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DAILY HERALD ARCHIVE

International racing fans eager for Arlington Million today (8/16)

Our experts make their Arlington picks (8/16)

Spellman: My Million pick rhymes with 'Chagician' (8/15)

Jockey Geroux has rare opportunity at Arlington (8/14)

Magician looks to do the trick with win in Million (8/13)

Best home stretch ever for trainer Catalano (8/12)

Again, Million week comes with fear, appreciation (8/11)

Sinise builds on Lt. Dan connection, will help veterans at Arlington Park (7/30)

Spellman's Scorecard: Well wishes for Wayne Catalano (7/25)

Big day of racing ahead at Arlington (7/10)

'Fantastic horseman' Bruce Duchossois dies at 64 (7/4)

Arlington jockey Russell breaks foot, tears ACL (6/26)

Why horse racing should pay attention to boxing (6/10)

Arlington jockey's death in Long Grove garage fire remains a mystery (6/5)

Will racing gods smile upon California Chrome? (6/4)

Summer-long slate of special events at Arlington (5/2)

Arlington track begins 25th season since rebuilding (5/2)

No shortage of horses as Arlington track opens (5/1)

Ditka's Restaurant opening at Arlington Trackside (4/16)

Chicago-only casino option to face opposition (4/15)

Undercover horse-racing video tough to watch — but absolutely necessary (3/21)

New gambling plan: Give Arlington half the slots (3/13)

Arlington breathes a sign of relief (1/31)

Vote affecting Arlington's racing season could come today (1/29)

Editorial: Act now to give horse racing some breathing room (1/28)

Arlington season's fate rests with lawmakers (1/24)

Former Arlington Heights Trustee Ed Duffy dies (1/7)

Lawmakers take no action on horse wagering (12/3)

Horse racing industry gets 'critical' extension from state (11/20)

Jobs will be lost with no year-round racing (11/19)

Effort to save Arlington season enters home stretch (11/10)

Arlington racecourse, horsemen at odds over online betting (10/22)

After 32 years, Arlington's Stabler saying goodbye (9/25)

Clock ticks on online horse betting (9/25)

Racing Board lays out best-to-worse options (9/24)

Real Solution the real winner in Million (8/18)

Racing group uses Million to draw Millennials to the track (8/18)

Arlington Million TV viewers left in dark (8/18)

Arlington shines on brilliant Million Day (8/17)

Dandino just dandy at Arlington Million (8/17)

Ramsey watches three of his horses win at Arlington Million (8/17)

Veteran Desormeaux enjoying Arlington return (8/16)

Wigmore Hall pins hopes on St. Leger (8/16)

Arlington Million still holds special place in horse racing (8/15)

Big plans for Arlington Million’s defending champ (8/14)

Ramsey is the cat’s meow among horse owners (8/13)

Million may feature 14-horse field (8/9)

Pre-'Million' festivities to rock downtown Arlington Hts. (8/6)

Ageless Rahystrada gets third Arlington Handicap win (7/13)

Crowds flock to first Food Truck Festival at Arlington Park (7/13)

Big day of stakes races at Arlington on Saturday (7/13)

Food truck festival at Arlington Park on Saturday (7/10)

Big day in winner’s circle at Arlington Park (7/6)

Arlington Heights commits potential slots revenue to affordable housing (6/12)

Track officials still hold out hope for slots (6/6)

Lawmakers move to allow betting on horses online (5/23)

Changes coming to Illinois gambling plan (5/15)

Arlington opens season with new name (5/3)

Spellman’s Scorecard: Let’s just call it Arlington Park (4/25)

Arlington race track reaches deal with horsemen (4/24)

Illinois Derby to feature wide-open field (4/18)

Horsemen want a share of any Internet gambling money (4/16)

Link spars with top gambling regulator (4/10)

Gambling wins, loses in Prospect Heights (4/9)

Ex-jockey Douglas back on track in Dubai (3/28)

Online play a wild card in Illinois gambling debate (3/18)

Quinn vetoes plan that would have put slots at Arlington Park (3/4)

Private Zone helps former jockey heal (2/19)

Online horse race wagering halted pending new legislation (1/30)

Racing says stop betting on horses online (1/16)

Quinn gets another gambling expansion bill (1/8)

Senator Terry Link: No last-minute gambling expansion (1/3)

Quinn gambling veto stands (11/30)

Arlington Park lawsuit challenges IRB ruling (11/28)

Another problem for horse racing: fewer foals (11/26)

The gambling campaign (10/24)

Lame duck legislature could hatch gambling, pension deals (11/12)

Gambling interests send lawmakers campaign cash (10/22)

Arlington Park gets Derby rights, but not all requests (9/25)

Quinn’s gambling bill kill bad news for horse racing (8/28)

Gov. Quinn rejects plan to expand Ill. gambling (8/28)

Quinn on gambling: 'I'll tell you tomorrow' (8/27)

Arlington Park overcomes obstacles to survive (8/22)

Duchossois recalls ‘remarkable’ Diller (8/20)

Numbers up across the board on Million Day (8/19)

Arlington Park crowd enjoys Million day (8/18)

Little Mike wins Arlington Million (8/18)

Dream finish in Beverly D (8/18)

Bayrir translates to victory in Secretariat (8/18)

In the long run, St. Leger suits Jakkalberry (8/18)

‘History’ in special Arlington turf race (8/18)

Will it be Miller’s time for big win in Beverly D? (8/17)

Calabrese feeling at home at Arlington again (8/17)

Our horse racing experts make their Million Day picks (8/17)

Full day of fun planned for 30th Arlington Million (8/17)

Arlington Million pulls younger crowd with parties (8/17)

Images: Arlington Million through the years (8/17)

Bugle takes Prospect High grad around world (8/16)

Madigan: No override if Quinn vetoes slots at Arlington, more casinos (8/15)

A European view on Arlington Million, track (8/15)

Big day for Block at Arlington Park (8/12)

Moving Picture: Arlington Park farrier readies hooves (8/3)

What are Quinn's options on gambling? (7/23)

Million Preview a rich treat (7/14)

Arlington jockey gives fans inside look with helmet cam (6/24)

Editorial: Fearing the suburbs video gambling gold rush (6/24)

Prairie State Festival quite a day at Arlington (6/16)

Illinois-breds set for Arlington’s Prairie State Festival (6/15)

Largest win in Arlington Park history beat 1 in 95,040 odds (6/11)

Arlington bet pays out more than $1.1 million (6/10)

Decision on I'll Have Another made a lot of horse sense (6/9)

Is Governor Quinn really going to kill gambling bill? (6/6)

Des Plaines says it will fight gambling expansion (6/4)

Arlington would keep slots, grandstand separate (6/1)

What's next for gambling expansion? (6/1)

Senate panel OKs more casinos, slots for Arlington (5/31)

Link: Vote today on new casinos, slots at track (5/31)

Horse racing helps Arlington Hts. teacher with probability lesson (5/31)

Arlington Matron and Classic headline Saturday’s races at Arlington Park (5/25)

Editorial: Put the skids on massive gambling expansion (5/25)

Gambling proponents looking for votes to override Quinn (5/24)

Havelock roars down stretch to win Hanshin Cup (5/19)

Hanshin Cup opens Arlington Park stakes schedule (5/18)

Link: Gambling plan should have slots at Arlington Park (5/17)

Arlington Park shows strong attendance gains (5/15)

Funeral services set for Arlington Park jockey Razo (5/12)

Jockeys with Arlington Park ties enjoy motherhood (5/11)

Arlington Park contract dispute was just ridiculous (5/11)

Negativity surrounding horse racing must stop (5/6)

Fans: Any day the horses run is a great day (5/4)

Poll Vault: Have you ever bet on a horse race? (5/4)

Illinois bettors can wager on Kentucky Derby (5/3)

Racing at Arlington Park opens for the season Friday (5/3)

Late deal preserves Arlington Park's opener (5/3)

Dispute forcing Arlington to cut purses 20 percent (5/2)

Arlington Park's future still in Gov's hands (4/26)

Investigators still probing jockey's death (4/26)

Beloved Arlington Park jockey dies in Long Grove fire (4/25)

Quinn: Gambling not a priority right now (4/24)

Huge field for Saturday’s Illinois Derby (4/6)

Cullerton: Abandon slots at tracks? (4/3)

Arlington Park sees more declines in attendance, bets (3/14)

Gambling divides Nybo, Dillard (2/28)

Off-track betting may come to Prospect Hts. (2/27)

Could OTB land on Buffalo Grove municipal campus? (2/7)

Could Arlington Park get cash from casinos instead of slots? (1/20)

Rivers Casino buoys state tax take — but for how long? (1/9)

Cullerton: Trying for gambling expansion again (1/3)

Failing gambling proposals: An annual rite of Springfield (11/14)

Senate committee pushing gambling bill (11/9)

Buffalo Grove OKs new liquor license for OTB (11/8)

Gambling plan gets moving (11/8)

Could a gambling compromise get done? (10/27)

Buffalo Grove OTB could be on the move (10/27)

Link will ask for a vote on Quinn's gambling plan (10/24)

Quinn already moved to expand gambling, legislators say (10/23)

Link: Still pushing slots at Arlington (10/19)

The struggle to get gambling ‘right’ (10/19)

Quinn not budging on slots at tracks (10/18)

Gambling plan snubs Arlington Park, backs Lake casino (10/17)

Arlington Park among state’s unpaid bills (10/17)

Duchossois says slots aren’t the only way to save horse racing (10/10)

Arlington owner Duchossois, at 90, fights cancer and for his track (10/9)

Hawthorne saddles up for a bigger meet (9/30)

Arlington Heights mayor met with Quinn about track’s future (9/29)

Arlington Park ‘befuddled’ by racing board vote (9/27)

Arlington Park will be open for business in ’12 (9/26)

Arlington Park backstretch workers’ way of life could be slipping away (9/18)

Attention gambling policy wonks (9/16)

Will Illinois governor Pat Quinn choose to save Illinois horse racing? (8/18)

Mulder trying to bend Quinn’s ear on slots (8/18)

Governor repeats concerns about slots at Arlington (8/17)

Arlington Park boss expands track’s reach, stature (8/14)

Images: The Arlington Million (8/13)

Cape Blanco wins Arlington Million (8/13)

3D: Stacelita wins Beverly D for Schwartz (8/13)

Treasure Beach strikes it rich in Secretariat Stakes (8/13)

And the odds are? Hedging a bet on gambling (8/12)

Strong international field among Arlington favorites (8/12)

Three key figures share their Million memories (8/12)

Arlington Million by the numbers (8/12)

Arlington purse increase stays — for now (8/12)

For racing champ Guidry, nervousness a good sign (8/12)

Arlington purse increase turns terse (8/11)

St. Viator grads have big stake in Secretariat (8/11)

72-year-old jockey Cruguet won’t ride (8/10)

Cape Blanco, Gio Ponti head Arlington Million field (8/9)

Arlington Park seeks 3 night racing dates (8/2)

Officials, residents open to night races at Arlington Park (7/30)

Arlington Park pushing for horseraces at night? (7/29)

The cash behind gambling politics (7/26)

Free Fighter puts his foot down in Stars and Stripes Stakes (7/23)

It's Military Day at Arlington Park Saturday (7/20)

Employee of Arlington Park Racetrack beaten and robbed (7/19)

Des Plaines casino not a boon for everyone (7/18)

Younger Bridgmohan sprints to victory at Arlington (7/16)

Off-track betting parlor opening in Villa Park (7/15)

Horse group honors Arlington chairman (7/15)

Willcox Inn only 1 win from taking Mid-America Triple (7/9)

Flashy record finish for Fantasia (7/9)

Another big show at Arlington: Million Preview Day (7/8)

Appellate court says yes, casinos must pay tracks (7/8)

Devil By Design wins Chicago Handicap (7/3)

Road closures, heavy traffic expected after Arlington Park fireworks (6/30)

Arlington Park fireworks coming July 2 (6/28)

Arlington’s Prairie State Festival (6/26)

Arlington Park hosts big races Saturday (6/23)

Arlington Park’s Petrillo a busy man these days (6/18)

Senators work on convincing Quinn to sign gambling expansion (6/12)

Arlington Heights residents debate slots at Arlington Park (6/7)

Saddling horse racing with slot machines (6/5)

How gambling expansion would change the suburbs (6/5)

Details of gambling expansion legislation (5/31)

Lawmakers OK more suburban gambling (5/31)

House OKs Arlington slots, Lake County casino (5/30)

Arlington Park card canceled after 2nd race (5/29)

Committee approves gambling expansion, Quinn disagrees (5/27)

Arlington jockey suffers broken collarbone (5/27)

Who’s the most fearless — Byrd or 72-year-old jockey? (5/26)

Did Arlington Park labor dispute hold up gambling bill? (5/26)

House committee rejects gambling legislation (5/25)

Plan would add Arlington slots, a Lake County casino (5/24)

Arlington Heights gambling opponents offer survey (5/24)

Voices weigh in on debate over slots at Arlington Park (5/22)

Gaming Assoc. exec: Stop bailing out track (5/22)

Mulder: Village must save racetrack (5/22)

Track exec: Track fuels economy (5/22)

Thoroughbred assoc. chief: Horsemen would leave Arlington (5/22)

Baffert, Zito set for second shots in Preakness (5/20)

Promoting debate about slots at track (5/19)

Racing and food a winning combination for Chefs' Fest (5/19)

Mulder’s letter to the legislature on slots (5/18)

Arlington Hts. board makes slot position clear without vote (5/18)

Lawmakers say Arlington board could have taken stronger slots stance (5/18)

Arlington Hts. board takes informal stand supporting slots at track (5/17)

Gambling: What's gonna happen? (5/11)

Lawmakers to Arlington Hts.: Take stand on slots (5/10)

Senior Day at Arlington Park racetrack (5/9)

Arlington deserves many more days like this one (5/7)

A new season and a new GM at Arlington Park (5/6)

Lots of changes at Arlington Park this season (5/5)

Minister, residents grill Arlington Hts. board over slots at track (5/3)

Arlington Park trends: The Web version (4/22)

Horse racing insiders say toughest year ahead for state tracks (4/18)

Harris: Time for open discussion about slots (4/18)

Arlington Hts. board divided on slots (4/12)

Let the debate over slots at Arlington Park begin (4/9)

Watch Me Go heads Illinois Derby (4/8)

Arlington Hts. mayor fears track closure; says she can tolerate slots (4/7)

Calabrese’s horses won’t run at Arlington (3/31)

Calabrese on horse racing’s future (3/26)

Top horse owner at not sure it's worth returning to Arlington Park (3/26)

Slots at tracks gain support (3/17)

Arlington Park ends sponsorship of Mane Event (3/17)

Racetracks have no ‘divine right’ to exist (3/14)

Gambling plan includes slots, no casinos (3/7)

Mr. D’s returns as Arlington Park sports bar moniker (3/4)

Candidates not unanimous over slots at Arlington Park (3/1)

Arlington Park, horsemen join forces to boost fields (2/21)

Racing returns Friday at Hawthorne (2/9)

Casinos might appeal cash-sharing case to Supreme Court (2/9)

Jockey Karlsson to join Hawthorne on-air team (2/9)

Appellate court upholds casino payout law (2/8)

New racing days for start of Arlington Park (1/26)

Funds to build OTB in Hoffman Estates close to approval (1/18)

Why did the gambling plan die? (1/14)

Moylan relieved; Mulder worried over gambling expansion bill’s demise (1/12)

Huge gambling expansion plan dies (1/11)

Lawmakers go into Monday with taxes, gambling still on the agenda (1/9)

Casinos might take a pass on expanding (1/6)

No consensus on slots at Arlington Hts. meeting (12/29)

Horses and slots: 12 other states link them at race tracks (12/28)

Buffalo Grove board chides OTB parlor (12/7)

Link clings to suburban gambling dream (12/2)

Illinois Senate OKs massive gambling expansion (12/1)

Gambling expansion gets initial support (11/30)

Horse of the Year debate: Kristufek for Zenyatta (11/29)

Horse of the Year debate: Spencer for Blame (11/29)

State gaming chief says expansion will be tough to handle (11/17)

Gambling opponents line up (11/16)

Casino towns band together to fight slots at tracks (11/15)

Lawmakers could debate slot machines at Arlington Park (11/11)

Q&A with Arlington Park's general manager (11/10)

Slots at track are right for Arlington Hts (11/7)

Slots at Arlington? Supporters want lawmakers to talk about it (11/4)

Duchossois’ Bev D. winner ready for Breeders’ Cup (11/4)

Community forum addresses slots at Arlington Park (10/26)

Des Plaines casino construction on track (10/21)

Are slots at Arlington Park on the horizon? (10/19)

Arlington Park hires general manager for track (10/14)

53rd House candidates debate slots at Arlington Park (10/11)

Arlington Park president Arnold resigns after 4.5 years (10/11)

Georgeff recalls the day Secretariat ruled Arlington (10/7)

How Arlington Park landed Secretariat (10/7)

Longshots open in off-season (9/30)

72-year-old jockey dies weeks after downstate fall (9/30)

Despite strong finish, big drop in Arlington wagering (9/29)

Hawthorne racing returns Friday (9/29)

Restaurant/OTB back on track in Villa Park (9/29)

Now that ain't hay! Farmer thrives amid suburban sprawl (9/22)

Track worker charged with assault on animal (9/18)

DeWyze drops by track to promote Sept. 24 concert (9/9)

Horse tracks need slots to compete (9/6)

Gran Estreno in Classic form (9/4)

Longtime Chicago trainer Tomillo dies at 66 (9/2)

DeWyze to perform Sept. 24 at Arlington Park (9/2)

Injured jockey sues Arlington Park over Polytrack (8/27)

Death at track ruled natural causes (8/23)

Perfect way to end Arlington Million day (8/22)

Irish-bred Debussy wins Arlington Million (8/21)

Trainer says O'Prado one of best horses he's ever owned (8/21)

Duchossois wins race named for late wife (8/21)

Third-generation track worker learning value of dollar, friendships (8/21)

Young gun has edge over cagey veteran (8/20)

Palatine horse owner gets a shot at his Million dream (8/20)

Meier a walking miracle after his bad spill last fall (8/20)

Don't sell Gio short (8/20)

A man of vision: Dooley makes unusual call (8/20)

Mane Event is both a pre- and post-party for Arlington Million (8/19)

This time, slots at Arlington might be reel (8/19)

Retired jockeys hoping to give fans another thrill (8/18)

Arlington Park in race for financial survival (8/18)

Arlington Million champ gets hero's ride to racetrack (8/18)

Kids learn about care, training of horses on field trip to Arlington Park (8/18)

Gio Ponti early favorite in Arlington Million repeat (8/17)

Will boxer-turned-jockey Karlsson be first female jockey to win the Million? (8/17)

Arlington jockeys provide youths with one in a Million experience (8/17)

Comcast SportsNet to televise Arlington Million (8/16)

Reserved seats available for 28th Arlington Million (8/13)

Special race to pit 'Veterans' against 'Young Guns' (8/8)

Muscle Massive a winner at $1.5 million Hambletonian (8/7)

Indiana horse track cancels races after complaints (8/4)

Lookin At Lucky romps in Haskell (8/1)

Haskell kicks off second season for 3-year-olds (7/31)

It's Blackhawks Day at track (7/29)

General Charley set to match win record at Arlington (7/24)

Saratoga readies for another season amid turmoil (7/23)

Karlsson becomes first female jockey to win Arlington Handicap (7/17)

An early look at Saturday's Million Preview (7/16)

The Boss and Chicago (7/13)

Horses with a side of salsa? Must be fiesta day at Arlington Park (7/12)

Party time at Arlington Fiesta in the Park (7/9)

War hero celebrates Boy Scouts' 100th anniversary (7/5)

Heavy favorite Informed Decision ekes it out (7/4)

Baird guides Upperline to Arlington Oaks win (7/3)

Arlington Park fireworks to get on track July 3 (6/27)

Former Arlington riding champ Sellers returns (6/26)

Arlington chief: Tracks 'can't run on hope' (6/24)

Day at the races a gallopin' good time for families (6/21)

Trainers Block, Janks add to PSF resume (6/19)

Drop in wagering prompts Arlington Park to trim purses (6/11)

Looks like Zito may have a winner in the Belmont (6/4)

Arlington Park Stakes recap (5/29)

Arlington Park favors slots over casino tax (5/26)

Millions of dollars for racetracks tied up in court battle (5/25)

County, Grand Victoria see slots at Arlington as death of jobs, charity (5/25)

Two stakes races Saturday to run on Arlington's turf (5/20)

Lookin at Lucky main threat to Super Saver in Preakness (5/13)

Preakness favorite Super Saver settles into Stall 40 (5/13)

Paralyzed jockey sues Arlington Park over injury (5/11)

Slots at tracks would boost state projects (5/10)

Female jockey races to top of Arlington Park leaders (5/6)

Arlington Park vision's missing ingredient (5/6)

Track officials counter home rule fears over slots (5/4)

A vision for more to do at Arlington Park (5/4)

Rain figures to muddle things up at Derby (5/1)

Rachel Alexandra loses second straight race (4/30)

The Chairman opens another season at Arlington Park (4/30)

Local video gambling bans could clear way for slots at Arlington Park (4/30)

Don't 'Snicker' ... Sidney's Candy(man) can win it all (4/29)

An Arlington Park primer as racing returns today (4/29)

Village should have final say on slots (4/29)

Arlington Park reopens after $5 mil in winter upgrades (4/28)

'Undercover Boss' tribute race part of Arlington Park opening (4/28)

Lawmakers, chamber receptive to slots at track (4/23)

Deal to put slots at Arlington Park emerging at Capitol (4/23)

Arlington Park workouts begin for April 29 opener (4/14)

Gambling opponents have eye on Arlington Heights (4/13)

Illinois Derby assembles strong cast for Saturday (4/1)

Second Trackside spot gets OK to open in Waukegan (3/24)

Time for slots at racecourse is now (3/15)

Slots at race tracks proposed again (3/10)

New Arlington Hts. chamber leader outlines plans (1/22)

Arlington Hts. bans most video gambling (12/22)

Arlington Heights open to video gambling at racetrack (12/15)

Hawthorne cancels racing for Wednesday, Thursday (12/8)

Track slots idea needs discussion (12/7)

Jockeys blame injuries on synthetic track (12/5)

Polzin takes the plunge at Arlington (12/5)

Slots at tracks downplayed by Senate leader (12/2)

Racetrack owners make push for slot machines (12/2)

Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel dies at 68 (11/16)

Catalano's Wild ride caps a great season (11/10)

Zenyatta rallies to show the boys a thing or two (11/7)

Life is Sweet indeed for winning filly (11/7)

Man of Iron wins Breeders' Cup Marathon (11/6)

Fundraising party set to assist injured jockey Straight (10/19)

A few answers to questions on online track wagering (10/15)

Racing Board passes out online betting licenses (10/13)

Benefit for injured jockey to be held in Vernon Hills (10/7)

Awesome Gem strikes Gold at Hawthorne (10/3)

Hawthorne's family tradition hits century mark (10/1)

Racetracks work together to set 2010 schedule (9/25)

Graham's patience leads to Pucker Up Stakes victory (9/8)

Emotional ride for Matthew Straight (9/5)

Arlington Park to host 5 graded stakes this weekend (9/3)

Jockeys step up to assist with rider's medical costs (9/3)

Arlington Park jockey recovering after spinal surgery (8/28)

Concerned with safety, jockeys delay racing at Arlington (8/27)

Arlington Park resumes OTB contests, seminars (8/25)

Rachel Alexandra to run next in Woodward Stakes (8/24)

Silva rides to 3,500 win in third race at Arlington (8/21)

Mine That Bird to have minor surgery (8/17)

Baffert leads new inductees to racing hall (8/14)

Despite heat, 28,000 turn out to see favorite win the Million (8/9)

Gio Ponti overcomes stumble to win Arlington Million (8/8)

Dynaforce makes owner proud with victory in Beverly D. (8/8)

Daily double for Desormeaux (8/8)

Take The Points takes the Secretariat Stakes (8/8)

Year after year, Arlington Million hits the high notes (8/7)

Some winning answers to Million questions (8/7)

Gio Ponti has big designs on winning the Million (8/6)

Three foreign challengers in lineup (8/6)

Arlington Million predictions (8/6)

Mane Event is warmup to main event (8/6)

How the Million stacks up in the world of horse racing (8/6)

Quite A Handful wants to grab Secretariat prize (8/5)

Despite odds, Tizaqueena seeks to rule Beverly D (8/5)

Einstein on inside post for Arlington Million (8/5)

Rachel Alexandra's next race? No one knows (8/4)

Three great Million races Dooley will never forget (8/3)

Arlington's announcer looks back on 10 seasons (8/3)

Alexandra the Great! Filly beats boys in Haskell (8/3)

In Rossi Gold Stakes, Rumor Has It (8/1)

Odds-on favorite: Jimmy D's trots out a fresh new look in Arlington Hts. (7/29)

Friends, supporters raise funds for injured jockey (7/22)

Peach Brew keeps eyes on prize (7/18)

C.S. Silk in for Arlington Oaks (7/18)

Baird wins five on Million Preview Day (7/12)

Stream Cat, Cosmonaut headline Arlington Handicap (7/9)

Informed Decision flashes near record-setting speed (7/5)

Injured jockey Douglas reaches out to fans (7/1)

Rachel Alexandra romps to victory in Mother Goose (6/27)

Track marks 20 years since rebuilt grandstand opened (6/27)

Popular 'Fiesta in the Park' returns for 8th year (6/24)

Mane Event generates excitement (6/24)

Arlington Million still the pinnacle of racing (6/24)

Borel, Fort Prado steal the Prairie show (6/20)

Borel returns to Arlington for Prairie State Festival (6/20)

Arlington Park will charge for fireworks this year (6/15)

Willowbrook author tracks history of local horse racing (6/15)

The Birds and other Belmont runners doing fine day after (6/8)

It's a bird who wins Belmont -- Summer Bird! (6/6)

Personal Triple for Borel? (6/6)

Arlington riders, racetrack to assist injured jockey (6/5)

Mine That Bird goes from longshot to favorite (6/5)

Joe Kristufek's Belmont Stakes line (6/4)

Fund established to help injured jockey Douglas (6/3)

Fundraiser for jockey Douglas to be held June 26-28 (6/3)

Official: OTB will 'tarnish' Buffalo Grove (6/2)

Mine That Bird ready for Belmont (6/1)

Jockeys' families dealing with emotions (6/1)

More casinos, slots at Arlington likely off the table (5/31)

Rachel Alexandra won't run in Belmont (5/30)

Jockey Rene Douglas' family responds to support after accident (5/28)

Jockey appeals suspension by Arlington's stewards (5/27)

Karlsson takes spill, leaves on stretcher (5/26)

Report: Jockey Douglas paralyzed after rough spill (5/25)

Jockey Rene Douglas injured in Arlington Matron (5/23)

Senate rejects plan to expand casinos, add slots at racetracks (5/22)

Village gets say on slots, track fears being shut out (5/22)

Time to stop trying to mandate slots (5/17)

Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness; Mine That Bird places second (5/16)

Arlington Heights objects to slots a racetrack proposal (5/16)

Borel fanatical about his filly (5/16)

Hey, what about me? Mine That Bird seeks respect (5/15)

Slots at Arlington Park clears hurdle (5/14)

Rachel Alexandra first filly favorite since 1988 (5/14)

Janks leads Arlington Park trainers in victories so far (5/13)

Mine That Bird heads to Preakness (5/12)

Rachel Alexandra likely in Preakness (5/11)

Baird off to fast start at Arlington Park racetrack (5/8)

Arlington Park 'not enthused' by new OTBs (5/7)

Public shouldn't bet on gambling expansion (5/7)

Injury threatens I Want Revenge's racing career (5/5)

Derby gets highest TV ratings in 17 years (5/4)

McCarthy taking on big boys (5/2)

For Duchossois, no opening day is the same (5/1)

Kristufek's line for Saturday's Kentucky Derby (5/1)

Arlington Park looking to shine in tough economy (4/30)

For Barajas, Arlington home to lots of memories (4/30)

Longtime Arlington Park track boss begins new life in Dubai (4/30)

Arlington sees hope even in this economy (4/30)

I Want Revenge made early Kentucky Derby favorite (4/29)

Injury knocks Quality Road out of Kentucky Derby (4/27)

Illinois prof says economic fix starts with gambling ban (4/21)

Horse owner under fire, hit with ban by N.Y. tracks (4/10)

Musket Man wins by 2 lengths in Illinois Derby and Hawthorne (4/4)

Arlington Park to host national handicapper qualifiers (3/24)

Arlington track supervisor accepts position at Dubai (3/9)

100 years strong for Careys at Hawthorne (3/4)

Lake Barrington considers off-track betting parlor (2/12)

OTB handicapping contests return for 2009 (2/2)

Barbaro Memorial scheduled for April unveiling (1/29)

Curlin, Big Brown big winners (1/27)

Fresh off riding title at Hawthorne, Karlsson a finalist for Eclipse Award (1/23)

Villa Park off-track betting parlor inching forward (1/16)

Arlington Park denies it played a role (12/22)

Des Plaines wins 10th casino license (12/22)

Breeders' Cup reverses decision to cut purses (12/17)

Hawthorne cancels 6 races (12/12)

Hawthorne stakes schedule released (12/11)

Arlington Park announces 2009 stakes schedule (12/9)

Owners place bet on OTB in Hoffman Estates (12/2)

Rosemont, Des Plaines, Waukegan casino finalists (11/14)

State could pick three casino finalists Friday (11/12)

Raven's Pass takes Classic; Curlin fourth (10/26)

Breeders' Cup races debut new synthetic surface this year (10/25)

Zenyatta is still perfect heading into Breeders (10/25)

Zenyatta hoping to stay perfect in Ladies' Classic (10/24)

Curlin draws No. 9 post for BC Classic (10/22)

Big Brown's racing career over after injury (10/13)

Adriano heads field for Saturday's Hawthorne Derby (10/9)

How state candidates view gambling expansion (9/30)

Arlington Park's rein man calls it a career (9/29)

72nd Hawthorne Gold Cup headlines Saturday card (9/25)

Arlington winner a big hit with White Sox connections (9/20)

20 nominees in running for Hawthorne Gold Cup (9/14)

Double DQ makes Terrain winner of Arlington-Washington Futurity (9/14)

No broken bones jockey after spill at Arlington (9/8)

Big day for C.S. Silk, Closeout at Arlington (9/6)

Kentucky racing regulators vote to ban steroids (8/25)

Colonel John wins $1 million Travers (8/23)

Douglas, Winchester fire away for 7¼-length victory (8/9)

French Connection films Million champion (8/9)

Mauralakana's big win sets up Breeders' Cup trip (8/9)

Festival lives up to international flavor among top performances (8/9)

Sudan's exit narrows Million field to seven (8/9)

Going for gold at Million (8/9)

Archipenko heads field of seven for 2008 Million (8/8)

Contenders, long shots for the big day (8/8)

Kirby gets his chances in Festival at Arlington (8/7)

History lesson: Million has attracted the best in racing (8/7)

Arlington Million for racing pros, amatuer fans (8/7)

Friday's Mane Event kicks off big Million weekend (8/7)

Well-traveled Archipenko draws rail for Million (8/7)

Trainer Nafzger, jockey Prado enter Racing Hall (8/5)

Sky Mom flies by, wins Arlington Oaks (8/3)

Dutrow granted continuance on appeal of suspension (7/29)

Layoff perfect for Karelian (7/26)

Arlington Park picks new bugler (7/22)

Fiesta in the Park comes to Arlington Park Sunday (7/16)

Volunteer Center collecting school supplies for backstretch children (7/13)

Curlin runs 2nd to Red Rock in Man o'War (7/12)

Victorious Stream Cat may be back for Arlington Million (7/12)

Arlington Park to highlight Medal of Honor recipients (7/10)

10th casino license to be issued soon (7/10)

Curlin to make turf debut at Belmont, not Arlington (7/8)

Silverfoot, Douglas perfect fit in Grade III Stars and Stripes (7/5)

Like father, like son at Arlington Park (7/2)

Leah's Secret 'the one' for Pletcher in Handicap (6/29)

Big Brown trainer: I made drug error (6/27)

Big Brown trainer in trouble over drugs again (6/25)

Santa Anita to rebuild surface (6/24)

Big Brown owner says stable will be drug-free (6/23)

Do steroids produce blazing saddles? (6/23)

Big Brown set to race again (6/20)

Curlin's sharp in return to U.S. (6/15)

Big Brown jockey: Don't blame me (6/15)

Curlin heavy favorite today (6/14)

Dutrow would let Desormeaux ride again (6/11)

Big Brown trainer pins blame on jockey (6/10)

Big Brown comes in last at Belmont (6/8)

Desormeaux 'numb' after defeat (6/8)

Big Brown comes in last at Belmont, spoiling Triple Crown bid (6/7)

Time to bring home the Triple Crown (6/7)

Can Big Brown deliver? (6/7)

Race tracks don't merit slot machines (6/6)

Casinos have to pay tracks, court rules (6/6)

Hoof, weather only issues for Big Brown (6/6)

Veterinarians not concerned with Big Brown's hoof crack (6/6)

Rosemont casino offer gets the cold shoulder (6/5)

Big Brown draws rail for Saturday's Belmont (6/5)

Big Brown's hoof not a concern entering Belmont (6/4)

Clean bill of health for Big Brown (6/4)

Big Brown means big business to owners (6/3)

Big Brown getting patched up before Belmont (6/2)

The grueling Belmont foiling Triple Crown bids part of its history (6/1)

Lawmakers approve spending portion of state budget (6/1)

Big Brown still being fitted for Crown (5/27)

Indescribable captures Matron (5/27)

Big Brown's hoof injury not seen threatening to Belmont (5/26)

Much Obliged, Meal Penalty, Coragil Cat prevail (5/25)

Three stakes races on tap at Arlington (5/23)

Kentucky to look at steroid ban for horses (5/20)

Arlington Hts. accepts tavern renovation plan (5/20)

Big Brown cruises to another easy victory in Preakness (5/18)

Trainer's not about to stop calling the shots now (5/18)

Big Brown cruises to another easy victory in Preakness (5/17)

Chance of showers in forecast for Preakness (5/17)

Where to look for some green after Big Brown pulls away (5/16)

Big Brown sports new shoes for Preakness (5/16)

Favored Big Brown draws No. 7 post (5/15)

Pimlico awaits Big Brown's arrival for Preakness (5/14)

Don't hand Big Brown Preakness trophy quite yet (5/13)

Winning debut for apprentice jockey Meier (5/12)

Rosemont mayor antes up tax revenue to gain casino (5/10)

Joe Kristufek's track tips (5/10)

Jockey Club safety committee to review racing health issues (5/9)

Eight Belles' trainer defends jockey (5/5)

Big Brown generating Triple Crown buzz (5/5)

When it comes to horse racing, it gets personal (5/4)

Big Brown wins Derby; filly Eight Belles euthanized (5/4)

Desormeaux in elite class: 8th jockey to win 3 Derbys (5/4)

Valiant run ends in sadness for filly (5/4)

Bid for Derby party record fails (5/4)

Arlington Park bugler plays swan song at track (5/3)

What's in a name? Lots for Derby horses (5/3)

Big Brown gets chance to prove he's big-time colt (5/3)

Proud Spell pulls away late in Kentucky Oaks (5/3)

Some good, some bad at Arlington's opener (5/3)

Will Derby end happily for Tale of Ekati? (5/2)

Kristufek: This Derby is a three-horse race (5/2)

People are confident Big Brown will deliver (5/2)

Meier hopes to avoid falling on Polytrack (5/2)

A number of reasons to frown on Big Brown (5/2)

Apprentice jockey Wade ready to ride again at Arlington Park (5/2)

Romance at the racetrack (5/2)

And they're off! (5/2)

Joe Kristufek's track tips (5/1)

Arlington Park ready for opening day (5/1)

Favorite will break from No. 20 post (5/1)

Local jockey gets first shot at Kentucky Derby (4/30)

Asmussen doubles up again for run at Kentucky Derby (4/29)

As state waits, tracks are dying (4/29)

At Kentucky Derby, dirt still rules (4/28)

A rivalry unmatched (4/27)

$600,000 on line Saturday at Hawthorne (4/24)

War Pass to miss Kentucky Derby with leg injury (4/20)

Arlington Park offering Mother's Day events (4/16)

Arlington Park to offer handicapping contest (4/15)

Pletcher entries run 1-2 in Bluegrass (4/12)

Barbaro's trainer on Kentucky Derby trail again (4/11)

Pyro on fast track to Derby (4/9)

Arlington Park gets out of the gate fast with updated Web site (4/6)

Glorious day at Hawthorne (4/6)

Big stakes at Hawthorne for Denis of Cork (4/4)

Florida Derby all about money (3/29)

Deep field for Monday's Illinois Derby draw (3/26)

Belmont Stakes winner retired (3/25)

No more hurdles for Villa Park OTB (3/25)

Zoning commission clears way for off-track betting in Villa Park (3/15)

Zito pins hopes on War Pass (3/14)

Villa Park OTB plan heads into home stretch (3/12)

OTB plan for Villa Park nearing home stretch (3/11)

Thoroughbred racing returns to Hawthorne (3/6)

Villa Park puts money on off-track facility (2/26)

OTB plan winning over Villa Park trustees (2/22)

Congressional steroid probe now includes horse racing (2/16)

Slots at track would turn it into a casino (2/16)

Villa Park OTB foes muster (2/15)

Breeders' Cup Challenge race expansion includes Arlington Park (2/14)

Villa Park hears pitch for OTB, restaurant (2/13)

Asmussen's Pyro may offer encore to Curlin in 2008 Triple Crown (2/11)

Villa Park bets OTB attracts company (2/7)

Home rule power and racetrack slots (2/6)

Track not entitled to special treatment (1/28)

Residents give Arlington board their say over slots at track (1/22)

Curlin named Horse of the Year (1/22)

Chamber backs slots at Arlington Park (1/22)

Arlington track chief: We won't survive without slots (1/18)

Kristufek schedules Trackside talks for fans (1/18)

Hawthorne meet ends Sunday; jockey, trainer titles on line (1/10)

Arlington Hts. Board to reaffirm on slots (1/8)

Smooth Air wins Hutcheson at Gulfstream (1/6)

Winningest Thoroughbred trainer Baird dies at 72 (12/26)

Elgin: No slots at the races (12/17)

Why worry about the mob when the state already acts like one? (12/16)

Hawthorne's 2008 stakes schedule released (12/13)

Madigan pitches gambling plan to fix cash woes (12/11)

State legislators propose Chicago casino, slots at Arlington Park (12/10)

Injured jockey's condition improving (12/1)

Bad accidents at Hawthorne (12/1)

Illinois tracks hoping state delivers slots (11/25)

Hitching horses to the slots bandwagon (11/25)

Unbeaten colt no joke (11/23)

Arlington Hts. tavern takes a second swing (11/16)

Madigan walks out of heated meeting of state's top politicians (11/14)

Local protests against Arlington Park slots machines likely wasted effort (11/11)

Ownership switch for Classic winner Curlin (11/8)

Group protests slot machines at Arlington Park (10/31)

Breeders' winner Curlin HOY favorite (10/29)

Curlin stakes claim as Horse of Year (10/27)

Baffert snaps 5-year Breeders' Cup drought with pair of victories (10/27)

Maryfield splashes to victory as rain inundates Monmouth (10/27)

Street Sense trying to go out on top in Classic (10/26)

Pletcher eyeing winner's circle at Breeders' Cup (10/25)

Elk Grove off-track betting parlor now open (10/24)

Track tips for Saturday, Oct. 20 (10/20)

What a field for Breeders Cup Classic (10/18)

Hawthorne Derby to Bold Hawk (10/14)

Racing great John Henry, 32, euthanized at Kentucky Horse Park (10/9)

War Pass takes Champagne (10/7)

Student Council takes Gold Cup (9/30)

Derby winner Street Sense set for Kentucky Cup Classic (9/27)

Track tips for Friday, Sept. 21 (9/21)

Teen spends summer volunteering with kids at Arlington Park (9/16)

Love Handles rallies to win Rice Stakes (9/16)

Track tips for Sunday, Sept. 16 (9/16)

Track tips for Saturday, Sept. 15 (9/15)

Track tips for Friday, Sept. 7 (9/7)

Track tips for Thursday, Sept. 6 (9/6)

Track tips for Sunday, Sept. 2 (9/2)

Track tips for Friday, Aug. 31 (8/31)

Track tips for Thursday, Aug. 30 (8/30)

Track tips for Wednesday, Aug. 29 (8/29)

After Travers win in, Street Sense next start unknown (8/27)

Street Sense hangs on for tough Travers win (8/26)

Track tips for Sunday, Aug. 26 (8/26)

Sightseeing peaking for Travers? (8/24)

Track tips for Friday, Aug. 24 (8/24)

Street Sense odds-on Travers Stakes favorite (8/23)

Track tips for Thursday, Aug. 23 (8/23)

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