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Weekend Lineup: Arlington Million

Titans of the turf will be in the spotlight this weekend as the Grade 1 Arlington Million headlines a trio of top-level grass tests at Arlington International Racecourse while the Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap anchors Saturday’s card at Saratoga Race Course. The Fourstardave Handicap and Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special will be broadcast live on […]

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Equibase Analysis: Can Anyone Stop Bricks And Mortar In Arlington Million?

For some handicappers and racing fans, the field for the 37th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Arlington Million is divided into two groups – Bricks and Mortar and everyone else. Bricks and Mortar is the definitive leader in the Breeders’ Cup Turf division in North America, having won six straight races going back […]

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Arlington Million, Secretariat Stakes To Be Included In Expanded Saratoga Live Broadcast

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today that Saratoga Live has been expanded on Saturday, August 10 to include special coverage of both the Grade 1, $1 million Arlington Million and Grade 1, $500,000 Secretariat, the marquee races of the annual International Festival of Racing from Arlington Park. “The Arlington Million is one of the […]

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All-Stakes Multi-Race Bets Highlight Arlington Million Day Card

At least $15-million in wagering is expected for Arlington Million day on Aug. 10 at Arlington International Race Course, including more than half-a-million dollars on multi-race wagers involving the International Festival of Racing. The 12-race card features 5 stakes races, including the Grade 1 triple of the $600,000 Beverly D (race 9), $500,000 Secretariat Stakes […]

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Trainer of Arlington Million Starter Intellogent Relying On Geroux’s Local Knowledge

The French based trainer Fabrice Chappet will be looking to make a splash in his first visit to the Grade I Arlington Million held Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights, Ill. Chappet will saddle Intellogent, a 4-year-old Irish-bred colt by Intello. The Million is a Win and You’re In Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series […]

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Shadai Farm Acquires Stallion Rights To Turf Star Bricks And Mortar

Bricks and Mortar, a three-time Grade 1 winner and contender in this weekend’s G1 Arlington Million, will stand at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan at the conclusion of his racing career, BloodHorse reports. The 5-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway will ship to Japan following a projected start in this year’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita […]

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Arlington Million Day: Bricks And Mortar Bids To Extend Win Streak; Sistercharlie Seeks Repeat

Arlington International Racecourse will hold its premiere race day of the season on Saturday August 10, as the International Festival of Racing returns featuring the 37th running of the Arlington Million (GI). The first of three Grade I’s on the day will be the 30th running of the Beverly D. (GI) as Sistercharlie (IRE) looks to […]

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McKinzie Closing The Gap On Bricks And Mortar In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Multiple Grade 1 winner Bricks and Mortar continues to hold the lead spot in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll heading into his expected start in the Grade 1 Arlington Million, but McKinzie’s sublime victory in the Grade 1 Whitney Stakes August 3 has allowed the son of Street Sense to narrow the gap on the […]

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Bricks And Mortar Continues To Lead Latest NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

It was another standard week for Bricks and Mortar as the Chad Brown trainee continues to work toward his expected start in the Grade 1 Arlington Million on August 10 while maintaining his position at the head of the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Bricks and Mortar, who is currently on a five-race win streak including […]

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‘We Weren’t Looking For A World-Beater’: Alwaysmining A Surprise For Bentleys

Despite a six-race win streak, five of them in stakes, the last three of them as an overwhelming favorite, Alwaysmining figures to sport relatively generous odds when he makes his graded-stakes debut in Saturday’s 144th Preakness Stakes (G1). For Greg and Caroline Bentley of Runnymede Racing, it’s a case of been there, done that. In […]

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