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Arlington Park Embraces Social Media

| Churchill Downs Communications | 04/13/2009 #

As Arlington Park gears up for its opening day Friday, May 1, the track has made it easy to follow what is going on through Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Vimeo and You Tube.

The outlets will allow the racetrack to better showcase its wide range of entertainment options and engage with fans to generate feedback - helping bring activities to the park that match the sentiment. It also allows guests to easily sample the action available at Arlington Park.

People can follow Arlington Park on Twitter in a few different ways.  Those guests looking for racing information, expert selections, paddock reports and up to the minute news from the track can follow Arlington Racing at http://twitter.com/arlingtonracing while guests looking to tune into the other entertainment such as special events and live music at Arlington Park can follow AP Live at http://twitter.com/ap_live.

If guests are hoping to get a glimpse of the park or check out photos from their past visits, Arlington Park will showcase the beauty and pageantry of horse racing and entertainment activities on Flickr. Users can follow Arlington Park's photostream at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ap_live.

Fans will also be able to see video clips of Arlington Park events, vignettes, features and highlights on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/arlingtonparklive and on Vimeo at http://www.vimeo.com/aplive.

Arlington Park's Facebook fan page, which can be found at http://www.facebook.com and by searching for Arlington Park, is a place for fans to connect and find out what's going on at Arlington - both on and off the racetrack.