Racing & Wagering

Arlington Awarded 71 Live Racing Dates For 2017, Opening Day May 5

Churchill Downs Communications | 10/24/2016 #

The Illinois Racing Board has awarded Arlington International Racecourse 71 live race dates for the 2017 season.

Live racing begins on May 5 and runs through September 23.
From May 5 through July 9 live racing will be conducted on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Racing expands to four days per week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from July 13 through September 4.
September 7 through September 23 the live schedule includes racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
There will be special Monday live racing conducted on May 29, July 3 and September 4.