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Arlington Park

Arlington Million 2015

Mango Diva all-systems-go for Beverly D. (7/31)

Arlington Million XXXIII: Triple Threat and Legendary rested and ready (7/31)

Stephanie’s Kitten possible for Beverly D. (7/30)

Sweet Luca goes for third Cammack (7/29)

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Arlington Park Blogs

Best Fourth of July accessories (7/3)

My kinda party...and my kinda style (6/25)

You are what you drink - Binny’s Taste at the Track Edition (6/5)

Derby Day fashion finds (5/14)

Which comes first – the dress or the hat? (4/30)

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Balmoral Park

Trotters close out Southland Festival of Racing (7/26)

ICF stars showcased in Southland Festival Finals (7/25)

Southland Festival elimination action fills Saturday card (7/18)

Trotters star in Sunday stakes at Balmoral (7/13)

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Maywood Park

$40,000 guarantee on Maywood Pick 4 on Friday (7/24)

Favorites cruise in Fox Valley Barzgar splits (7/11)

Fillies impress in My Metallica Stake (7/10)

Youngsters star in a Friday Double Feature at Maywood (6/26)

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Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park launches 2011 Thoroughbred racing season (3/9)

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Illinois County Fairs

Freddie Patton, Jr., wins three in twilight racing (7/29)

Patton wins three times on second day of Edgar County harness races (7/22)

Close finishes mark Edgar harness racing (7/22)

Greene County Fair to host the Downstate Classic for second year (6/16)

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Hawthorne Racecourse

Illinois Derby
Hawthorne Gold Cup

Luv Bandit loves the Milwaukee Avenue Handicap (4/25)

Pair of route stakes head twilight card (4/22)

Whiskey Ticket holds on in Illinois Derby (4/18)

Yahilwa rallies for Sixty Sails victory (4/18)

Cross the Line, Whiskey Ticket head Illinois Derby field (4/15)

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Inter-Track Partners

Stretch Run Sporting Club & Grille opens (11/20)

Lucky Magee’s Racino Grill and Sports Lounge crosses the finish line in record time (4/27)

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Racing Medication and Testing Consortium

RMTC reports overall decrease in phenylbutazone violations for lower threshold (1/25)

RMTC board makes therapeutic withdrawal recommendations (11/15)

RMTC board names interim executive director (4/24)

RMTC committees provide updates (10/10)

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Racing Officials Accreditation Program

ROAP Apprentice Program announces first host track (1/6)

ROAP approves strategic plan and apprentice program (9/2)

Bowker re-elected chairman of ROAP; 2010 stewards’ points of emphasis set (4/16)

ROAP announces upcoming continuing education seminars (2/12)

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Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association

Purse account abuse at Arlington (7/11)

IRB denies AP request to card less than 8 races per day (6/24)

CDI/AP pushing IRB to green light breach of contract with ITHA (6/22)

Hearing scheduled for IRS changes supported by ITHA (6/16)

Push for gaming bill continues in overtime legislative session (5/31)

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Illinois Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Assn.
R.A.C.E. Program

Jim Miller to have meeting at Fairmount (7/29)

Attention Fairmount horsemen (7/2)

Stewards order at Fairmount (6/13)

Meet Representative Jay Hoffman at Fairmount (5/9)

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Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation
Horses for Sale

ITBOF Stallion Season Auction begins (2/4)

IL Horsemen's Council offers support to tornado victims (11/18)

It pays to be an Illinois-Bred (9/11)

ITBOF mourns the loss of Dr. Donald Liechty (8/6)

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Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association
Mike Paradise's harness line
Mike Paradise's Notes & Quotes

Last of season’s Hanover Stakes next (7/30)

$53,346 purses in 2-year-old Illinois Stallion Stakes (7/28)

Brink doubles-up in Flan Final (7/26)

Willis Stable plentiful for Southland (7/25)

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Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association

July 3 ISOBA harness racing Summer Preview added (6/29)

Post time for ISOBA Preview delayed until 3 pm (6/19)

Post time change for ISOBA Summer Previews (6/9)

Announcing new ISOBA June race program (6/5)

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Illinois Quarter Horse Race Association

Szymski and Bohlman to Illinois Quarter Horse Race Association (1/11)

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Illinois Racing Board

2016 Racing Dates applications (7/31)

July IRB meeting cancelled (7/20)

June IRB meeting agenda (6/10)

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On TV
Racing television schedule

U-Verse scratches TVG horse racing network (12/2)

Tuesday Night School to be simulcast on Sirius/XM Radio (3/11)

Night School returns Tuesday with a look at Triple Crown preps (2/27)

Road to the Kentucky Derby TV series announced (11/8)

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NTRA
Breeders' Cup
Eclipse Awards updates
Racing television schedule

Out of the Gate with ... Monica Benson (8/14)

Out of the gate with ... Gabby Gaudet (7/31)

Geroux named JockeyTalk360 Jockey of the Week (7/15)

TOBA to hold Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar in Illinois (6/3)

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USTA
Racing television schedule
The Hambletonian

August guaranteed pools exceed $2,000,000…Trifecta added (7/30)

Balmoral and Maywood file voluntary Chapter 11 restructuring (12/24)

Delong a definite “ladies man” on Super Night (9/11)

Welch hoping for a three-peat with colt trio (9/10)

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Chicago Sun-Times

Steinberg: A last ovation for Dave Feldman (7/22)

Uncashed win tickets on American Pharoah worth 550 percent more (6/8)

American Pharoah wins first Triple Crown since 1978 (6/6)

Why American Pharoah will win Triple Crown (6/5)

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Harness

Balmoral, Maywood could go up for sale in delayed Blago ripple effect (5/11)

Hall of Fame harness racer Dave Magee retires (3/21)

Hall of Famer Dave Magee to drive last race Saturday at Balmoral (2/28)

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Chicago Tribune

Barbaro: A champion's fight for recovery

Adrenaline rises, bankroll ebbs in night at Maywood Park Racetrack (7/16)

Commentary: Hurray, American Pharoah! Now, let's end horse racing (6/9)

California Chrome could be one in the Arlington Million (6/3)

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The Blood-Horse

Arlington, Hawthorne mesh '16 dates schedules (7/31)

War Emblem to join Old Friends in September (7/21)

Midnight Cello soars in Hanshin Cup (7/18)

Mister Marti Gras wheels back in Hanshin Cup (7/15)

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Daily Racing Form
The Inside Post

Balmoral: Sunday 8/2 Analysis (7/31)

Balmoral: Saturday 8/1 Analysis (7/30)

Balmoral: Sunday 7/26 Analysis (7/24)

Balmoral: Saturday 7/25 Analysis (7/23)

War Emblem pensioned, headed to Old Friends (7/21)

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Thoroughbred Times

Pataky Kid, Gold Edge make the grade at Arlington (9/8)

Churchill rejects appeal to add Illinois Derby to qualifying races (8/30)

Illinois governor vetoes expanded gambling (8/28)

Arlington Million Day registers strong numbers (8/19)

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The Handicapper's Edge

Whiskey Ticket hangs on to win Illinois Derby (4/18)

Whiskey Ticket, Cross the Line top Illinois Derby field (4/15)

Work All Week stays undefeated on dirt with BC Sprint upset (11/1)

Dynamic Impact edges Midnight Hawk in Illinois Derby (4/19)

Flashy American has wind to her back in Sixty Sails (4/19)

Midnight Hawk holds class edge in Illinois Derby (4/16)

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Midwest Thoroughbred Magazine

Full force fields US & European for Arlington Million day (8/17)

One courageous cat (8/9)

Million dollar mornings (8/8)

Buck’s Boy at 19: Still King of His Turf (8/7)

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Illini Harness Racing

Super Night and Breeders Crown Champ trying to rebound (9/4)

Records fall at Charleston in Illinois Stallion Stakes (7/28)

Delong making a name for himself (5/13)

Maywood stewards make accurate calls (4/29)

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Harness Link

Hall of Famer Bob Farrington dies at age 85 (10/14)

Three students win $5,000 HTA scholarships (10/29)

Brenda Watson has harness racing at heart (5/8)

This time Gov. Pat Quinn - this time surely? (5/6)

HANA Harness announces new gold sponsor (4/23)

Tony and Peter Alagna's Mum, Donna Lee (6/28)

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HarnessRacing.com

Ill. legislative session extended; gaming talks alive (6/2)

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The Harness Edge

Backstretch brush propels Mojito Hall (3/12)

Fox Valley Absolut goes right down the road (1/8)

ISOBA Stake won by Power Of A Moment (10/15)

Fox Valley Oracle delivers in ISOBA Stake (10/14)

Southern Maebelle scores In ISOBA Stake (10/10)

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Daily Herald

State: No casino money for suburbs during budget impasse (7/29)

30 years later: Arlington Park fire burned into suburban memories (7/28)

Rozner: Duchossois never doubted 'Miracle Million' (7/25)

Japan Fest July 18-19 at Arlington International Racecourse (7/15)

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Pioneer Local

Village Board scolds OTB, eatery (12/7)

A Million stories: A season at Arlington Park (10/11)

Patience rewarded at International Festival of Racing (8/22)

Tough enough: Veteran jockeys ride for the cause (8/20)

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Comcast Sportsnet Chicago

American Pharoah’s Triple Crown date with destiny (6/4)

Eddie Olczyk previews the Kentucky Derby (5/1)

TrackNotes: Worst Derby Field Ever? (5/1)

Bob Baffert holding pocket aces heading into Kentucky Derby (4/15)

A possible preview of our Kentucky Derby Champ? (4/8)

Kentucky Derby picture beginning to clear (4/1)

Derby preps in full swing (2/25)

Eclipse Awards have local flavor (1/12)

Pair of exciting finishes at Hawthorne Race Course (11/18)

Eddie Olczyk previews the Breeders' Cup (10/31)

Breeders’ Cup is filled with local flavor (10/28)

Death of young jockey Juan Saez rattles horse racing (10/21)

Miller: Latest happenings in the horse racing world (10/7)

Hawthorne Race Course set for opening weekend (10/3)

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ESPN Chicago

Hawthorne Gold Cup scouting report (10/2)

Arlington meet closes, debate continues (9/21)

Arlington Futurity scouting report (9/4)

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Chicago Suburban News

At season’s end, horses need a home (8/13)

Union strike ends at Hawthorne (7/16)

At racetrack, all bets are off due to strike of local IBEW union (6/24)

Man killed at race course (6/24)

Trainer admits cruelty (6/14)

Off-track betting venture proposed in Mundelein (6/13)

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Daily Southtown

Gambling bill coming but problems remain (11/10)

Horse tracks hope to hit on slots (11/9)

Venues offer March Madness of a different kind (3/6)

First comes a record, then a replica (2/28)

Ryan Anderson, harness driver (11/6)

Horsemen renew call for slots at tracks (10/19)

Crestwood feeling strain as nearby betting parlors gain popularity (10/7)

Plans under way for new OTB, grill location (9/18)

Jockey Meier earns 4,000th career win (9/17)

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News from Europe

Godolphin ends alliance with Dettori (10/25)

Frankel overcomes adversity in Champion Stakes: Retires with a 14 for 14 record (10/20)

Champions Day at Ascot: Frankel seeks to take win streak to 14 (10/19)

Great Heavens loves soft turf; May win the Arc (10/6)

Camelot has post five; Orfevre draws 18 for the Arc (10/5)

Soumillon excited about Orfevre's chances: Dettori rides Camelot (10/4)

Orfevre the market leader as Danedream and Nathaniel withdraw (10/3)

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News feeds

The Kentucky Derby trail begins (1/21)

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup (1/21)

Tetrick named harness driver of the year (11/29)

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup (11/25)

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup (11/18)

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Other media

30th anniversary of Arlington Park fire (7/30)

Arlington Park fire: Looking back 30 years later with someone who fought the blaze (7/29)

As prize money dries up, so does harness racing (7/29)

Hall of Fame jockey Bill Hartack found his final resting place in a small Missouri town (7/29)

Dual-Classic winner War Emblem to Old Friends (7/21)

TrackNotes: True Justice For Arlington Park, California Chrome (7/16)

Judge refuses request for fresh look at $80 million judgment for casinos over horse tracks owners' conspiracy with Blagojevich (7/16)

Knox County Fair opens with harness racing (7/15)

Time for Arlington, Illinois horsemen to settle differences (7/13)

Millionaire Up With the Birds featured in Arlington Handicap (7/9)

Appellate panel: Horse trainer should not be saddled with such high judgment (7/7)

What the pending gaming bill means for Illinois horse racing industry (7/7)

Don't bet against Tetrick (7/6)

Prado's Sweet Ride posts big win for Bloomington's Brommers (7/3)

30 years after Arlington Park fire, Richard Duchossois is still at the track (7/2)

TrackNotes: Here comes California Chrome (6/26)

Illinois county fairs face loss of state funding (6/25)

Churchill Downs aiming to undercut racing, threaten jobs, in Illinois (6/22)

Illinois horsemen oppose Churchill track plan (6/22)

Arlington: Horsemen oppose track’s plan for fewer races (6/18)

My Dandy put Freeburg on the horse racing map (6/13)

TrackNotes: American Pharoah's long strange trip (6/11)

TrackNotes: American Pharoah thrills and chills (6/8)

TrackNotes: Beatable & bettable (6/4)

New management would mean fresh start for Fairmount Park (5/31)

Illinois gambling-expansion bill pushed into summer (5/28)

Gauen: Casino-track deal might end Fairmount Park's long angst (5/28)

Rep. Kay releases statement on Casino Queen’s plan to purchase Fairmount Park (5/26)

Casino Queen agrees to buy Fairmount Park (5/26)

Casino Queen plans to buy Fairmount Park (5/26)

TrackNotes: The problem with American Pharoah (5/26)

Yankee Dealer gets best of Arlington favorite (5/25)

Highways: 'We just train and race' (5/24)

Bankrupt Chicago horse-racing tracks look for buyers (5/8)

3 jockeys injured during Arlington Park race (5/3)

This is what a $33 Bloody Mary looks like (5/1)

Your next drink at Arlington Park may be served by a robot (5/1)

West coast runners invade Illinois Derby (4/15)

WGN-TV to air Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course (4/14)

Zahn Memorial coming up at Balmoral (4/13)

Power outage cancels Fairmount races (4/7)

Fairmount Park races resume after labor dispute (4/2)

Races at Fairmount to resume Saturday (4/1)

Tuesday's races at Fairmount are canceled (3/31)

Labor dispute causes canceled race at Fairmount Park (3/31)

TrackNotes: Dubai Diary (3/28)

They’ll be off and running Tuesday at Fairmount (3/23)

Fairmount Park entering 90th season, pursuing another attempt to legalize on-track gaming (3/22)

New racing season at Fairmount Park Racetrack (3/22)

Bum luck: NWI's only OTB closes after 20-year run (3/16)

Illinois Equine Humane Center secures permanent home (3/5)

TrackNotes: A lo-res horizontal squeeze (2/27)

Program Spotlight: Illinois Equine Humane Center (2/17)

Past employees say a final goodbye to the QC Downs (1/31)

Gauen: Golden gambling goose is getting tapped out (1/28)

No more horseplay: Merrillville Off-Track Betting to close (1/12)

Merrillville off-track betting facility closing (1/12)

Quad-City Downs closing (1/9)

Chicago horse-racing track bets it can beat multimillion-dollar judgment (1/9)

An injury and then big success for Saint Leon (1/9)

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The Jockey Club

Texas Red, American Pharoah, Lady Eli, and Take Charge Brandi Top the 2014 Experimental Free Handicap (1/29)

The Jockey Club amends Rule Book with Retired from Racing clause (2/27)

Shanghai Bobby high weight on 2012 Experimental Free Handicap (1/30)

The Jockey Club will increase fees by $25 in support of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (10/11)

The Jockey Club announces project to identify at-risk horses (6/13)

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Legislation

Amendment to Senate Bill 2291 - (merger bill)

Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975

 

Features

Fine Art

Secretariat fine art print released (10/20)

 

Riverfront Times

One-track mind -- on top of old Fairmount

 

Citation

Citation: In a Class by Himself

 

The Pedigree Post

Caressing, champion pouring it on

England's Legend

Silvano, a German with Cal-bred roots

 

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Seabiscuit - the movie

Seabiscuit movie trailer

Seabiscuit biography promotional appearances

Seabiscuit biography released

 

Salon.com

An equine renaissance

 

The Backstretch

Toddlin' town

 

Newcity Chicago

Arlington 101

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Hawthorne Diary

The off-season blaaahgs (6/5)

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Hawthorne Features

Meet driver Sam Widger (7/12)

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