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Arlington Park news release

Contact: David Zenner


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Oct. 11, 2007) – Daily Herald handicapper and Arlington Park odds maker Joe Kristufek will be on hand “talking horses” at Trackside OTB locations on selected weekend days during October, November and December.

Kristufek, the leading public handicapper in money won seven of the last eight Arlington Park meets, will be available to answer questions and help fine tune your handicapping skills in a casual environment.

“I enjoy sharing handicapping theories and ideas with fans of all levels, particularly in a casual, interactive setting,” Kristufek said. “I'm looking forward to hanging out and enjoying Trackside OTB with people who love horseracing.”

The tour of Trackside OTBs begins this weekend with appearances at Trackside South Elgin 355 N. McLean Blvd., South Elgin, on Saturday and Trackside Chicago, 901 W. Weed Street, Chicago, on Sunday. Each appearance is scheduled to run from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

The complete tour schedule follows:

Saturday, Oct. 13 Trackside South Elgin 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 14 Trackside Chicago 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 Trackside Lockport 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 Trackside Waukegan 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 2 Trackside Homewood 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3 Trackside McHenry 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 17 Trackside Lockport 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 30 Trackside Hodgkins 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8 Trackside Hodgkins 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 15 Trackside Homewood 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

For addresses and directions, visit

Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – completed its 94-day meeting on 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





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