Racing & Wagering

Arlington Park Trims Stakes Purses

Arlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horseman's Association (ITHA) board of directors have agreed to trim stakes purses for 11 stakes races as well as putting one stakes race - the Sea o' E

Trackside OTB at Sundance Saloon Now Open; Grand Opening Celebration Slated for Friday June 11

Arlington Park will celebrate the official grand opening of its second Trackside wagering operation, located within Sundance Saloon at 300 Lakehurst Road, on Friday, June 11 with a 4 p.m.

Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen & Racetracks Create Program to Provide Care for Retired Racehorses

The Illinois Thoroughbred Horseman's Association (ITHA), Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course have agreed to cooperate in a program to provide for the care of retired Thoroughbred race horses. 

Arlington Park Announced New Handicapping Contest

Arlington Park has scheduled a new handicapping contest for its menu of contests being offered during the 2010 meet.  Dubbed the Double-Triple, the new tournament will take place over two days and

Arlington Park Welcomes Guest Chefs

Racing season is underway at Arlington Park and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner at Arlington, has invited some of Chicago's finest chefs to prepare special menus for guests

Horsepower Road and Track is Coming June 13

HORSEPOWER! at Arlington ParkSunday, June 13, 2010-Road and Track  

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.