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Arlington Victory for Hardest Core

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When Hardest Core left the starting gates in Saturday's 32nd running of the Arlington Million, no one seriously expected the four-year-old gelding to cross the finish line in first place. Running at 11-1 with jockey Eriluis Vaz at the reigns, Hardest Core made his way to first place in the field of seven to beat 9-5 favorite Magician to the winning post by a length, covering the 1 ¼ distance in 2:01 and claiming his first graded stakes victory. Considering the story behind this plucky horse makes his Arlington Million win all the more amazing...

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Arlington Million Stakes on the Horizon

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Taking place on August 16 at Arlington Park, the Arlington Million Stakes is a prestigious event in its own right, as well as being a springboard for the winner to compete in the Breeders' Cup Turf – an event carrying a purse of $3 million and attracting equine athletes from far and wide. It was recently announced that both the 2013 Irish Derby winner, Trading Leather, and 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf winner, Magician, will be travelling across the Atlantic to compete in the Arlington Million Stakes.

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