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About a hundred people peered out from the stands on opening day at Arlington International Racecourse Friday afternoon -- the festive atmosphere coming at a time when the park continues its battle to get slot machines, a change it calls crucial for its...
Kent Desormeaux has five mounts Friday when Arlington Park begins its five-month meeting and then he will be off to Churchill Downs, scene of the three greatest triumphs of his distinguished career. The Hall of Fame jockey will be traveling with a heavy...
Tribune reporterA former stable hand convicted of having sexual contact with a horse at Arlington Park has won a new trial after an appeals court found police shouldn’t have arrested him for the alleged 2010 assault. Esbin Cal-Orozco, now 32, was seen riding a...
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Eight years ago Bellamy Road went into the Kentucky Derby as the favorite after carrying the colors of late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner to a 171/2-length victory in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct. Bellamy Road's son, Chatfield Road, did something...
Special to the TribuneArlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association have agreed on a two-year contract, averting the threatened blackout of betting on the Kentucky Derby at Illinois tracks and off-track betting parlors. If the prolonged dispute...
The plot is thickening in the contract fight pitting Arlington Park and its parent company, Churchill Downs, Inc., against the collective bargaining agent for owners and trainers. Anticipating short fields for racing if a contract isn't signed before...
For Churchill Downs, the Illinois Derby was a pointless race but for the gelding's owners and trainer Departing's compelling 31/4-length conquest of 13 opponents in Saturday's 56th running of Chicago's richest dirt race at Hawthorne Race Course was...
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs. Ridge...
Construction officially began this month on the Arlington Downs project, a 25-acre, $250 million mixed-use redevelopment plan slated to include what would become the tallest building in the village of Arlington Heights. The Arlington Downs development...
Ivo Daalder, U.S. ambassador to NATO and a national security expert, will become president of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs effective July 1. Daalder, 52, is succeeding Marshall Bouton, who served in the post for 12 years. "As a thought...
Arlington Heights' Teen Job Fair is extending its deadline for businesses and volunteer groups to sign up for the inaugural event. The free event for teens to find paid or volunteer jobs is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on March 9 at the Arlington...
In 2013, some Arlington Heights issues will reach a conclusion while others will only begin to surface. The new year will bring in a new mayor, teen library space and youth job fair. Those are just a few of the topics local residents can expect. This is a...
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