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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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Thu - Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 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, it's always a great time!
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Premier Race Track

One the best venues for horseracing .Period. Variety of restaurants from burgers to fine dining. Some area require jackets and long pants for men. Food drink and ponies.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

One the best venues for horseracing .Period. Variety of restaurants from burgers to fine dining. Some area require jackets and long pants for men. Food drink and ponies.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

the season is about to open. if it's like in the past, it's a fun time in the sun. beautiful horses, live bands on friday nights. you can walk, walk, walk or just sit. watch your cash, it can go really fast. but a fun time.

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arlington heights, IL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a place for drunken gamblers. If that's you, enjoy. It's a lovely setting, especially on a nice day. They have "family days" on Sundays (with kids' activities), and thy have a "junior jockey club" for young ones, too, but you will be exposing your kids to a not so savory experience. Take them somewhere really family oriented on... More 

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ArlingtonIntl, Public Relations Manager at Arlington Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Arlington, though we're sorry to hear that you don't find us to be a family-friendly destination. We work hard to create an environment where anyone will feel welcome by keeping our facility and events up to the highest of standards. This is especially true with our Family Days on Sundays, as we take pride... More 

Dowagiac, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

First, you can't beat the walk from the commuter rail (it stops by the parking lot.) I had another event in Chicago that evening and decided to kill time by running up to Arlington and the trip was a breeze. I had never been to the track before and was very impressed-it's beautifully maintained, spacious, airy, with a lovely old-fashioned... More 

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Arlington Height, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

fun afternoon outdoors enjoying time with family and friends, listening to music and watching horse racing.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you have never been to a horse racing park then please go to Arlington... and if you have ever been then also please go to Arlington. This is a beautiful facility ran with class. I highly recommend buying a table or seats - the cost isn't much and it adds a lot to the experience.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I great up going to Arlington Park, so it has a soft spot in my heart. It's a great place to go on a summer day. While the food and beverage prices are a little high, it's still cheaper than going to a Cubs or Sox game. The option to take the Metra is great too! I also recommend having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoyed the afternoon watching horses, being in the sun and people watching. Had a beverage or two then went out to eat in downtown Arlington Heights. very nice afternoon

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Arlington Park Racetrack is one of the nicest in the US. Beautiful and well managed. Good luck selecting some winners.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a wonderful place to take the family. Get up close to the horses, see the beautiful landscape, there is live music, bring a picnic lunch, the children can ride a pony and a petting zoo area. Or just relax in the sun and place a few bets.

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