Arlington Park

YESTERDAY September 27, 2016
Arlington concluded its 2016 racing season Sept. 23 with a drop in all-sources average daily handle of 2 percent from last year - decent for a track that at mid-meet had seen handle fall enough to cut purses.
The Illinois Racing Board on Tuesday unanimously passed a 2017 racing schedule that mirrors this year’s, though the dire state of the Illinois racing industry infused the brief annual dates awards meeting with gloom.
September 14, 2016
Wellabled, a 7 3/4-length winner of the Grade 3 Arlington-Washington Futurity last weekend, is likely to make his next start in the Bourbon Stakes at Keeneland, trainer Larry Rivelli said.
The 2-year-old filly Diadura, 2 for 2 to start her career, came out of her win in the Arlington-Washington Lassie last Saturday in good physical condition and is likely to make her next start in the Grade 1 Alcibiades Stakes at Keeneland, according to ...
September 10, 2016
Wellabled was a lot of horse at Arlington Park on Saturday, and he dominated the Grade 3, $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity, leading all the way en route to a 7 3/4–length win.
Diadura cornered into the homestretch with so much momentum that she barely seemed to notice her near-disaster at the three-sixteenths pole. The tiny hole a couple paths off the rail at which jockey Carlos Marquez Jr. aimed Diadura suddenly shrank to a ...
September 07, 2016
Twelve 2-year-olds, topped by Wellabled and Star Empire, were entered Wednesday in the Grade 3, $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity on Saturday, the final stakes race of the 2016 Arlington meet.
Mister Marti Gras, a 9-year-old millionaire gelding, has been retired from racing. “He deserves a chance at a second career,” said trainer Chris Block.
September 02, 2016
The Illinois-bred 4-year-old filly Streamline, unraced since finishing second in the Grade 1 Apple Blossom on April 15, is back on the work tab and readying for a fall campaign.
After finishing second in a stakes on turf at Saratoga, Wellabled is back on Arlington Polytrack, over which he scored a sharp debut win this summer, and he is set to make his next start Sept. 10 in the Grade 3 Arlington-Washington Futurity.