30th Arlington Million
Thu, 16 Aug 2012|
Pat Boyle goes behind the summertime tradition at Arlington Park - 8/15
It's the place where thoroughbred horses battle it out. With a purse of seven big years on the line and for the thirtieth time Arlington park is hosting its signature event. With the running of the Arlington million early fires is Arlington park's all time winningest jockey. And -- damage and registration and admiration for a while there. And to meet with some good -- snaps -- from mode. Over in Europe and all of it part of the country in different places. Engine video made it really was a good racecar we got -- our warts and run their jockey drive there is a world championship that's in Chicago our readers the Arlington million. These are the best of the best these are horses and jockeys and owners trainers fans from all over the world. Its first champion with John Hendry with the legendary Willie Shoemaker winning by a nose back in 1981. The horse won the million again in 1984. Becoming the only two time winner. Asked for the park itself it is endured some challenges of its -- Like in 1985. When he devastating fired nearly destroyed the place but less than a month later the million was back on track. They brought in crews that work 24 hours a day they've. Got rid of all the debris they put up a chance of the show went on so we're that was an amazing event. What is -- quarter miles of rumbling on turner. With high stakes and although it's not a ball on the sport's Triple Crown the Arlington million is still Chicago's. Amazing race it's like. -- -- The derby Kentucky Derby here product that's our biggest write any of 23 good race today -- needs badly. So they had three good race today yet you. Probably as good -- collecting -- -- about that or outside of the Breeders' Cup this is the biggest day of international racing in North America. So it's Chicago's own a horse racing championship. So it's a great day pat Boyle Comcast sports.