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FRIDAY POST MOVES TO 2:30 P.M. IN SEPTEMBER
Miller Lite Party in the Park Continues Through Meet’s End
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Aug. 30, 2007) – Arlington Park officials announced that post time will be a half-hour earlier than usual at 2:30 p.m. for the final two Friday cards of the season, Sept. 7 and Sept. 14.
The post time shift is being made to allow Arlington to continue to card 10 races each Friday despite dwindling daylight hours.
The popular Miller Lite Party in the Park will continue into September with live classic rock by Luna Blu on Sept. 7 and great '50s rock, soul and jazz by Steve Arvey and the Saxtells.
Arlington’s racing season continues through Sunday, Sept. 16 with live racing Wednesday through Sunday, plus Labor Day Monday. Post time is 1 p.m. except Friday when the first race is set for 2:30 p.m.
Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run a 94-day meet in 2007 from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, Sept. 16. Arlington Park, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates nine off-track, simulcast-wagering facilities: Trackside Arlington Park (Arlington Heights), Trackside Chicago, Trackside Quad City Downs (East Moline), Trackside Rockford, Trackside Waukegan, Fat Sam’s Bar & Grill featuring Trackside OTB in Lockport, Lucky’s featuring Trackside OTB in South Elgin, Nicolino’s featuring Trackside OTB in McHenry and The Inferno featuring Trackside OTB in South Beloit. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.
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