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Shogood Too Good In Arlington-Washington Futurity

William Stiritz’s Shogood came off a maiden score by nearly eight lengths to win again Saturday at Arlington, drawing off to take the Grade 3, $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity. Scott Becker trains Shogood, who was second in his debut before romping in a maiden special weight July 16 at Arlington. Jockey Chris Emigh guided Shogood to […]

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The Pizza Man ‘Perfect’ After Million Victory; Cox Plate Possibly Next For Highland Reel

The quartet of winners from the International Festival of Racing featuring the Arlington Million presented by LiftMaster have all come out of their respective victories in good shape, according to their connections. Midwest Thoroughbreds’ homebred The Pizza Man exited his popular victory in the Grade I $1,000,000 Arlington Million “perfect,” according to trainer Roger Brueggemann. […]

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Lucky Speed Rallies For American St. Leger Score

The $350,000 American St. Leger came down to a battle between European-based horses as Germany’s Lucky Speed edged past Irish-raced Panama Hat to win the G3 event Saturday at Arlington. A G1 winner in Germany, Lucky Speed now has four wins in 10 starts for trainer Peter Schiergen and owner Stall Hornoldendorf. He was fourth […]

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ABR: Getting Psyched for Racing’s ‘Second Season’

Horse racing fans know the year isn’t over when the Triple Races are decided — far from it.  With Saratoga and Del Mar opening this week, the Arlington Million and other big races just around the corner, plus the fall classics, the Breeders’ Cup and year-end championships — there’s a lot to look forward to. […]

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Trainer Catalano Gets Career Win 2,500

Trainer Wayne Catalano notched the 2,500th victory of his career when Susan Mouton’s Fine Assay won the 10th race on Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse. Catalano, an 11-time Arlington training champion, was joined in the winner’s circle by his son-in-law Channing Hill, who rode the milestone winner; friends and Arlington officials who presented the conditioner […]

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Arlington pre-entries released for International Festival Stakes

The pre-entries for the 2012 editions of the Arlington Million, Beverly D. and Secretariat Stakes, as well as the inaugural running of the $400,000 American St. Leger Stakes, came to a close on Friday at noon. The upcoming 30th running of the Arlington Million has 11 pre-entries, the $750,000 Beverly D. has ten turf-running fillies […]

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Havelock springs mild upset in Hanshin Cup

Under a well-timed ride by jockey Florent Geroux, Silverton Hills LLC’s Havelock got up in the final strides to overtake favored Lonesome Street to win the Grade III Hanshin Cup by a neck on Saturday at Arlington Park. The Darrin Miller-trained son of Great Notion covered the mile over Polytrack in 1:37.10. “They (the connections) […]

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Arlington and ITHA feud over casino revenues, stalls

Trainer Mike Campbell, president of the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, believes a reduction in the number of stalls allotted to him by Arlington Park management for the upcoming meeting, is an act of retaliation, reports the Chicago Tribune. Arlington Park chairman Richard Duchossois said: “It’s entirely based upon starts per stall. All last year we […]

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