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Arlington Million preview

Time to fire up the race content again, the blog's been ticking over rather slowly. Damn you Twitter for stealing all my best work! The action hots up at York next week for the Ebor, but before that, it's one of US racing's great days, Million Day at Arlington, which will be covered live on AtTheRaces and Racing UK tonight. A shame the ridiculous politics between US racing operators means we can't trade on Betfair on it, just boring old win betting...

Anyhow, it's time to hand over to regular US racing correspondent, Jon da Silva, @creamontop, to look at the feature race on the card.

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The Arlington Million
Grade 1, 1 1/4 miles, US$1m
1809 local, 2309 BST

Once worth a million dollars when a million dollars was a lot of money and thanks to BrExit and Gordon Brown dropping the £ from 2.10 to 1.27 in 10 years probably seems a lot again. Anyway mid summer the Septics put on a turf race over 10 furlongs for our Group 1…