Racing & Wagering

Arlington Announces Discount Racing/Fireworks Package for July 3

| Churchill Downs Communications | 06/28/2009 #

Arlington Park has announced a $20 restricted tent area package deal ($10 for children 12 and under) for individuals who purchase their tickets online in advance of Friday's racing/fireworks show at Chicago's showcase Thoroughbred oval.

Included in the advance online package is premium seating for the combined racing and fireworks show in the tents and grassy area in front of the tents, but also included is appropriately-themed America's Birthday weekend food such as hot dogs, hamburgers, potato chips, mixed green salad, watermelon, cookies and cotton candy. 

Sodas are also included in the food menu.

The tents will open at 3:30 p.m. Friday, post-time for Friday's first race is 4 p.m. on the 10-race evening program and food will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Also, a cash bar will be available from 3:30 p.m. to 9:15 p. m. in the tent package for Friday's racing/fireworks show.

Tickets purchased at the gate Friday for the racing/fireworks tent package will be $25.