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“Great Way To Spend an Afternoon!”
Review of Arlington Park

Arlington Park
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We live in Peoria, where there isn't much to do! So we decided to take a road trip to the Windy City!
It was a beautiful, warm & sunny day! It was pleasant to sit outdoors & watch the races!

My husband & I came with our 2 daughters! The food was pricey, but we didn't expect any less!
The lines to cash in your winnings was long, but not unbearable!

We will definitely will come again soon & will parable bring friends!

Great way to spend an afternoon with family & friends!

Thank Shakazee
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Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Ahh
Beautiful to sit, eat, and watch the ponies. Big fun, delicious food and drink. Family friendly, yes it is

Thank likes2travel01955
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Arlington Park provided an enjoyable day for our entire family...the racing itself with plenty of wagering was, as always, exhilarating
The children also had fun with the many activities provided for them
The facility is clean, safe and has plenty of parking...a highly recommended activity for all age groups..

Thank marlowe
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Arlington in a beautiful racetrack. There is not a bad view of the track no matter where you sit. The food and beverages are high. We learned as we entered you can bring in your own cooler with food and pop/water.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Guests in town in the Chicago area - We recommend a day at Arlington Park. This venue is beautiful! Very clean and well run. Even if you don't like to bet on the horses, its a great place to get together. We always get a reserved box. At $12 a seat if's an inexpensive afternoon out. Fun to watch the races and plenty of time in between to socialize. Afterwards, Arlington Heights has many dining options in their downtown area.

Thank SEKIllinois
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