Racing & Wagering

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.

Trackside OTB Handicapping Contest on Woodbine Races Oct. 16

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Oct. 4, 2011) – Arlington Park will offer a live money handicapping contest at all Illinois Trackside Off-Track Betting locations with a top prize of $500.

Four "Learn to Win" Seminars at Trackside Rockford in October

Official Chicago Blackhawks Road Watch Party Friday, Oct. 7 at Mr. D's Sports Bar

Mr. D's to Remain Open Fri-Sat-Sun in Off-Season

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Sept. 11, 2011) – Mr.

Barn Notes: Thurs., Sept. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In Today's Notes: Arlington-Washington Futurity, Lassie Each Attracting Amoss; DiVito's Talented 2-Year-Olds Prominent in Futurity and Lassie; Trainer Tom Howard Trying Lassie With Rocket Twentyone; Reminder: Friday Post Time at Arlington Reverts to 1 p.m.

Arlington Park to Increase Purses Aug. 25

As a result of strong purse earnings from the pari-mutuel handle on the Aug.