On a clear, sunny Saturday at Arlington, two Breeders’ Cup bids were on the line. Though the mid-seventies temperature was moderate enough to be surreal at this time of the year, the results were not: two Breeders’ Cup bids went to horses in high-flying turf trainer Chad Brown’s barn.
In the Beverly D, a Win and You’re In for the Filly and Mare Turf, Brown sent out three — and it was DACITA who found a solid rally and held to the wire. That was familiar territory for Brown, who has now won the last three renditions of the Beverly D., and four overall. About forty-five minutes later Brown won his second Arlington Million, as BEACH PATROL held off a scrum of horses to take the Arlington Million.
Relive Arlington Million Day with my latest at Picks and Ponderings!