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Arlington Park

Arlington International Racecourse news release

Contact: David Zenner


Stanley Cup
Chicago Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville poses with the Stanley Cup and Arlington regulars - Photo courtesy Four Footed Fotos
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 6, 2013) – After throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field, Chicago Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville made a beeline to one of his favorite places - Arlington International Racecourse - and brought along the Stanley Cup.

Quenneville first showed off the Cup to the crowd from the Suite level after the 8th race and then brought one of the most famous trophies in all of sports to the winner's circle after the ninth race where Arlington staff and jockeys posed with the Cup.

Always a crowd pleaser, Quenneville then showed off the Cup to the fans gathered on both sides of the winner's circle.

Arlington International Racecourse – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run an 89-day meet in 2013 from Friday, May 3 through Sunday, Sept. 29. Arlington International Racecourse, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates 10 off-track, simulcast-wagering facilities – Trackside Arlington Park (Arlington Heights), Trackside Quad City Downs (East Moline), Trackside Waukegan, Joe’s Bar on Weed Street featuring Trackside Chicago, Tavern on North featuring Trackside Villa Park, Shooters Bar & Grill at Don Carter Lanes featuring Trackside Rockford, Stanley’s Ale House featuring Trackside OTB in South Elgin, Nicolino’s featuring Trackside OTB in McHenry, Trackside OTB in Hodgkins and Sam’s Triple Crown featuring Trackside Orland Hills. Information on Arlington International Racecourse can be found online at, on Facebook at and, and on Twitter at @Arlington_Park for the latest happenings, @arlingtonracing for the latest racing news and @tracksideotb for all things pertaining to off-track wagering.


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