2012 Arlington Million Day

Images from Arlington Million Day 2012.

Announcing Arlington Million Day 2012!

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Let's get this party started.

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Francois started the day with a come from behind victory in the Straight Line Stakes with Jeffrey Sanchez aboard.

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The Hatoof was divided into two divisions. Julia's Star got through late to take the first division under Julien Leparoux.

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In the second division, just a nose separated winner Leading Astray under Eduardo Perez from Freedom Reigns.

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The 1 11/16 mile American St. Leger Stakes was a new addition to the Arlington Million card.

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German-bred Zuider Zee was given a good chance.

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Jakkalberry seemed to be thriving at Arlington Park.

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Ioya Bigtime was the local hope.

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Favorite Jakkalberry rolled by pacesetter Ioya Bigtime to win the American St. Leger by 2 1/4 lengths.

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Colm O'Donoghue and Jakkalberry come home in the American St. Leger.

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The Secretariat Stakes (gr. I) put the three-year-olds on center stage.

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Dale Romans brought three for the race, Silver Max,

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Finnegans Wake,

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and Cozzetti.

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Christophe Clement had Summer Front ready for the race.

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Bayrir came from France,

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and Daddy Long Legs from England.

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In the end, it was Bayrir who emerged from the pack with a 1 1/4 win in the Secretariat Stakes (gr. I).

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Bayrir and Christophe Lemaire in control in the Secretariat.

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The Beverly D. Stakes (gr. I) brought focus to the fillies and mares.

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Aruna glistened in the sun at Arlington Park.

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I'm A Dreamer checked out the scene.

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Joviality turned some heads on the track.

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Romacaca was ready to represent the locals.

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I'm A Dreamer came home in front to capture the Beverly D. (gr. I),

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just holding off the charging Marketing Mix.

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Hayley Turner celebrates victory aboard I'm A Dreamer.

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The Arlington Million (gr. I) gathered together a field from near and far.

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Afsare was all business Arlington Million week.

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Crackerjack King was the choice of many experts.

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Little Mike made no secret of his strategy, go to the lead.

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Colombian was last seen running in the Prince of Wale's Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Aidan O'Brien brought 2011 Secretariat winner Treasure Beach for a Million try.

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Off in the Arlington Million (gr. I).

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Little Mike played catch me if you can.

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No one could, as he came home 1 1/2 lengths in front of Afsare.

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Little Mike and Ramon Dominguez, Arlington Million champs.

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Proud of their Arlington Million winner.

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Picture Time!

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Enjoying the winning spoils.

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Little Mike - 2012 Arlington Million Winner

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