Flashback Friday: The 1981 Arlington Million

Flashback Friday: The 1981 Arlington Million

With the prestigious Arlington Million (gr. I) scheduled to be run tomorrow afternoon, now seems like a great time to recall the inaugural edition of the Million, when the remarkable gelding John Henry squared off against longshot The Bart and prevailed with a dramatic stretch rally. Relive the race by watching the replay!

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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin's quest to become North America's richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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