Arlington Park

YESTERDAY August 03, 2015
The two Chicago-area Thoroughbred tracks have asked the Illinois Racing Board to approve 2016 live racing schedules that would further reduce the number of live racing dates on the struggling circuit.
July 30, 2015
Three starts into his summer 2015 form cycle, Sweet Luca returns to Arlington looking for repeat in the $50,000 Addison Cammack Stakes, but faces a prevailing Polytrack bias that would work against his running style.
July 29, 2015
Chad Brown has trained one Arlington Million winner so far, but will have two chances to take down his second Million when the race is contested for the 33rd time on Aug. 15.
July 28, 2015
At least 17 European-based horses were under consideration early this week for the four major stakes on the Aug. 15 Arlington Million program, and even if that number – as is likely – gets winnowed down between now and entry time, the overseas ...
July 24, 2015
There were just 53 horses entered on Sunday’s eight-race card, and since Arlington expanded its racing week from three to four days in July, the struggle to fill races with a diminished equine population at a track with purses barely competitive in the ...
With a four-win Thursday – half the eight-race card – jockey Jose Valdivia Jr. moved to within three victories, 44-41, of leading rider Mitchell Murrill at the Arlington meet.
July 21, 2015
It looked like a standout performance, Midnight Cello’s romp late Saturday afternoon in the Grade 3, $100,000 Hanshin Cup, and the Beyer Speed Figure of 105 it produced validated what the eyes suggested.
A year later than originally intended, Quiet Force is headed to the Arlington Million. Quiet Force came out of his win in the Arlington Handicap on July 11 in good shape and is on track to start in the Million here on Aug. 15.
July 18, 2015
The jock on Hogy had the lead a furlong into the Hanshin Cup, but Hogy drifted over to the two path, and Florent Geroux on Midnight Cello did not hesitate. He sent Midnight Cello up into the hole, out to the lead, and on to an easy victory Saturday in ...
July 11, 2015
The Pizza Man, stuffed into a tight spot much of the trip, still managed to dig deep and dish out his second straight win in the Stars and Stripes Stakes, topping the Grade 3, $100,000 race Saturday at Arlington by a neck over the pace-setting Roman ...