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Arlington Park

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Address: 2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006
Phone Number: +1 847-385-7500
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Fri 3:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Sat - Sun 1:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Description: Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began...
Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began Thoroughbred racing on October 13, 1927, when more than 20,000 fans braved the cold weather to celebrate the event in high style. Since then, Arlington International has become a social destination and perfect summer hangout to watch and wager on the amazing sport of Thoroughbred horse racing! Arlington offers beautiful venues for everything from corporate outings to reunions to weddings, and it's the ideal spot for groups of friends to catch-up, watch the ponies and meet new people. From Miller Lite Party in the Park on Friday, to Miller Lite Horses & Hops on Saturdays, to Sunday Family Days presented by Daily Herald and Lipton Iced Tea, it's always a great time!
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great place for afternoon for all ages! Love the executive suite for a little extra you have comfortable chairs, TV, plus wait staff if needed. Easy to make your bets, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

great place for afternoon for all ages! Love the executive suite for a little extra you have comfortable chairs, TV, plus wait staff if needed. Easy to make your bets, and collect your winnings. Beautiful place and grounds, only drawback is the handicap parking is pretty far of a walk

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Lisle, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You can make a bet as little as 10 cents or just watch the beautiful horses do what they love to do.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

It has been several years since I was at this race track, and had a great time. We were a group of 24 people with tables reserved in the Terrace Cafe, outside trackside. The weather was beautiful, service with Courtney excellent. Loved the cowboy lemonade, appetizers and salads. Only negative, burger could have been better. Will definitely return soon for... More 

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Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I was on business in Chicago and decided to head to the races on the weekend. A really beautiful facility but parking was a distance away. I went on fathers day and they raised the entrance fee to $14, a pretty steep charge for entrance. The track has a nice food court and lots of space to sit and watch... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

LOTS of seating inside and out...beautiful way to spend the evening outside on their park benches. Betting is easy and fast. There are several food stations with a wide variety of offerings along with spirits, wine and beer! If you go when there's only 3 or 4 races left you get in for free when they open the big iron... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My first time going to a Race track and I loved it. Everything was very clean, the food was good and cheap. You could bet as low as 1usd and there was plenty of space to walk, entertain and see the races.

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Woodstock, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I'm not a regular racetrack visitor but have been invited here a couple of times. I also haven't visited any other tracks so I have nothing to compare it to so here I'm reviewing it as a day out. Visiting on Father's Day it was crowded. We were in a "box" and had an excellent view of the finishing line.... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Arlington doesn't get as much publicity as Keeneland, Saratoga, Churchill, Santa Anita, etc., but it is definitely one of the best racing venues in all of the country. I come every year on their signature day of the meet, Arlington Million Day. Even on a high attendance day like that, the lines are manageable, the facility is clean, and the... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A day at Arlington race track is always tons of fun. The parking is free. You can spend a minimum of $2.00 per bet, so it can be very affordable. And you may even win big! Some good food choices, although we didn't eat there. Good beer choices also, but a little pricey. The park is very clean. You can... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

First time attending a horse track and we had a great time. The races for the day were well explained and laced out in a book and helpful people show us how to bet. For $20 we played 6 races, lost them all, but loved the fun of trying to choose a winner. Each race was so exciting since we... More 

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Additional Information about Arlington Park

Address: Address: 2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006
Phone Number: +1 847-385-7500
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Friday 3:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday 1:15 pm - 7:15 pm

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