Racing & Wagering

Track Specifications

Arlington International Racecourse's Polytrack:

  • 1 1/8-mile oval with a one mile chute
  • Alternate Finish Line at 1/16-mile pole
  • Homestretch: 92 feet wide
  • Backstretch: 92 feet wide
  • 4 1/2% banking on turns
  • Distance from 1-1⁄16 mile start and 1-1/8 mile start to first turn: 337 feet
  • Distance from final turn to finish line: 1,028 feet

Arlington Polytrack Section

3” - 3 1/2" Loose Polytrack
7” Compact Polytrack
Porous Macadam (asphalt)
Clean Stone
Dense Grade Aggregate
Dirt
Perforated Drainage Pipes 

Arlington International's
Turf Course:

  • 1 mile oval (Lane 5)
  • 7 1/2-furlong oval (Lane 1)
  • Homestretch from Lane 5: 75 feet wide; from "zero" position 137 ft.
  • 4 1/2% banking on turns
  • Distance from final turn to finish line: 1,028 feet

Arlington Turf Course Section

5 1/2” High 80% Kentucky Blue Grass; 20% Annual Rye
12” Topsoil
Compact Native Soil

Gate Placement

Main Track Run Up Distances

  • 4 1/2 Furlongs - 35 ft.
  • 5 Furlongs - 36 ft.
  • 5 1/2 Furlongs - 36 ft.
  • 6 Furlongs: 29 ft.
  • 6 1/2 Furlongs: 64 ft.
  • 7 Furlongs: 34 ft.
  • 7 1/2 Furlongs: 36 ft.
  • 1 Mile: 48 ft.
  • 1-1⁄16 Miles (alt. finish): 27 ft.
  • 1-1/16 Miles (reg finish): 192 ft. 
  • 1-1⁄8 Miles: 27 ft.
  • 1-1⁄4 Miles: 36 ft.

Gate Placement

Turf Course Run Up Distances
Lane 1 (10ft.)

  • 5 Furlongs: 22 ft. 
  • 1 Mile: 44 ft.
  • 1-1/16 Miles: 45 ft.
  • 1-1/8 Miles: 14 ft.
  • 1-1⁄2 Miles: 10 ft.

Lane 2 (23 ft.)

  • 5 Furlongs: 10 ft. 
  • 1 Mile: 36 ft.
  • 1-1/16 Miles: 3 ft.
  • 1-1/8 Miles: 22 ft.
  • 1-3/16 Miles: 6 ft.

Lane 3 (36 ft.)

  • 5 Furlongs: 19 ft. 
  • 1 Mile: 28 ft.
  • 1-1/16 Miles: 32 ft.
  • 1-1/8 Miles: 20 ft.
  • 1-3/16 Miles: 36 ft.

Lane 4 (49 ft.)

  • 5 Furlongs: 18 ft. 
  • Abt. 5 1/2 Furlongs: 22 ft.
  • 1 Mile: 56 ft.
  • 1-1/16 Miles: 40 ft.
  • 1-1/8 Miles: 40 ft.

Lane 5 (62 ft.)

  • 5 Furlongs: 36 ft. 
  • 5 1/2 Furlongs: 26 ft.
  • 1 Mile: 34 ft.
  • 1-1/16 Miles: 36 ft.
  • 1-1/8 Miles: 45 ft.
  • 1-3/16 Miles: 50 ft.
  • 1-1/4 Miles: 10 ft.
  • 1-1⁄2 Miles: 10 ft.

 

 

 

 

Arlington Stable Area

  • Stabling Capacity: 2,140
  • Barns: 35