What is the secret to Bricks and Mortar’s astonishing success?

What makes Bricks and Mortar such a formidable racehorse? Why is he repeatedly able to run down high-class horses in the shadow of the wire, with perfectly timed rallies to prevail over and over?

Exacta box of the week: Arlington Million, August 10

These four horses will be valuable against a potentially vulnerable favorite in the Arlington Million on Saturday.

How to play the Arlington Million Pick 4

The all-stakes Pick 4 at Arlington, which features three grade 1 events, will be in the spotlight Saturday.

Robert Bruce Showcases Terrific Acceleration in Arlington Million

Robert Bruce winning the Arlington Million (gr. I) - © Arlington Park/Coady Photography With just one furlong left to run, victory appeared to be out of the question. There was Robert Bruce, the Chilean-bred sensation, with just one horse beaten and seven horses left to pass in Saturday’s $1,000,000 Arlington Million (gr. I) at Arlington Park. Five lengths separated him from the leader, and to make matters even more challenging, his Grade 1-winning stablemate Almanaar was much closer [...]

Why I’m Betting Robert Bruce in the Arlington Million

Oscar Performance winning the 2016 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. I) - Photo by Zoe Metz/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup If you’re handicapping Saturday’s $1,000,000 Arlington Million (gr. I) at Arlington Park, then you’ve probably already concluded—as have I—that there are plenty of talented horses to choose from. The 1 ¼-mile race is a “Win and You’re In” for the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Turf (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, and the quality of the field reflects that status. Some of the [...]