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The Pizza Man, Work All Week To Be Brueggemann’s Stable Ponies At Arlington

Midwest Thoroughbreds’ 2015 Grade I Arlington Million winner The Pizza Man and 2014 Champion Sprinter Work All Week returned to the Arlington International Racecourse backstretch last week to the barn of Roger Brueggemann and will be used as stable ponies during training hours. The Pizza Man became the only horse bred in Illinois to win […]

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The Pizza Man To Parade At Arlington Sept. 16

The Pizza Man, winner of the 2015 Grade I Arlington Million, will say his final farewell to Chicagoland racing fans on Sept. 16 at Arlington International Racecourse. The Pizza Man, retired after his third run in the Million on Aug. 12, will parade in front of the fans between races in a ceremony paying tribute […]

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2015 Arlington Million Winner The Pizza Man Retired

Multiple Grade 1 winner The Pizza Man, winner of the Arlington Million in 2015, has been retired from racing. The Illinois-bred champion most recently finished last in the 2017 edition of the Million, and as the Blood-Horse reports, the 8-year-old gelding was discovered to have a chip in his left front ankle. At that point, The Pizza […]

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Beach Patrol Batalla De Principio A Fin Para Llevarse El Arlington Million

Beach Patrol estuvo luchando en la vanguardia durante todo el recorrido y luego tuvo mejor final que sus rivales para llevarse la 35ta. edición del Arlington Million (G1, $,1,000,000) el pasado sábado 12 en Arlington Park. La victoria del hijo de Lemon Drop Kid permitió a su entrenador Chad Brown llevarse las dos carreras más […]

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The Pizza Man To Vie For Second Arlington Million Title

Midwest Thoroughbreds’ The Pizza Man is on track to contest his third Grade I Arlington Million on Aug. 12 at Arlington International Racecourse. In 2015 the son of English Channel became the first Illinois-bred to win Arlington’s centerpiece race, bringing home the trophy for Chicagoland residents Richard and Karen Papiese. “We’re really excited to have […]

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Keystoneforvictory Tops The Pizza Man In Stars And Stripes

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Keystoneforvictory, ridden by Julien Leparoux, ran down local favorite The Pizza Man in deep stretch to win Saturday’s G3 Stars and Stripes Stakes at Arlington Park by 1 1/2 lengths. Bet down to 9-5 off a 5-1 morning line, Keystoneforvictory covered 1 1/2 miles on the firm Arlington turn in 2:29.89. […]

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The Pizza Man Fourth As Oak Brook Leads Gate-To-Wire In Black Tie Affair

Virginia H. Tarra Trust’s Oak Brook opened an easy early lead and showed steely resolve in the stretch en route to an upset tally in the $52,580 Black Tie Affair Handicap. Ridden by Santo Sanjur for trainer Brian Williamson, the 5-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway established an open-lengths lead through early splits of 25.44 and […]

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The Weekend Lineup: Gun Runner Back In Action

Saturday night’s racing action features the return of Dubai World Cup runner-up Gun Runner in the G1 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs, along with a line-up of four other graded stakes on the card. McCraken returns to action in the G3 Matt Winn and Forever Unbridled does the same in the G2 Fleur de […]

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Longer Vacation Should Lead To Top-Notch Season For The Pizza Man

Richard and Karen Papiese’s 8-year-old Illinois-bred gelding The Pizza Man is on track to return to the spotlight in 2017, according to Unraced since Nov. 24, The Pizza Man turned in his first major workout of the year at Churchill Downs’ Trackside training center on Tuesday, breezing a half in :50 flat as trainer […]

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