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FIRES GOES 7-FOR-8 IN ARLINGTON BLITZ
[SPORTS FINAL, C Edition]
Chicago Tribune (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Chicago, Ill.
Author: Milbert, Neil
Date: May 26, 1987
Start Page: 1
Section: SPORTS
Abstract (Document Summary)

On a rainy and gloomy Memorial Day afternoon, Earlie Fires put on the most brilliant riding performance in the 60-year history of Arlington Park.

Competing in eight of Arlington's nine races before a crowd of 11,428, Fires guided seven horses to the winner's circle to equal the track record he set on Aug. 16, 1983. But that was a weekday card without a major race.

He won it with Explosive Darling, a champion Illinois-bred carrying the royal blue and gold colors of Arlington Park owner Dick Duchossois, and he did so in an unconventional way, putting a come-from-behind horse on the lead and clinging to it all the way.

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