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Contact: David Zenner
MORE THAN $25,000 IN HIGH-5 POOL FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 27 ALSO EARLY PICK FOUR CARRYOVER OF $10,580
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (June 26, 2008) – There will be a two carryovers to greet Friday race fans at Arlington Park. The $1 High 5 wager will have a carryover pool of $25,440 heading into the day’s final race and the total pool on that wager is estimated to reach in excess of $40,000. Earlier in the day, there will be a $10,580 carryover into the early Pick Four pool and that pool is expected to reach $30,000.
First post on Friday is 2:30 pm (CDT). Post time for the day’s second race, the first leg of the Early Pick Four, is scheduled for 2:56 pm while the 10th race post time is slated for 7:03 pm Central.
Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run a 96-day meet in 2008 from Friday, May 2 through Sunday, Sept. 21. Arlington Park, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates 11 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, The Inferno featuring Trackside OTB in South Beloit, Rookies featuring Trackside OTB in Homewood and Salerno-Pincente Ristorante featuring Trackside OTB in Hodgkins. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.
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