Racing & Wagering

Road To The 2012 Million Vol. II: Wednesday, July 11, 2012


Million Preview Day July 14

Arlington Park will present the 12th annual Million Preview Day program on Saturday, July 14, showcasing the final local prep races for the Aug.

Barn Notes: Saturday, July 07, 2012

In Today's Notes: Triple Crown-Tested 'Daddy' Named Late American Derby Nominee; Jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr.

'Racing, Music & Fireworks Event' Draws 37,809 to Arlington Park July 4

Arlington Park's Independence Day "Racing, Music and Fireworks" celebration was warmly greeted by a crowd of 37,809 despite record-high heat that saw temperatures soar to triple digits.

Barn Notes: Sunday, July 01, 2012

In Today's Notes: Chamberlain Bridge Possible to Jump Back into Arlington Sprint; Graham, Stidham Win Arlington Jockey, Trainer Awards for June; Leading Jockey Francisco Torr

'Kitty' Wins Grade III Chicago 'Cap in a Tizzy

It isn't often that trainer Jim Bond sends a horse to Arlington, but the New York-based trainer picked the right spot for William Clifton Jr.'s Kitty in a Tizzy who invaded to capture the Grade III

Arlington Asking Racing Fans to Write State Reps

Dear Arlington Racing Fan, The Illinois Senate passed a bill (SB 1739) on May 1 that will authorize electronic gaming (slot machines) at Illinois racetracks. This bill will save Illinois horse racing, create new jobs and provide needed revenue to the State.

Bettor Wins Over $1.1 Million in JackPOT High-5

After going unclaimed for the first 23 racing days of the 2012 Arlington Park meeting, the JackPOT High-5 was finally solved on Sunday when one lucky bettor had the lone winning ticket worth $1,115

Five 2011 Illinois Champions Headline 2012 Prairie State Fest Noms

Seventy-seven horses, including five 2011 Illinois divisional champions, have been nominated to the six stakes races that comprise the June 16 Prairie State Festival at Arlington Park.

Jackpot High-5 Carryover for Saturday, June 9: $854,329

The Jackpot High-5 is a $1 wager that requires the bettor to select the first five finishers in exact order in the last race of the day.

'Galloping Out' Fundraiser to be Held as Part of Prairie State Festival Day June 16

 In addition to six $125,000 stakes races restricted to Illinois-registered horses that comprise the annual Prairie State Festival on Saturday, June 16, there will be a fundraiser before, duri

Arlington Park to Debut "Behind the Silks" Online Video Series


Mother's Day Attendance Gains Follow Opening Day, Kentucky Derby Party Gains Over 2011 Figures


Arlington Handicapping Challenge Returns for 2012

Berths to Online Handicapping Championship to be Awarded

Learn to Win Seminars Schedule for 2012 Meet

Arlington Park continues in its efforts to promote fan education with a series of 16 'Learn to Win' seminars to be held in the track's Park area during the 2012 season that gets underway Friday, Ma

Arlington Park Announces Ditka Products Partnership

Arlington Park & "Da Coach"; "Da Coach" & Arlington Park. Now that's a winning daily double!

FastBet Mobile Wagering; Jackpot High-5; 10-Cent Pick 9 Among Wagering Highlights


Trackside OTB 2012 Harness Handicapping Series


Arlington Park Transition to United Tote Complete

After six months of meticulous planning, all 11 Illinois Trackside locations as well as Mr. D.'s Sports Bar in the Arlington Park grandstand unveiled state of the art wagering terminals which provide customers the very latest in wagering technology from United Tote. The successful conversion took place in the overnight hours of Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Trackside Fall Handicapping Contest Series Returns Oct. 22

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Oct. 4, 2011) – Arlington Park will offer live money handicapping contests on five Saturdays this autumn at selected Trackside Off Track Betting locations.