Images: The 37th Arlington Million Day

 
 
Updated 8/10/2019 8:07 PM

Arlington International Racecourse welcomed thousands of horse racing fans Saturday for the 37th running of the Arlington Million. The day included a best-dressed contest, national anthem performance by Jim Cornelison and other pageantry from the suites to the betting windows. Favorite Bricks and Mortar won the Arlington Million with Filly Magic Wand coming in second and Bandua coming in third.

Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. points to his horse Bricks and Mortar after winning the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. points to his horse Bricks and Mortar after winning the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., left, points to his horse Bricks and Mortar after winning the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., left, points to his horse Bricks and Mortar after winning the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.comJockey Irad Ortiz Jr. gets a high-five after riding his horse Bricks and Mortar to a win in the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.comJockey Irad Ortiz Jr. gets a high-five after riding his horse Bricks and Mortar to a win in the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
John Velazquez, right, rides Sistercharlie to the win in the Beverly D during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  John Velazquez, right, rides Sistercharlie to the win in the Beverly D during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
John Velazquez, right, rides Sistercharlie to the win in the Beverly D during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  John Velazquez, right, rides Sistercharlie to the win in the Beverly D during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
John Velazquez gets a high-five after riding Sistercharlie to the win in the Beverly D during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  John Velazquez gets a high-five after riding Sistercharlie to the win in the Beverly D during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Javier Castellano, middle, rides Valid Point to a win in the Secretariat Stakes during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Javier Castellano, middle, rides Valid Point to a win in the Secretariat Stakes during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Horses take off in the Secretariat Stakes during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Horses take off in the Secretariat Stakes during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Horses take off during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Horses take off during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Javier Castellano kisses Valid Point after winning the Secretariat Stakes during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Javier Castellano kisses Valid Point after winning the Secretariat Stakes during the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. pats his horse Bricks and Mortar after winning the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. pats his horse Bricks and Mortar after winning the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr.is congratulated after riding Bricks and Mortar to a win in the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr.is congratulated after riding Bricks and Mortar to a win in the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. gives the thumbs-up after riding Bricks and Mortar to a win in the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
  Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. gives the thumbs-up after riding Bricks and Mortar to a win in the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
From left, Laurie Stefanski of Racine, Wisconsin, Kirsten Erickosn of Bartlett and Heather McKinnon of Madison, Wisconsin call themselves the "Win, Place and Show Girls" at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  From left, Laurie Stefanski of Racine, Wisconsin, Kirsten Erickosn of Bartlett and Heather McKinnon of Madison, Wisconsin call themselves the "Win, Place and Show Girls" at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
From left Jordyn Hedburg of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Karlie Korish of Portage, Wisconsin Abbie Janisch of Portage, Wisconsin hack fun in the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  From left Jordyn Hedburg of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Karlie Korish of Portage, Wisconsin Abbie Janisch of Portage, Wisconsin hack fun in the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
People hang over the rail at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  People hang over the rail at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Fans cheer at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Fans cheer at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A horse is washed down at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  A horse is washed down at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
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Rebecca Zaccard of Los Angeles, California sports a yellow dress with matching hat at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Rebecca Zaccard of Los Angeles, California sports a yellow dress with matching hat at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Clerks take bets at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday for the 37th running of the Arlington Million.
  Clerks take bets at Arlington International Racecourse Saturday for the 37th running of the Arlington Million.
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Bugler Monica Benson performs at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Bugler Monica Benson performs at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
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Horses take off from the gate in race 3 at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Horses take off from the gate in race 3 at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Drinks were flowing at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Drinks were flowing at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
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Fans hang out in the paddock at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Fans hang out in the paddock at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A gambler checks his ticket at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  A gambler checks his ticket at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Horses head out of the paddock for the 2nd race at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Horses head out of the paddock for the 2nd race at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Horses tae off from the starting line in the 4th race at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Horses tae off from the starting line in the 4th race at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A fan yells at his horse at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  A fan yells at his horse at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Women pose for a selfie at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Women pose for a selfie at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
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Douglas James of Chicago participates in the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Douglas James of Chicago participates in the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
People mill through the paddock at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  People mill through the paddock at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
National Anthem is sung by Jim Cornelison at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  National Anthem is sung by Jim Cornelison at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Women compete in the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Women compete in the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Becca Templeton of Des Moines Iowa was the winner of the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
  Becca Templeton of Des Moines Iowa was the winner of the best dressed contest at Arlington International Racecourse during Arlington Million Day Saturday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Saturday was the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse.
  Saturday was the 37th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
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