Racing & Wagering

Arlington 2011 Meet Opens May 6

Arlington Park was granted an 86-day meet for the 2011 season it was announced by the Illinois Racing Board on Sept. 28.

Fan Appreciation Day Sunday, Sept. 26 Concludes Busy Final Week of 2010 Season

As a way to say "Thank You" to its loyal guests, Arlington Park will have a "Fan Appreciation Day" on closing day Sunday, Sept.

Additional Seats Available for Lee DeWyze Concert

Additional reserved seating tickets for the Sept.

DeWyze to Return to Arlington for Sept. 24 Performance

American Idol Season 9 Winner's First Post Idol-Tour Performance

Friday Post Time 2 p.m. Sept. 3, 10 & 17: 1 p.m. Sept. 24

With daylight diminishing, race fans and horsemen are reminded that post time on Friday moves up one hour to 2 p.m. Central time on Sept. 3. The 2 p.m.

Arlington Park Announces Trackside Off-Track Betting Handicapping Contests and Seminars

Beginning in the fall of 2008, Arlington Park exported its popular handicapping seminars and handicapping contests to its Trackside Off Track Betting facilities.

Karlsson Leads "Young Guns" to Victory Over "Cagey Veterans" in Jockey Challenge

The Young Guns beat the Cagey Veterans in the special Jockey Challenge Race on Friday at Arlington Park.  Led by Inez Karlsson, who won the race aboard Saint Leon, the Young Guns outscored the Cage

Blackhawks Coach Quenneville to Present Arlington Million XXVIII Trophy

The Arlington Million, the world's first million-dollar horse race, celebrates its 28th running Saturday, Aug.

Fork, Cork & Style Festival to Celebrate Signature Foods, Celebrity Chefs & Fine Wine

Chef Emeril Lagasse to Headline Inaugural Festival Celebrating Marquee Foods, Premiere Wines and Upscale Tailgating Style Ideas on Saturday, Oct. 2

Arlington Million to Air on Comcast SportsNet Chicago

The 28th running of the Grade I Arlington Million, the centerpiece of the Chicago Thoroughbred racing season, will be shown live in a half-hour telecast to air Saturday, August 21, from 5 p.m.

$300,000 Guaranteed Pool for Festival Pick 3; Multi-Race Wagers Galore Should Please Turf & Stakes Fans

Fans of multi-race wagers, particularly those involving high-quality turf stakes races, will find plenty of opportunity to partake in such bets on Arlington Million Day on Saturday, August 2

Reserved Seats Moving Fast for Arlington Million; Marquee Tent Package Available for Parties of 6 or More

The 28th running of the Arlington Million, the centerpiece of the Arlington Park season, is rapidly approaching and tickets are moving fast.  Some reserved seats remain for the biggest day

Arilngton Jockeys to Appear at Partners for Progress Event Monday, Aug. 16

Several jockeys from the Arlington Park riding colony will lend their time and expertise to "Partners for Progress" on Monday, August 16, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Thompson, Engelhard & Carlson Top Arlington's Double-Triple Handicapping Contest

Art Thompson of Chicago took home top prize of $500 and an expense-paid trip to the 2011 Horse Player World Series as the winner of Arlington Park's inaugural "Double-Triple" Two-Day Hand

Baird, Emigh & Silva to be Honored on Million Preview Day

Arlington Park-based jockeys E T Baird and Chris Emigh and recently retired rider Carlos Silva will be honored with a special presentation on Million Preview Day Saturday, July 17 for major milesto

Blackhawks Announcers Pat Foley & Eddie Olczyk to Host "Re-Live the Dream" at Longshots Friday, July 23

Chicago Blackhawks fans are invited to Longshots Sports Bar at Arlington Park racetrack on Friday, July 23, to "Re-Live the Dream." Blackhawks announcers Pat Foley and Eddie Olczy

Reservations for Buffet/VIP Backstretch Tour Package for Breakfast at Arlington Available Online

The first of two Breakfast at Arlington sessions for the 2010 season is slated to be held on Saturday, July 17, and for the first time guests will have an opportunity to secure a spot on our popula

‘Racing, Music & Fireworks' Event Draws 32,681 to Arlington Park

Arlington Park's Independence Day weekend event on July 3 - a continuous event consisting of racing, music and fireworks - was warmly greeted by a crowd of 32,681 on a beautiful summer afternoon-ev

Northwest Suburban Council to Celebrate Boy Scouts of America's 100th Anniversary at Arlington July 4

The Northwest Suburban Council Boy Scouts of America will celebrate the Boy Scouts of America's 100th Anniversary on America's 234th Birthday, July 4, with a day-long extravaganza at A

Arlington Park/ Night School Chat Debuts June 21

In partnership with Arlington Park, Horse Player NOW announces a series of summer "Night School' chats debuting Monday, June 21 at 7 p.m.