Children’s Silks Designs Come To Life Sunday At Arlington

by | 09.02.2016 | 6:10pm
Children's silks designs will come to life Sunday at Arlington Park
Children's silks designs will come to life Sunday at Arlington Park

In the seventh race on Sunday, three young racing fans will see their designs become a reality when jockeys race for the finish in kid-created silks. All season long young visitors to the Junior Jockey Zone at Arlington International Racecourse have been given a chance to design silks to be worn in a race by coloring in blank templates.

On Sept. 4, the winning silks will be showcased on the mounts of Richard L. Duchossois' Veter (FR), Michael and Allen Faber's Dare to Dream Stable's Heart Stopper, and Richard and Gail Radke's Asiel Stable's Lassell.

Each of the winning designs was recreated into two sets of silks, one for the child designers and one for their jockey. Families of the winners have been invited to the track on the final Family Day Sunday for Arli Goes Back to School, where each child will be presented with their silks following the race and given the opportunity to be photographed with the jockey wearing their design.

  • Quilla

    Fabulous!

  • MA

    Great idea.

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