Monday, May 28 2012
Arlington Park Barn Notes: Monday, May 28
ARLINGTON’S AMERICAN DERBY JULY 14 CONTINUES MID-AMERICA TRIPLE
The souvenir American flags distributed to Arlington’s guests on Memorial Day conjured up thoughts of the upcoming Grade III American Derby, Arlington’s oldest stakes race which will observe its 98th running less than seven weeks from now on July 14.
In its more recent history, the American Derby has served as the middle leg of Chicago’s Mid-America Triple – a three-race series for sophomores that has only been swept three times since its inception and was last completed 15 years ago by Richard Schaedle III’s Honor Glide.
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