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Arlington Park

Arlington Park news release

Contact: David Zenner


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Il. (June 9, 2011) – While it’s not possible to fight Mother Nature, Arlington Park has found a way to ease the pain when bad weather creeps into your plans by offering a last minute “$5 Rainy Day Discount” on selected inclement weather days.

If it is raining in the morning hours on selected days, Arlington management will activate an online-only “$5 Rainy Day Discount” ticket for a limited amount of time that includes General Admission into the track and your choice of a burger and beer or soda (20 oz.) combo meal or a hot dog and beer or soda (20 oz.) combo meal from Cobey’s Food Court. Each package offers more than $15 in value.

The “$5 Rainy Day Discount” ticket is valid exclusively online and the offer is only valid on the date of the Rainy Day ticket purchase. The food voucher must be redeemed by 5:30 pm.

Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run an 86-day meet in 2011 from Friday, May 6 through Sunday, Sept. 25. 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, Silk and Sulkies 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


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