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ARLINGTON PARK RESERVED SEATS ON SALE NOW
The Tradition Returns with Mother's Day Weekend Opening
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (April 7, 2003) -- After serving as the host of the most successful Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships in history at the end of its 2002 season, Arlington Park begins the 2003 meet with a return to the tradition of opening on Mother's Day weekend.
Tickets and reservations for all dates during the 2003 season are now on sale for the 104-day live racing meet that will run from Friday, May 9 to Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003.
Reserved seats for major days including Opening Day (May 9), Mother's Day (May 11), Memorial Day (May 26), Father's Day (June 15), the Fourth of July (July 4), Labor Day (Sept. 1) and all other dates are available now through the Arlington Park Admissions office at 847/385-7427 or 847/385-7439. Box seats cost $5 while reserved seats are priced at $3, except for Arlington Million Day.
Reservations and seating for International Festival of Racing Day, featuring Illinois' only three Grade I races -- the Arlington Million, Beverly D. and Secretariat Stakes -- on Saturday, Aug. 16, also are available through Arlington's Admissions department. Reservations in the International Room are $100 while seating in the Million Room is $75 per person. Reserved seat prices for Million Day are -- $75 for clubhouse box seats, $50 for grandstand box seats, $20 for clubhouse reserved seats and $15 for grandstand reserved seats.
For information about Arlington Park season box seats, beginning at $1,100, contact Carla Fruhauf at 847/385-7780.
Arlington Park -- host to the record-breaking 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships and the Chicago area's premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. -- will run a 104-day meet in 2003 from Friday, May 9 through Saturday, Sept. 27. Arlington Park, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates six off-track, simulcast-wagering facilities - Trackside Arlington Park (Arlington Heights), Trackside Quad City Downs (East Moline), Trackside Chicago, Trackside Rockford, Trackside Waukegan and Longshots featuring Trackside OTB in South Elgin. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.
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