Arlington Million: Key Information

  • Location: Arlington International Racecourse
  • Inaugural Race: 1981
  • Distance: 1.25 miles (10 furlongs)
  • Track Type: Left-Handed Turf
  • Age Qualifications: Three-year-olds and up
  • 2015 Purse: $1 million



A Brief History of the Arlington Million

The Arlington Million is a 1.25 mile  race for thorough bred horses that is typically raced in August at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The race was the first race to offer a purse of $1,000,000 and the winner of the million automatically qualifies for the Breeders' Cup Turf.




Santa Anita Handicap - Race Records

Scroll over any box below to view the historical records for the Arlington Million:

Speed record

1.58.69
Awad - 1995

Most Wins

2
John Henry

Most Wins by a Jockey

2
Tied: Ramon A. Dominguez, Laffit Pincay Jr., Cash Asmussen, Jose Santos, Gary L. Stevens, Jerry D. Bailey

Most Wins by a Trainer

3
Tied: Ron McAnally, Charlie Whittingham

Most Wins by an Owner

2
Tied: Dotsam Stable, Juddmonte Farms





Historical Results for the Santa Anita Handicap

In the Santa Anita Handicap’s storied history, there have been dozens of world famous horses and jockeys that have been crowned the winner. In the table below, view a record of the winning trainers, thoroughbreds, jockeys, and times for every Santa Anita Handicap race.

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2014
Hardest Core
4
Eriluis Vaz
Edward Graham
Andrew Bentley Stables
02:01.5
2013
Real Solution***
4
Alan Garcia
Chad C. Brown
Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
02:01.0
2012
Little Mike
5
Ramon Dominguez
Dale Romans
Priscilla Vaccarezza
02:02.4
2011
Cape Blanco
4
Jamie Spencer
Aidan O'Brien
02:05.4
2010
Debussy
4
William Buick
John Gosden
Princess Haya of Jordan
02:03.0
2009
Gio Ponti
4
Ramon Dominguez
Christophe Clement
Castleton Lyons
02:04.2
2008
Spirit One
4
Ioritz Mendizabal
Philip Demercastel
Kamel Chehboub
02:02.2
2007
Jambalaya
5
Robby Albarado
Catherine Day Phillips
Todd & Catherine Day Phillips
02:04.8
2006
The Tin Man
8
Victor Espinoza
Richard Mandella
Ralph and Aury Todd
02:01.4
2005
Powerscourt
5
Kieren Fallon
Aidan O'Brien
Sue Magnier
02:03.4