Beach Patrol wins Arlington Million, earns birth in Breeders' Cup Turf


The 4-year-old last won a year ago in the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington.

Beach Patrol won the Arlington Million by a half-length on Saturday, snapping a six-race skid and earning a berth in the $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf this fall. Hanley replied, "We're going back to Saratoga and take Chad Brown out". Rosario and Beach Patrol, a 4-year-old son of Lemon Drop Kid from the Quiet American mare Bashful Bertie, engaged Deauville at the head of the lane and fought it out until they were approaching the 16-th pole.

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Fanciful Angel, a 73-1 long-shot from Ireland, finished second.

For all his accomplishments in the last decade Chad Brown has been training, he added another feat August 12, when he became the first trainer to capture both the Arlington Million XXXV Stakes (G1T) and Beverly D. Stakes (G1T) on the same day at Arlington International Racecourse. The $564,000 winner's share of The Million raised his career earnings over $1.4 million. Frankel also saddled Heat Haze (GB) to a victory in the Beverly 2003 and had Possibly Perfect win in 1995. Dacita and Ortiz improved their position around the far turn and were in fourth place at the head of the lane.At the wire, it was Dacita the victor by a half length over Dona Bruja and Grand Jete who were in a dead heat for the place. The Pizza Man, the 8-year-old 2015 victor, finished last. Beach Patrol entered the race with 6-1 odds. With jockey Jorge Vargas at the controls, Postulation went under the wire 2-1/4 lengths clear of Taghleeb and Jose Ortiz. The Arlington check for $147,000 doubled his earnings to $293,769.