Arlington Park

July 04, 2015
Wildwood Kantharos made an easy lead under Chris Emigh and never was threatened, beating Lovely Island by 1 1/2 lengths in the one-mile Purple Violet Stakes for Illinois-bred 3-year-olds at Arlington.
July 02, 2015
The morning line for the $50,000 Purple Violet, the Saturday feature and first stakes of the meet at Arlington, pretty much says it all. Favored at 7-2 is Tizgorgeous, while the longest price among eight entrants is 12-1 on Wildwood Kantharos.
July 01, 2015
Cocked and Loaded, who shipped from Arlington to win the Tremont Stakes on June 5 at Belmont Park, remained on track for a return trip to New York and a start July 25 in the Grade 3 Sanford Stakes at Saratoga when he worked five furlongs in 1:02 last ...
It’s supposed to be tough times when a jockey loses his apprentice weight allowance, but that hasn’t been the case with Mitchell Murrill, who entered this week’s racing atop the Arlington Park jockey standings with 35 wins, 14 more than the next-best ...
Lewis Vale seemed to find a home on turf last out, winning a first-level allowance race at Arlington Park with a solid closing kick, and should have a chance to make it two straight on Friday in the featured second race, an optional claimer at 1 1/16 ...
Trainer Mike Stidham, in the midst of an excellent Arlington meet, will be in stakes action from Woodbine to Del Mar in coming weeks.
June 30, 2015
Despite a purse cut revealed last weekend and sky-will-fall rhetoric as the race week expands from three days to four, the first Thursday card of the 2015 Arlington meeting looks pretty good.
June 17, 2015
Arlington will petition the Illinois Racing Board at a Tuesday meeting to be permitted to run fewer than eight races per day, a move opposed by the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association.
May 27, 2015
The first race on the Friday program at Arlington marks the first 2-year-old race of the season in Chicago, and no one with even half an eye on Arlington racing the last several years will be surprised to see trainer Jim DiVito with two entrants in the ...
Trainer Wesley Ward worked four Royal Ascot-bound 2-year-olds on the Arlington grass course this past Sunday, and Arlington will serve as one of two hubs from which Ward plans to launch his biggest British invasion yet.