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Chicago Sun-Times Archive

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)

Nine years for man who killed woman in DUI crash at Balmoral Park (4/12)

Sentencing hearing begins in fatal Balmoral DUI crash (4/4)

Man pleads guilty in fatal drunken driving wreck at Balmoral (1/9)

Horsemen urged to tell Quinn to OK slots at tracks (6/13)

Illinois House OKs casino for Chicago (5/30)

Injured woman reflects on friend’s death at Balmoral Park (5/27)

Harder to declare Blagojevich a liar when he looks you in the eye (5/27)

New defense at Blagojevich trial: Blame his now-deceased friend (5/27)

Trial testimony: Blagojevich and aide schemed to get racetrack owner donation (5/17)

Man held for hitting horse with truck at Balmoral racetrack, killing fiancee (4/12)

Blago gets immunity in horseracing civil case (3/2)

‘Hero’ boosts streak to 24 (2/26)

Horse racing in Illinois ‘on verge of extinction’ (2/26)

Balmoral pace brings Hero home (2/25)

Court upholds tax on casinos (2/8)

Widger finds lane in world of harness racing (2/7)

Windy City Pace: Aracache enjoys the last laugh (11/20)

One More Laugh has one more goal: Finish sweep (11/19)

Am Nat victory: How Sweet it is (11/14)

Four-peat would be real feat (11/13)

American National Festival of Racing: One big home stretch (11/12)

Slots at racetracks will keep good jobs here in Illinois (11/1)

Touche picks filly Pardon's lock (9/19)

Pardon could be a shot in arm (9/18)

In era of measly purses, this night counts (9/17)

River North betting parlor abruptly closes (9/13)

Magee drives to Am Nat sweep (8/29)

Am Nat draws strong fields (8/28)

Passing time with the ponies (8/19)

Just horse play? Think again (7/20)

Friendly skies: Flight with Boss passed too quickly (7/14)

John Johnston: Blagojevich contribution and legislation were "linked" (6/21)

Aurora, Elgin, Kane urge state to block slots at OTBs (5/25)

Crete officials mixed on later closing time for bar (5/2)

Steering in right direction (3/28)

55-1 shot wins Windy City Pace (11/21)

If I Can Dream figures to be back in stride (11/20)

Won The West wins third Am Nat in row (11/15)

Balmoral the place to be for local race of the year (11/14)

Miller returns with big winner in Ms. Maggie (9/20)

Champion mare Martha Maxine to race as colt at Super Night (9/18)

World Trotting Derby: Muscle Hill: Win but no record (9/6)

Filly World Trotting Derby: Long shot trots to world record (9/5)

Muscle Hill easy pick in DuQuoin (9/3)

Balmoral record for Muscle Hill in World tuneup (8/30)

In the driver's seat (8/29)

Hambletonian winner highlights Am Nat race (8/28)

No. 1 harness horse Muscle Hill coming to Balmoral (8/26)

Rocketop king of the hill in Springfield (8/21)

Rain rejiggers harness finals at State Fair (8/20)

Balmoral Park trots out weekend poker tournament (7/30)

'Crazy idea' pays off (7/5)

Strength of racetrack casino industry tough to ignore (6/18)

Casino license 'would be huge' (5/8)

Buffalo Grove considers off-track betting (3/6)

Helping out through the 'sport of kings' (2/12)

Blagojevich tape may help casinos (1/28)

Casinos tie 'unfair' tax to impeachment (1/9)

Judge OKs release of some recorded Blagojevich conversations to lawyers (1/5)

Gaming officials could choose casino's big winner by Monday (12/19)

Gov. on dash for cash before law kicks in (12/10)

Horse racing benefits entire state (11/19)

Shadow Play supplements earnings (11/2)

Overdue for Hall bid, Morgan's a winner (11/1)

American Nationals preview (11/1)

'Shadow' rallies in Windy City (10/11)

Windy City Pace: Strong field can rekindle magic (10/10)

Magic run continues for Maxine (9/21)

McCaffrey fights the racing gloom (9/20)

Miller yearns for more super racing in Illinois (9/19)

Super Night 2008 (9/19)

No Hawthorne harness dates (9/16)

'Dewey' puts streak on line at World Trot (8/29)

Stakes are high at Balmoral (8/23)

Can Southern Rocketop fill Kadabra's hoofprints? (8/15)

Blagojevich: A horse is a horse, of course (6/29)

Casinos must pay racetracks (6/5)

Gaming events listings (5/29)

World Cup at local tracks (5/16)

Record night for Oosting (5/12)

Tetrick won't settle for resting on laurels (2/28)

Springfield to consider doubling legalized gambling in Illinois (12/10)

Expanding casinos a gamble? (11/13)

Maltese Artist paints a win (11/4)

Campbell still has the drive (11/3)

Yorkville alderman rips casino expansion (11/1)

Casino gaming at racetracks is alternative to higher taxes (10/23)

Proposed Chicago casino (10/16)

Booze Cruizin sets fast pace, hangs on (10/13)

Home Bed Advantage sentimental favorite (10/12)

Dairyland situation is a dog-gone shame (10/2)

Tetrick can't wait for Balmoral spark (9/15)

Hanover wins, misses record (9/2)

Donato hot for trot mark (9/1)

Danae gets it done at Am Nat (8/26)

Teague keeps winning touch (8/25)

Donato Hanover hangs on (8/5)

Homewood OTB put to a vote Aug. 14 (7/29)

Homewood residents speak out at OTB meeting (7/19)

Homewood officials do not try to block OTB (7/19)

Some residents don't welcome OTB to town (7/12)

Homewood mayor asks delay in racing board action on OTB license (7/12)

Strike might disrupt opener at Hawthorne (6/22)

Morgan goes over 1,000 victories for the season (12/31)

Group with Chicago ties likely to run N.Y. tracks (11/22)

Jet sets winning Pace (11/18)

'David' definitely in the hunt (11/17)

'Mon' finally takes 'Advantage' (11/12)

'Home Bed' pitching for perfection (11/11)

Miller's 'Shark' wins Breeders Crown (10/29)

Owners of 'Holborn' appeal costly DQ (10/21)

Super Night: Crowning glory for two old pros (9/17)

Super Night 2006 (9/16)

Supersizing purses should be priority (9/15)

Langley voted into harness Hall (9/8)

Brennan in driver's seat as records fall in AmNat (8/27)

Pacers faster, better than ever (8/25)

Horse trainer held on cruelty charges (8/8)

Campbell glides to 6th Hambo (8/6)

Long shot Life Guard wins Am Nat soph pace (7/30)

Harness driver, 91, still on a roll (7/30)

Jereme's Jet seeks return to big time (7/29)

Queen Of Trash favored in Am Nat opener (7/15)

Big closing night on tap at Hawthorne (6/17)

Big night for Magee, Loyal Op (6/4)

Loyal Op favored in namesake race (6/3)

Law evens the odds for horseracing (5/18)

Ledford team charged with doping, fixing (4/2)

Morgan reaches 10,000 milestone (2/16)

Loyal Opposition little opposition for Dan Patch (2/10)

Harness racing to resume Saturday (1/6)

Strike shelves Balmoral cards (12/30)

Breeders Crown win for Jereme's Jet (11/27)

Jereme's Jet still on course for glory (11/26)

Magee drives Do Me Good to Am Nat win (11/13)

Filly pace to cap Am Nat calendar (11/12)

A night for the aged at Balmoral (11/5)

Thin Blue Line takes Windy City (10/29)

Windy City Pace a starless race (10/28)

Loyal Opposition sets record in Ann Vonian (9/18)

Classic Photo clicks in Am Nat (8/28)

'Photo' finish not quite a Classic for Miller (8/7)

Miller has great shot in rich trot (8/5)

Western Terror sets the pace in Windy City (11/20)

'Terror' eyes end to Windy City hex (11/19)

Older, wiser Taser Gun comes up big (9/19)

Super mare: Parklane in Powerful form (9/17)

Loyal Opposition looking like a winner once more (7/2)

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