Wednesday, August 22 2012


Arlington Park Barn Notes: Wed. AUg. 22


HISTORY FAVORS FUTURE OF THE INAUGURAL AMERICAN ST. LEGER

The inaugural running of Arlington’s $400,000 American St. Leger turned out to be an excellent added garnish to the 30th anniversary edition of the Arlington Million and Arlington’s International Festival of Racing.

Last Saturday’s International Festival of Racing crowd of 34,022 broke the Arlington Million’s all-time attendance record since the current facility opened more than two decades ago as Chicago’s premier Thoroughbred oval. It was also turned out to be the fourth highest Arlington Million Day crowd in the Million’s 30-year history.





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