05/06/2010 1:12PM

Arlington: First day, Week 2


Partly cloudy, 61 degrees. Wind from the east, a tail-wind in the stretch, at 10-14 mph.

No recent rain here. Good stuff on the Arlington website's track maintenance page:


Note turf rail 20 feet outside lane 5 -- tough position for closers.

No real idea what I just witnessed in race 1, a 6fs $10K N2L claimer. Bank Account was loose on the lead -- and I mean really, really loose -- through an opening quarter-mile in 23.11, a half in 46.29? No surprise - he cruised.