Arlington International

Jockey Jose Valdivia, Jr., Notches Five Wins Sunday At Arlington

Arlington International Racecourse’s leading rider, Jose Valdivia, Jr. bagged five wins from seven races on Sunday’s live program. Valdivia landed a cold Pick-3 to start the card, guiding Sophia Ali and Perry and Nancy Camodeca’s Lemon Grove ($4) to a win the day’s opener and followed that up with wins aboard Five Sons Racing and […]

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‘Bigger And Stronger’ Time And Motion Headlines Modesty Handicap At Arlington

Trainer Jimmy Toner will saddle two starters Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse for the Ride to the Million presented by Miller Lite. Phillips Racing Partnership’s homebred Grade I-winner Time and Motion will contest the Grade III $100,000 Modesty Handicap, while Darby Dan Farm Racing’s Manitoulin will make his graded-stakes debut in the Grade III $100,000 […]

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Emigh Rides 1,000th Winner At Arlington Racecourse Sunday

Jockey Chris Emigh recorded his 1,000th victory at Arlington International Racecourse in a thrilling finish aboard American Star Racing Stable’s Baltic Star in Sunday’s finale. The 46-year-old veteran jockey entered the stretch second behind an open-lengths leader and rallied his mount to close the distance as the crowd’s roar grew with every stride until he […]

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Arlington’s ‘Summer Enrichment Program’ Supports Children Of Backstretch Workers

Sophie Ali, daughter of trainer Alnaz Ali, together with the support of Arlington International Racecourse, has organized the Summer Enrichment Program for the Backstretch, a once-a-month program for the children of families living and working on the backstretch. Ali, who spent two years working for a non-profit focusing on youths in need, moved to the […]

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Arlington: International Festival Of Racing Anchors $3.4M Stakes Schedule

Arlington International Racecourse has announced a 2017 stakes schedule that includes 20 stakes worth more than $3.4 million. Highlighting the schedule is the International Festival of Racing on Aug. 12 featuring the 35th running of the Grade I Arlington Million, the Grade I Beverly D., the Grade I Secretariat Stakes and the Grade III American […]

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Arlington: Solid Business During Second Half Of Season Helps Meet End On Positive Note

Arlington Park wrapped up its 2016 racing season Sept. 23, and although the numbers were down compared to last year, business rebounded enough during the latter part of the season to help end things on a positive note. The Daily Racing Form reports that Arlington reported a two percent decrease in all-sources average daily handle compared to 2015. However, […]

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Evenly-Matched Field Of Nine Set For G1 Secretariat Stakes

A field of nine 3-year-olds passed the entry box for Saturday’s 40th running of the Grade I $400,000 Secretariat Stakes to be contested at 1¼ miles over the world-renowned Arlington International Racecourse turf course. One of three Grade I races on Saturday’s International Festival of Racing program, the Secretariat is the first leg of a […]

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Faufiler Hopes To Add G1 Beverly D. Stakes To Her Growing Resume

A full field of 14 fillies and mares were entered in the 27th running of the Grade I $700,000 Beverly D. at Arlington International Racecourse as part of the International Festival of Racing on Aug. 13. The 1 3/16-miles turf event is a “Win and You’re In” race for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly […]

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Final Race Cancelled At Arlington Due To Severe Weather

The ninth and final race on Saturday’s card at Arlington International Racecourse was cancelled due to severe weather. All win, place and show wagers on the ninth race have been refunded, as have all exotics in the ninth race – the exacta, trifecta, superfecta and Jackpot Super High-5. Multi-race wagers will pay to “all” in […]

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