Chicago Race of the Day: Sunday, June 2

Two-year-old racing gets underway at Arlington on Sunday -- and in the latest Chicago Race of the Day, I delve into Sunday's 3rd race. It features a foal out of one of my favourite broodmares...as well as a foal out of a broodmare whose name is synonymous with precocious two-year-olds. Listen to Chicago Race of... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Saturday, June 1

The latest Chicago Race of the Day takes a horse-by-horse look at the Grade 3 Arlington Matron: an excellent betting race, since a short-priced favourite will not be getting the trip she needs to stay nine furlongs! Listen to Chicago Race of the Day right here, or subscribe on Google Play, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or through the RSS feed!... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Friday, May 31

Chicago Race of the Day returns with a dive into Friday's 8th race at Arlington, a polytrack sprint for starter optional claiming company. It drew a competitive field of ten, including some stalwarts like Four Left Feet, Iker, and Pablo Del Monte, and I shine the light on a new face who can get the... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Sunday, May 26

In Episode 11 of Chicago Race of the Day, I dive into Sunday's Arlington 8th: a top-shelf allowance that features graded stakes winner The Tabulator's four-year-old debut, as well as the return of the inimitable Gorgeous George to his favourite footing, the Arlington polytrack. Listen to Chicago Race of the Day right here, or subscribe... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Friday, May 24

Arlington starts a four-day race week for Memorial Day: Friday through Monday. I'll have a Race of the Day for each, of course! Let's look now at Friday's 9th race, a six-and-a-half furlong allowance optional claimer on the polytrack. I talk a bit about six-and-a-half furlong races as well as a tried and true Chicago... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Saturday, May 18

Ready to talk Illinois-bred maidens? In the latest episode of Chicago Race of the Day, I delve into the Arlington 7th on Saturday, May 17: an Illinois-bred maiden special weight. I point out a few pedigree facts...and may grumble, just a tiny bit, about a beat that happened five years ago, because we all have... Continue Reading →

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