Plan Your Visit

General Information

  • The horses break from the starting gate at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • The horses thunder into the first turn on Arlington's world famous turf course.

  • The horses turn for home on Arlington's turf course.

Welcome to Arlington International! To make your trip to Arlington International the best experience possible, take a minute or two to learn about the track and our many amenities.

Racing Schedule
The 2014 racing schedule kicks-off on May 2 and runs through September 28.
Racing Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Holiday racing Memorial Day and Labor Day

Post time
1 p.m. Thu, Sat, Sun & Holidays
3 p.m. Friday (June 13 - Aug. 29); 1 p.m. (May 2 - June 6; Sept. 5-26)
12:45 p.m. on May 3 (Kentucky Derby)
12:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 (Arlington Million)

Click here for printable schedule

We race rain or shine! But for safety reasons, races can be delayed when there is lightning.

Park Policies
Read about our carry-in policy, dress code and wheelchair service here.

Outside Food & Beverage
Coolers may not exceed 12"X12"X7" (12 inches long X 12 inches high X 7 inches deep). Bags may not exceed 36" in circumference and not exceed 12" in height. *Any cooler or bag exceeding these limitations will be charged a $5 FEE FOR EACH COOLER OR BAG (If a family has 3 coolers/bags over the limit, would be charged $15). Any cooler or bag within these limitations will NOT be charged the $5 fee. One complimentary cooler within these limitations per person.

Facility Map
Once you've made it into the track, this handy Facility Map will guide you along.

Seating Map
Not sure where you want to sit, this Basic Seating Map will help you decide.

Security, Safety and Lost & Found
Your safety is our priority. Click here to learn more.

First Aid

Click here to learn more about what to do and where to go should a medical situation or injury arise.

Dining Options at the Track
Arlington International offers a wide range of food and beverage options. Click here to learn more. Call 847-870-RACE (7223) for reservations

Day of Enhancements
Create a memorable moment at the track with special add-ons at Arlington International. Click here for more information or call 847-870-RACE (7223) for reservations.

Spending the Night in the Area?
If you plan to spend the night near Arlington International, please visit one of our official Hotel Partners.

Sponsorship Partners
Meet Arlington International's sponsorship partners and learn how your company or business can become an official sponsor of Arlington.

Looking for Partnership Opportunities?

Additional Information

For Ticket Sales and Reservations, please call 847-870-RACE (7223).

You can find Group Sales information here.