Eddie Maple supplied the patience and Awad delivered the kick, rallying to win the Arlington Million at Chicago’s Arlington International Race Course in record time.
Awad pulled away for a 2-1/4-length victory over favored Sandpit. He completed the 1-1/4-mile turf race in 1:58-3/5 shaving one-fifth of a second off the course mark set in 1982 by Perrault.
Awad paid $13.80, $4.80 and $4.20.
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