Arlington Park news release
Contact: David Zenner
FRIDAY POST TIME MOVES TO 2 PM SEPT. 3, 10, 17; SPECIAL 1 PM POST FRIDAY, SEPT. 24
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 29, 2010) – With daylight diminishing, race fans and horsemen are reminded that post time on Friday moves up one hour to 2 pm Central time on Sept. 3. The 2 pm post time will remain in effect the following two Fridays – Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 – as well.
In addition, post time for the final Friday of the season, Sept. 24, will move up to 1 pm Central time in order to allow Arlington Park to host a special after-racing event which will be announced in the coming days.
Post times for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday programs remain unchanged at 1 pm Central time.
Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run a 91-day meet in 2010 from Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, Sept. 26. 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 Waukegan, Shooters Bar & Grill at Don Carter Lanes featuring Trackside Rockford, 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, Tad’s Sports Bar & Grill featuring Trackside OTB in South Beloit, Salerno-Pincente Ristorante featuring Trackside OTB in Hodgkins and Sundance Saloon featuring Trackside OTB in Waukegan. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.