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Sunday, May 27 2012


Arlington Matron and Arlington Classic


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 26, 2012) – Favorites were the order of the day in Saturday’s stakes races at Arlington Park with Stone Farm, John Adger, Oakcrest Farm & Mike Stidham’s Upperline taking the Grade III $150,000 Arlington Matron and Mark Bacon & Dana Wells’ Silver Max capturing the $125,000 Arlington Classic.

In the Matron, Upperline broke alertly under jockey James Graham who allowed the 5-year-old daughter of Maria’s Mon to settle in behind the top pair. Lacking room at the top of the stretch, Graham bided his time until finding room between horses at the furlong marker to run down the pace-setting Hooh Why.





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