Arlington Park

On closing day of the 2017 meeting, it was fitting that Arlington-loving Cammack won the $66,600 Les Ahrens Memorial Stakes.Full Story >>
September 21, 2017
It's 90-some degrees in late September, and Arlington, starved for horses all season, has a 13-race Saturday card overflowing with runners. The entry box this week was as hot as the weather, and with 140 horses entered in 13 races, the 2017 meet that ...
September 20, 2017
Trainer Larry Rivelli's dominance at the Arlington Park meet that ends Saturday is remarkable. Jose Valdivia Jr., while he won't be setting any records, has a 31 percent strike rate from 424 mounts going into closing week.
September 18, 2017
The Illinois Department of Agriculture announced Friday it will fund a subsidy providing about $3.5 million in purse money to the state's Thoroughbred racetracks.
September 16, 2017
Puntsville broke so hard in the $66,200 Richard Scherer Memorial Stakes that before 50 yards of the race had been run she had a couple lengths on her nearest pursuer. She never relinquished the lead, and went on to win the six-furlong overnight stakes ...
Good Bye Greg broke from the gate like a rocket in the $66,600 Jeff Lynn Memorial Stakes on Saturday at Arlington, and held off Goneghost for the victory.
September 15, 2017
Fifty years after sending out his first starter as a trainer in 1967, Louie Roussel III won his 1,000th race Friday at Arlington when 2-year-old filly Heavens Whisper, a horse he bred and owns, won her career debut in the fourth race.
September 11, 2017
Trainer Chris Block and owner Bob Lothenbach weren't the only connections with a first and a second in Arlington stakes Saturday. Trainer Horacio de Paz and Kevin Plank's Sagamore Farm won the Futurity with Barry Lee and finished second in the Lassie ...
The Arlington-Washington Lassie lost its graded status in 2013 and now is merely a listed stakes worth $75,000, barely more than half the purse of a maiden race at Kentucky Downs. Don't bother telling that to Bet She Wins.
September 09, 2017
Bet She Wins, going from a grass route to a main-track sprint, slipped through a hole along the fence at the three-sixteenths pole and won the $75,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie by 9 1/2 lengths at 13-1.
Barry Lee got hooked and cooked Aug. 13 at Saratoga, wilting to a distant eighth in the Saratoga Special after contesting a scorching pace. But it was a more relaxed – and more successful – version of the horse that showed up for Saturday's ...