Saturday's Arlington Million features a cast of 11 horses and is a wide open event with no clear-cut favorite. has won seven of 18 starts. He was second by a neck in the Grade III Arlington Handicap on July 14 to Rahystrada who will break from the rail. Boisterous is seeking his first Grade 1 victory.
Little Mike has won five of his last seven starts including the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes (G1) in May at Churchill Downs. Crackerjack King won the Group I Premio Presidente della Repubblica and has a solid shot. Afsare and Treasure Beach could also be in the mix late. Treasure Beach is looking for his first win since his victory here at Arlington in the G1 Secretariat last year. Rahystrada, Colombian, Wilcox Inn, Wigmore Hall, Vertiformer and Cherokee Lord round out the field for the Arlington Million.
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This 2012 Arlington Million will bring some solid racing action to our VIPs' racing weekend. Enjoy!