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Arlington Park

Arlington Million 2014

Hattaash makes connections proud (9/1)

Avanzare ‘pleased with himself’ after Washington Park victory (8/31)

Avanzare’s Washington Park Handicap victory (8/30)

A. P.’s Glory leads Lassie noms (8/30)

Ike Walker set to run in Futurity (8/29)

Promising Avanzare tries synthetic in Washington Park (8/28)

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Arlington Park Blogs

From student to professor (8/24)

Passion and prestige (8/9)

Experiences unlike any other (7/24)

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Balmoral Park

$30,000 Guarantee on Balmoral Pick 5 tonight (8/24)

$35,000 Guarantee on Balmoral Pick 5 on Wednesday (8/19)

Live racing returns with a pair of state-bred stakes at Balmoral (8/16)

Trio of trotting stakes sends Balmoral to break (8/4)

Youngsters star as Hanover Stakes continue (8/2)

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Maywood Park

Fort Silky takes Egyptian Stake in bid to repeat as Maywood Park Pacing Series champ (8/30)

$25,000 guarantee on Maywood Pick 4 Thursday (8/21)

Dakota Roadster cruises past rivals in Fox Valley Barzgar Stake (7/12)

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Fairmount Park

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

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Illinois County Fairs

Illinois Topline nomination due March 15 (3/10)

Illinois State Fair races cancelled on Wednesday (8/19)

Monday’s Springfield card postponed (8/17)

Jordan’s Jewell named Illinois County Fair Horse of the Month (7/18)

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Hawthorne Racecourse

Illinois Derby
Hawthorne Gold Cup

Illinois Champions Day recap from Hawthorne (4/26)

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

River Bear does it again (4/19)

Former $5,000 claimer takes $100,000 Third Chance Handicap (4/19)

Flashy American rallies to win Sixty Sails (4/19)

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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

News alert for Illinois breeders and horsemen (7/25)

ITHA: Our condolences on the passing of Bruce Duchossois (7/3)

Galloping Out Golf Outing July 22 (6/19)

Slots-at-tracks plan poised for consideration in fall legislative session (5/30)

May marks the start of Arlington's meet, home stretch of spring legislative session (5/1)

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

Free seminar for Fairmount horsemen (8/26)

Face lift and Facebook (6/27)

Slots at Fairmount (6/14)

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Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation
Horses for Sale

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

Nino Marino grows into division contender (8/31)

Silky smooth sailing (8/30)

No shortage of talent for Egyptian (8/29)

Looking Back to Super Night 1991 (8/28)

Looking Super for State Fair Champions (8/26)

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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

August IRB meeting agenda (8/1)

2015 Racing Dates applications (8/1)

July IRB meeting agenda (7/17)

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

Straight Shooting to KEM Standardbreds in Illinois (2/19)

Alexis Maria Magee, 20, dies (1/8)

Maven to face boys as part of Saturday's star-studded Balmoral card (11/6)

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Chicago Sun-Times

Two turf juggernauts top short field of 7 in Arlington Million (8/13)

Services planned for Bruce Duchossois, noted equestrian (7/9)

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Harness

Exotic dancer known as “Racetrack Rosie” (7/19)

Reward generates tips in Lowell horse murder (6/9)

$2,500 reward offered for information on murdered Indiana racehorse (6/6)

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Chicago Tribune

Barbaro: A champion's fight for recovery

Chris Emigh wins Washington Handicap for 3,500th career victory (8/30)

Gimmeadrink could surprise in Washington Park Handicap (8/29)

Hardest Core upset winner in Arlington Million (8/16)

England's Euro Charline takes $750,000 Beverly D. (8/16)

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The Blood-Horse

Avanzare prevails in Washington Park thriller (8/30)

Fourth Washington Park for Mister Marti Gras (8/27)

Hardest Core upsets Arlington Million (8/16)

Euro Charline charges to Beverly D. triumph (8/16)

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Daily Racing Form
The Inside Post

Balmoral: Sunday 8/31 Analysis (8/29)

Balmoral: Saturday 8/30 Analysis (8/28)

All-sources handle improves, but still down 15 percent (8/27)

Balmoral: Wednesday 8/27 Analysis (8/25)

Balmoral: Sunday 8/24 Analysis (8/22)

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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

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

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

Illinois vote on expanded gaming expected soon (5/4)

Balmoral adds day of racing in 2012 (9/27)

Good news in Illinois! Purses to receive boost (8/10)

Still hope for slots at Illinois tracks (5/27)

Tragedy at Balmoral Park (4/11)

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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

For a day, Arlington Park as great as ever (8/16)

Will I'm Already Sexy bring incredible ending to family's incredible story? (8/16)

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)

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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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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

Court battle sullies feel-good story of rescue racehorse, Magna Fortuna (8/28)

Fairmount Park trainer setting records (8/27)

Magee has big weekend in harness racing (8/24)

Swiss Mocha tastes victory in Illinois State Fair harness racing (8/12)

“Celebrity” harness race canceled (8/12)

Horse quarantine at state fair lifted (8/9)

Gibersons teach children love of horses, racing (8/7)

Hawthorne Race Course to receive new Sportech technologies for wagering (8/6)

Another exciting day at the Effingham County Fair races (8/5)

TrackNotes: Junkies in narcissistic denial (8/1)

Amateur driver steals the show (7/30)

Harness racing kicks off 136th White County Fair (7/28)

Logan County Fair off to a strong start with new harness racing schedule (7/28)

Twilight races to kick off harness card (7/27)

Stallion Stakes highlights harness racing card (7/25)

Ailing trainer has hot contender in Haskell Invitational (7/25)

Newton man still enjoying thrill of racing (7/20)

TrackNotes: Miracle and wonder (7/18)

Harness racing kicks off county fair (7/16)

Local county fair, trainers highlight horse racing concerns (7/9)

Bruce Duchossois, son of Arlington Park owner, dies (7/9)

St. Louisans continue tradition of playing hooky at Fairmount Park (7/8)

Martinsville harness racing heats up as Patton posts 2 victories (7/8)

Bruce Duchossois, Sport Horse community staple, dies at 64 (7/3)

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The Jockey Club

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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