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  • Jamie Spencer, riding Cape Blanco, won the Arlington Million at Arlington Park in 2011. Who will win this year's race on Saturday? Our experts offer differing opinions.

       Jamie Spencer, riding Cape Blanco, won the Arlington Million at Arlington Park in 2011. Who will win this year's race on Saturday? Our experts offer differing opinions.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Joe Kristufek.

      Joe Kristufek.

  • Mike Spellman

      Mike Spellman

  • John Leusch

      John Leusch

  • Eddie Olczyk

      Eddie Olczyk

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  • Video: Secretariat Stakes preview

  • Video: Beverly D. preview

  • Video: Arlington Million preview

 
Daily Herald Report

With the 30th running of the Arlington Million -- the main event among four big races Saturday at Arlington Park -- here is a glance at the top selections favored by our thoroughbred racing experts: Daily Herald handicapper Joe Kristufek, sports writers Mike Spellman and John Leusch, and a special guest who loves horse racing, Blackhawks announcer and former NHL star Eddie Olczyk.

Joe Kristufek

Million

Willcox Inn

Crackerjack King

Afsare

Beverly D.

Mystical Star

Kapitale

Aruna

Secretariat

Summer Front

Bayrir (FR)

Finnegans Wake

American St. Leger

Ioya Bigtime

Jakkalberry

Zuider Zee

Mike Spellman

Million

Afsare

Wigmore Hall

Little Mike

Beverly D.

Marketing Mix

Romacaca

Joviality

Secretariat

Silver Max

All Stormy

Daddy Long Legs

American St. Leger

Jakkalberry

Zuider Zee

Lake Drop

John Leusch

Arlington Million

Little Mike

Willcox Inn

Wigmore Hall

Beverly D.

Romacaca

Up

Aruna

Secretariat

Summer Front

Daddy Long Legs

Silver Max

American St. Leger

Lemonade Kid

Ioya Bigtime

Lumberyard Jack

Eddie Olczyk

Million

Willcox Inn

Treasure Beach

Wigmore Hall

Beverly D

Marketing Mix

I'm A Dreamer

Stars To Shine

Secretariat

Summer Front

Finnegans Wake

Daddy Long Legs

American St. Leger

Vertiformer

Suntracer

Lake Drop

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