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Little Mike Wins US Gr1 Arlington Million
At Arlington Park in the US, 5YO gelding Little Mike (Spanish Steps–Hay Jude, by Wavering Monarch) scored by 1.5-lengths for trainer Dale Romans over 5YO gelding Afsare (Dubawi–Jumaireyah, by Fairy King) & 3rd-placed dead-heating 8YO gelding Rahystrada (Rahy–Ministrada, by Deputy Minister) and 4YO entire Colombian (Azamour–Clodora, by Linamix) in the US$1 million Gr1 Arlington Millions Stakes (2000m) for 3YOs+ on turf. Little Mike (also winner of the Gr1 Churchill Downs Turf Classic Stakes & placed in the Gr1 Hollywood Shoemaker Mile at his last start) took his record to 11 wins & 3 placings from 19 starts.