Arlington Million

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

| Churchill Downs Communications | 08/13/2010 #

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 of racing in Illinois plus a special marquee tent event has just been added for those looking for an all-inclusive package.

A handful of executive boxes remain available for purchase.  These boxes seat from five to seven people and can be purchased either as a full box or as individual seats in a shared box for $100 per seat.  Each executive box has its own television monitor and food and beverage service is available without having to leave your seat.

In addition, a small number of standard boxes remain available for purchase.  These boxes also seat from five to seven people and can be purchased as a full box or as individual seats in a shared box for $80 per seat.

Also, a selection of reserved grandstand and clubhouse seats remain available for purchase at $25 each.

All seats purchases include general admission to the track as well as a Daily Racing Guide.  Visit and click on tickets for August 21 to purchase your tickets on line.  By using the website, you will be able to see a view from your seating area as well as whether your seats will be in the sun or shade to assist in making your purchase.  If you do not wish to purchase online, tickets can be purchased through the Arlington Park ticketing office at 847-385-7427.

For those guests looking for an all-inclusive package, a Special Marquee Tent Party Package for parties of six or more has just been made available for purchase.  This special package costs $85 per person and includes admission, Daily Racing Guide, shared tent space, a two-hour chef's table with BBQ menu; three-hour beer and wine bar (tax and service charge included).  To purchase this package, call our reservation line at 847-385-7410.

Gates for Arlington Million Day open at 10 a.m. and the first 1,000 people to enter that day will receive a free Arlington Million baseball cap while supplies last.  The first of 12 races heads to the gate at 12:15 p.m.  Early arrival is encouraged and there will be a special autograph session by legendary jockeys including Earlie Fires, Randy Romero, Ron Turcotte, Gary Stevens, Jerry Bailey and more from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.