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ARLINGTON PARK TO OFFER $100,000 GUARANTEED LATE PICK 4 ON MILLION PREVIEW DAY – SATURDAY, JULY 12
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 4, 2008) – Arlington Park will offer a $100,000 guaranteed Late Pick Four pool on Million Preview Day Saturday, July 12. The Late Pick Four, which has a $1 minimum wager, will cover the final four races on the program that gets underway at a special post time of 12:30 pm.
Three graded stakes races – the Grade II $250,000 American Derby, the Grade III $200,000 Arlington Handicap and the Grade III $150,000 Modesty Handicap – will be presented as part of the Million Preview Day card.
Each of the three races are scheduled to be run over Arlington’s world famous turf course and the guaranteed pool is only valid should all carded turf races included in the Late Pick 4 sequence remain on the turf.
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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