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Arlington’s International Festival Of Racing Lures World-Class Runners

August 8, 2019 |

  Robert Bruce Seeks Million Repeat By Margaret Ransom The fields have been set for Saturday’s annual Arlington Racecourse’s International Festival of Racing, which is highlighted by the 37th running of the Arlington Million (GIT), a race that has traditionally drawn some of the best turf horses in America and around the world year after […]

The Pizza Man To Take Final Bow In Arlington Million?

August 11, 2017 |

By Matt Hess You wouldn’t know it if you lived in the Chicagoland area, but Saturday will be the one day all year that all eyes in the horse racing world will be focused on Arlington Park for the 35th running of the Grade I Arlington Million. This year’s edition is shaping up to be memorable, […]

A Closer Look at Arlington Million Preview Day

July 7, 2017 |

By Matt Hess Summer is starting to heat up here in Chicagoland, and so is the racing at Arlington International Racecourse. The biggest race day of the year is, of course, the Grade I Arlington Million.  But this weekend’s Million Preview Day will feature some racing that may be just as compelling. For the fifth […]

Horse Racing News: Recaps, Replays, American Pharoah Update

August 16, 2015 |

Horse Racing News: Recaps, Replays, American Pharoah Update Adirondack Stakes – Grade II – 6-1/2 Furlongs – Two-Year-Old Fillies – Saratoga Although Tonasah was heavily favored, the gray Just Wicked (Tapit – Wicked Deed, by Harlan’s Holiday) claimed the Adirondack Stakes (GII) over fellow two-year-old fillies at Saratoga. Owned by Ron Winchell and trained by […]

The Pizza Man a Prime Contender in Arlington Million

August 13, 2015 |

The Pizza Man a Prime Contender in Arlington Million: Names for horses will never matter as much as their talent, but The Pizza Man certainly has one appealing to nearly all racing fans. Almost everyone loves pizza, and here is one with pizza in his name. The Pizza Man represents the perfect “hunch play” kind […]

Best Dressed Contest & Millionaire Tea at Arlington Million

August 12, 2015 |

Best Dressed Contest & Millionaire Tea at Arlington Million: The 2015 Arlington Million is a Grade I turf race with a $1,000,000 purse for three-year-olds and up. The race is run at a distance of 1¼ miles and is one of the summer’s biggest races on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The Arlington Million is held […]

Recapping the Races; the Arlington Million and More

August 16, 2014 |

Recapping the Races; the Arlington Million and More Hardest Core Winning the Arlington Million – nobody expected the results that came in the 32nd running for the Arlington Million. Hardest Core was 20-1 on the morning line for the million. He sat a perfect trip all the way around the course, until he had to go […]

The Best of the Best in The 2014 Arlington Million

August 13, 2014 |

The Best of the Best in The 2014 Arlington Million: The Arlington Million seems fairly wide open, with a lot of European invaders. Can Real Solution actually cross the finish line first this time? Can Up With the Birds get back to the top form he had in 2013? Could Magician be ripe for another victory […]

Arlington Million 2014 Odds & Contenders

August 12, 2014 |

Arlington Million 2014 Odds & Contenders: The 32nd Running of the Arlington Million takes place on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Arlington Park, also called Arlington International Racecourse, in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The G1 $1 Million 1 ¼ mile turf race for three-year-olds and up is part of the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” […]

Arlington Million 2014; Best Dressed Lady

August 11, 2014 |

Arlington Million 2014; Best Dressed Lady: The 32nd running of the Arlington Million is set to take place this Saturday, August 16, 2014. The 2014 G1 1 1/4 mile turf Arlington Million will take place at Arlington International and it is one of the biggest racing events of the summer season and certainly the biggest […]