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TRACKSIDE ARLINGTON PARK
2000 West Euclid Avenue (Corner of Euclid Avenue and Wilke Road)
Arlington Heights, Ill. 60006
Located on the grounds of Arlington Park Racetrack, Trackside Arlington Park is one of the country's largest and finest off-track wagering operations. The colonial styled two-story building features a 200-seat full service restaurant, a second-floor grandstand area with twelve simulcast centers, two Gold VIP rooms, and a 400-seat banquet and meeting area. With more than 400 television monitors, Trackside Arlington Park brings all the action from the world's top racetracks to you seven days a week. Whether you desire a delicious meal in our restaurant, a private party in one of our banquet rooms or a personal television carrel upstairs, Trackside Arlington Park has everything you need.
Hours of Operation
Early bird self-service wagering is offered daily beginning at 7 a.m.
The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. until the last evening simulcast race.
The second floor is open daily at 10 a.m., except live racing days (Self-service wagering ONLY until 11 a.m.)
Gold VIP rooms are open daily at 10 a.m., except Arlington Park live racing days when they open at 5:00pm.
Personal television carrels on the second floor are free except Saturday afternoon when they can be purchased for $3 in the afternoon. They are complimentary in the evening.
Daily Racing Forms, Simulcast Programs, Illinois Programs and tip sheets are available at our programs counter beginning at 10 a.m. daily. Our Gift Shop features Arlington Park and other seasonal racing items (Kentucky Derby, Breeders' Cup merchandise).
Headsets for personal TVs are available for purchase. Illinois State Lottery Instant Tickets and Daily Lottery Tickets (Pick 3, Pick 4, Lotto, Little Lotto and Mega Millions) are available at our gift shop. We also have self-service Lottery scratch-off machines.
Complimentary race information (betting numbers and changes) is posted daily.
On the grounds of the racetrack, the Hunt Club Restaurant at Trackside Arlington Park features a wide array of lunch and dinner entrees including pastas, chicken, burgers and daily specials plus delicious appetizers, salads and soups. The kitchen is open from 11:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday; and 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with lounge service until the second-to-last race each evening. Concessions featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, deli sandwiches and other fare can be found on the second floor.
Thursday get a free entree when you purchase an entree, salad and appetizer.
Trackside Arlington Park can professionally handle parties from 15 to 300. Contact the Group Sales department at Arlington Park at (847) 385-7550.
For venue information, menus and pricing, view the Trackside Arlington Park Brochure.
For information on booking your party at Trackside Arlington Park, click here.
From the East: Take I-90 West to Route 53 North. Take 53 for 2 miles. Exit Euclid Avenue East. Trackside entrance is approximately two blocks on the left.
From the North: Take I-94 South to Willow Road (which becomes Palatine Road). Take Palatine Road to Route 53 South. Take 53 South and exit at Euclid Avenue East. Trackside entrance is approximately two blocks on the left.
From the South or Southeast, including O'Hare Airport: Take the Northwest Tollway (I-90 West toward Rockford), and exit at Route 53 North. Take 53 for 2 miles. Exit at Euclid Avenue East. Trackside entrance is approximately two blocks on the left.
From the West: Take the Northwest Tollway (I-90 East) toward Chicago. Exit at Route 53 North. Take 53 for 2 miles. Exit at Euclid Avenue East. Trackside entrance is approximately two blocks down on the left.
Bus: For local RTA bus schedule information, call 312-836-7000.
Train: Trackside Arlington Park has a Metra Commuter Railway station on site with service between downtown Chicago and Harvard. The Union Pacific/Northwest Train Line operates on a regular schedule Sunday-Saturday. Call the Travel Information Center at 312-836-7000 for a Metra schedule, or visit their website at www.metrarail.com
Free general parking. Reserved parking for Platinum, Gold and Silver level VIP members