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Arlington Park

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Address: 2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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+1 847-385-7500
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Thu 13:15 - 19:15
Fri 14:45 - 20:45
Sat 13:15 - 19:15
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Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington...

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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A great afternoon

Fathers' Day is our favorite time to visit Arlington. We go with our children, their spouses, and our grandchildren. We like to get a couple private boxes out in the grandstand... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Inverness, Illinois
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Inverness, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fathers' Day is our favorite time to visit Arlington. We go with our children, their spouses, and our grandchildren. We like to get a couple private boxes out in the grandstand and watch the races. We enjoy doing some light betting, but that is not a must. All in all, Arlington is a great place to visit.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Above average track, good bar food, drinks and great place for family outing. Sit outside or inside, l prefer to be out.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We have gone many times. Last time we really enjoyed sitting outside under the umbrellas close to the horses. They said there was a reservation fee but it seemed like a consumption minimum which was easily met

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Wheeling, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can pick knick on the grass or my favorite is the million room, dress required. Great burgers, salads, breads, Deserts and more. White linen cloth tables. Bring your $2 a race for a total of 9 races. Pick your number or color On your horse. Win or lose a great date, or day with the family.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Scuzzy race track - low lives inhabit the place. Beer swilled by smelly trailer trash - the stench of stale tobacco everywhere. Phooey. I'd never go back on a bet.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great price for Seniors Day. Specials in the restaurant as well. Not too crowded. Beautiful facility. A great inexpensive day out depending on what you bet.

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Ansbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place - I was here with some colleagues to "run" in the morning - really hard for my because I'm totally out of shape :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went to go see the horse , my 15 year old has never seen horse races. She love seeing the horses up close. Food is OK better to bring your own.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Besides the beauty of the place, it seems very organized. The people who work there seem very friendly It is great to relax and see every thing.

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Largo, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I've owned and raced horses for many years, but this place takes the cake. Thought I'd stop in for a visit. Arrived at noon, parking lot had a fair going on, and a sign directed me to another entrance. Drove around to the other entrance, and it was locked. Drove back to the 1st entrance, and found a fellow who... More 

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