Horses return to Rillito Downs

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The horses were back at Rillito Saturday.  It was day one of the 2012 season.

Large crowds packed into Rillito Downs to anxiously watch their favorite horses and jockeys race.

People came from as far away as Oregon to take part in opening day.

Folks say they come out to drink a little beer and win a little cash.

Races run every weekend between now and February 25, except next weekend because of Superbowl Sunday.