Monday, July 16 2012
Arlington Park Barn Notes: Sunday, July 15
RAHYSTRADA ON COURSE FOR ANOTHER ARLINGTON MILLION RUN
Robert Courtney Jr.’s Rahystrada, who won his second Grade III Arlington Handicap in the last three years on Saturday, came out of that most recent Arlington Million prep in good order and appeared likely to return for his third consecutive Million when Chicago’s centerpiece race celebrates its 30th anniversary edition less than five weeks from now on Aug. 18.
“That was fun yesterday,” said trainer Scooter Hughes Sunday morning as he and his wife drove back to their Lexington, Kentucky, home base from Chicago. “My son is hauling the horse and he left about two or three hours before we got on the road. They should be just about home by now.