on the Godolphin website. Trainer Charlie Appleby told that Scottish appears to have reinjured his right […]

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Dona Bruja Goes For First North American G1 Win In Beverly D.

The 28th running of the Grade I $600,000 Beverly D. over 1 3/16-miles on the turf at Arlington International Racecourse sets up as a battle between Dom Felipe’s brilliant Dona Bruja (ARG) and nine other talented fillies and mares in the field. The Beverly D. is a “Win and You’re In” race for the Grade […]

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Deauville, Divisidero Headline 35th Arlington Million

A field of 13 passed the entry box in advance of anticipated starts in Saturday’s 35th running of the Grade I $1 million Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse. The Million, run at 10 furlongs on the Arlington turf course, will be contested as a “Win and You’re In” race for the Grade I $4 […]

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Opinion: Illinois Racing ‘On The Brink Of Destruction’

The G1 Arlington Million will be run for the 35th time this Saturday, and it has once again attracted several international competitors. The Million, along with the G1 Beverly D. and G1 Secretariat, can be considered among the top turf races in North America, and possibly in the world. While the Million continues to do well and […]

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