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Arlington Park

Arlington Million 2014

America Mon Amie to jump into stakes company (5/23)

Bossy takes on elders in Sunday feature (5/22)

International Festival of Racing nominations close Saturday (5/21)

Sarah Sis bullets, doing well post-Oaks for Mason (5/17)

Bug boys off to flying starts (5/16)

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Arlington Park Blogs

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

Breeders Cup Day handicapping contest added (10/24)

Remembering Cigar at Arlington – 1996 (10/8)

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Balmoral Park

Sophomores star in a pair of ICF stake battles (5/17)

Persuasive Look stares down rivals in Sunday’s Betzotic Stake (5/10)

Earndawg guns down rivals in Taser Gun Stake (5/9)

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Maywood Park

Lucpark hangs on for Gosox Stake win at Maywood (5/15)

Mandatory Pick 6 payout on January 30 (1/28)

Widger shaken up in Maywood spill (12/12)

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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

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

Closing the training track is just the latest front in CDI/AP's war on horsemen (5/23)

Marking Kentucky Oaks Day with optimism and renewed advocacy for our industry's future (5/1)

ITHA/AP reach 2015 contract (4/20)

It's past time for AP/CDI to renew its support for slots at tracks agreement (4/4)

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

Meet Representative Jay Hoffman at Fairmount (5/9)

Alma Berkemeier passes away (4/14)

Racing at Fairmount resumes on Saturday at 1 pm (4/1)

Opening day at Fairmount (3/24)

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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

Dinky Dune the Cardinal sleeper (5/23)

What goes around comes around (5/22)

Two-year-old sighting in qualifiers (5/21)

When racing led off the sports TV news (5/19)

Lex favored in shriveled Violet (5/17)

Qatar comes out raring to go (5/16)

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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

May IRB meeting agenda (5/5)

April IRB meeting agenda (4/9)

March IRB meeting agenda (3/4)

February IRB meeting cancelled (2/20)

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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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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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The Hambletonian

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

Illinois Derby not the way it once was (4/16)

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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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)

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

Former Arlington Heights mayor to join horse racing board following O'Hare noise, Metra boards (12/29)

Illinois Horse racing tracks tied to Blagojevich scandal file for bankruptcy (12/24)

Lawsuit leaves horse tracks facing bankruptcy, attorney says (12/17)

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The Blood-Horse

Illinois financial crisis impacting racing (5/19)

Milestone win 2,000 for jockey Campbell (5/18)

Illinois to honor state-bred champs May 9 (4/23)

Arlington meet set to start May 1 (4/20)

Whiskey Ticket wins IL Derby like a pro (4/18)

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Daily Racing Form
The Inside Post

Balmoral: Sunday 5/24 Analysis (5/22)

Balmoral: Saturday 5/23 Analysis (5/21)

Balmoral: Sunday 5/17 Analysis (5/15)

Balmoral: Saturday 5/16 Analysis (5/14)

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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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EL Titan to race in Galt, scratched from Yonkers (10/17)

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

Arlington Park would ‘welcome' table games, slots (5/22)

Arlington Park opens today, 30 years since devastating 1985 fire (5/1)

Trainers optimistic as Arlington returns for another run (4/30)

Can Arlington Park survive against casino-fed racetracks? (4/30)

Slots at Arlington racecourse? Sure. But candidates split on other locations (4/1)

Duchossois honored by alma mater Washington and Lee (2/11)

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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

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

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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Amendment to Senate Bill 2291 - (merger bill)

Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975



Fine Art

Secretariat fine art print released (10/20)


Riverfront Times

One-track mind -- on top of old Fairmount



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

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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