Bob Kieckhefer rounds up the past week’s turf stakes with an eye on the Breeders’ Cup grass races Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar: Turf Hunt tracked down the leader at mid-stretch in Saturday’s $250,000 Grade II Del Mar Handicap and fended off a late bit by Itsinthepost to win by
Bob Kieckhefer chronicles the Arlington Million for TurfTalk360 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Beach Patrol entered Saturday’s 35th running of the Arlington Million winless in six starts since taking the Grade I Secretariat Stakes on last year’s Million undercard. He fixed that in 2 minutes, 2 seconds and change. With a
Bob Kieckhefer rounds up the Arlington Million undercard stakes: It’s the International Festival of Racing but the winners of the biggest stakes on the undercard ran their previous races in Delaware and New York. Oscar Performance scored his second straight Grade 1 win Saturday in the Secretariat Stakes for 3-year-olds
Bob Kieckhefer – with his special take on things – tells us what to watch for in the Arlington Million, Beverly D., Secretariat and America St. Leger: A former winner, last year’s second- and third-place finishers and last year’s Secretariat Stakes victor all grace the field forSaturday’s Arlington Million, centerpiece
Arlington Publicity ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 9, 2017) – A field of 13 passed the entry box in advance of anticipated starts in Saturday’s 35th running of the Grade I $1 million Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse. The Million, run at 10 furlongs on the Arlington turf course, will be
Arlington Publicity ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 9, 2017) – The Grade I $400,000 Secretariat Stakes, one of the premier Grade I turf stakes for 3-year-olds in America and throughout the world, has drawn an exceptional sextet of sophomores in 2017. Named for one of history’s greatest thoroughbreds, the international event has
Arlington Publicity ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 9, 2017) – The 28th running of the Grade I $600,000 Beverly D. over 1 3/16-miles on the turf at Arlington International Racecourse sets up as a battle between Dom Felipe’s brilliant Dona Bruja (ARG) and nine other talented fillies and mares in the field.
Arlington Publicity ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 9, 2017) – The 6th running of the Grade III $250,000 American St. Leger at Arlington International Racecourse drew a field of eight runners for the marathon 1 11/16-miles event over the turf. Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s Keystoneforvictory enters this race off a 1½-length victory