Racing & Wagering

41,369 Welcome Lee DeWyze Home at Arlington Park

A throng of 41,369 was on hand at Arlington Park Racecourse Friday to witness an emotional homecoming performance by American Idol finalist Lee DeWyze.

Tickets for Lee DeWyze "American Idol" Homecoming Performance Snapped Up in 12 Minutes

All available free tickets for Friday's Lee DeWyze American Idol Homecoming Concert at Arlington Park were snapped up by eager fans in less than 12 minutes when the local Idol standout advanced to

Preparation Continues,Traffic Plan Announced DeWyze Performance

Arlington Park has been selected to host a Mini-Concert for "American Idol" contestant Lee DeWyze should the Mount Prospect, Ill.

Arlington Park and Four Surrounding Communities Prepare for Gigantic Homecoming for ‘Idol’ Finalist Lee DeWyze

Officials from the City of Arlington Heights, the Village of Mount Prospect, the Village of Palatine, the City of Rolling Meadows, High School District 214 and Arlington Park Racecourse continue to

Arlington to Host "Lee DeWyze 'American Idol' Homecoming Performance

Should Lee DeWyze, a top four "American Idol" finalist, advance to the popular FOX television program's Final Three this week, the Mount Prospect/Arlington Heights re

Arlington Handicapping Challenge Begins May 8

In 2008 Arlington Park launched a special promotion tailored to bring handicapping seminars and contests to Arlington's OTB parlors in the Greater Chicagoland area.  The OTB Tour, as the promotion

Crowd of 23,079 Enjoy Chicagoland Largest Derby Party

A crowd of 23,079, the largest Kentucky Derby Day crowd since Arlington Park became the Illinois host for Derby in 2006, passed through the gates Saturday for "Chicagoland's Largest Derby Part

Arlington Season Opens April 29 with New Venues, More HD TVs and New Wagers

When the gates burst open for the first race at Arlington Park for the 2010 season at 1 p.m.

Daily Pick 5 Wager New at Arlington for 2010

Arlington Park has a new multi-race wager on tap for its 2010 season, which begins on Thursday, April 29, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 26.

Arlington Expands Handicapping Contests, Seminars and Chats for 2010

During the 2010 live meet at Arlington Park, our Handicapping Seminar Series will feature nationally prominent racing analysts such as the Daily Herald's Joe Kristufek and M.

Arlington Park Promotes ‘Safety from Start to Finish'

In advance of its 2010 season opening on April 29, Arlington Park announced its safety initiatives in place for the 2010 season.  These safety initiatives are part of Churchill Downs Incorpo

Arlingtonparklive.Com Gets a Refurbished, Refreshed Look and Added Features for 2010

Arlington Park's event and entertainment driven website has gotten a fresh look as the suburban Chicago racetrack ge

Arlington Handicapping Challenge Expands for 2010

Arlington  Park introduced its innovative, live-money handicapping contests, dubbed the Arlington Handicapping Challenge (AHC), in 2008 and expanded the popular series in 2009, sending five

Miller Lite Saturday Taste of Summer Returns for 2010 Season

The Miller Lite Saturday Taste of Summer returns for the 2010 season.  The promotion was added to the calendar last year and proved popular with fans of all ages.

Miller Lite Party in the Park Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Once again this summer, Arlington Park will be "the place to be" to kick off your weekends with the Miller Lite Party in the Park on Friday afternoons.

Arlington to Offer HD Simulcast of Every Race during 2010 Meet

Arlington Park will offer high definition ("HD") simulcasts of all of its races when the historic Chicago area track opens its 2010 Thoroughbred meet on April 29.

Arlington Safety Efforts Will Require All Jockeys to Enroll in Electronic Medical Record Database

Effective with the start of its 2010 race meet on Thursday, April 29, Arlington Park announced today that it would join Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky in requiring participating jockey's to

Chefs' Fest 2010 Slated for Tuesday, May 11

Chefs' Fest 2010, the original food & beverage sampling event, returns May 11, 2010 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Arlington Park Racecourse.

Arlington Park First-Day Ticket Sales Brisk

First-day ticket sales were brisk for many of Arlington Park's major race days as the track's entire inventory for the 2010 season went on sale Thursday, April 1, both at the track's Website

Trackside to Open Second Waukegan Location in Sundance Saloon

The Illinois Racing Board granted Arlington Park a license to open a second Trackside wagering operation in the City of Waukegan with the new operation to be located within Sundance Saloon at 300 L