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1950-06-22 Arlington Jockeys (left to right) Gilbert Eugene Roser, Gene Earl Pederson, John Chestnut, John Johnny H Adams (2).jpg
This photograph features jockeys (from left to right) Gilbert Eugene Roser, Gene Earl Pederson, John Chestnut, John H. Adams, Logan Batcheller, Ovie D. Scurlock, and D. Wagner at Arlington Park in June of 1950.

The jockeys are either leaning…

Cook 1213 - Harry Daniel Curley Curly Brown - Founder of Arlington Park (2).jpg
This photograph features horseman and businessman Harry D. "Curly" Brown, founder of Arlington Park. Brown subsequently served as president of Oriental Park Racetrack in Havana, Cuba.

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The Arlington Million was the first U.S. Thoroughbred race to offer a purse of $1 million.

Arlington Park closed in 1998 and was purchased by Churchill Downs Incorporated in 2000. Depicted in this parody of the Broadway musical Chicago are…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer John M. Veitch, head trainer for Calumet Farm from 1976 until 1982, with jockey Jeffrey Fell and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame racehorse Alydar in the “Calumet” balloon en route to…
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