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Review of Arlington Park

Arlington Park
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Owner description: Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began Thoroughbred racing on October 13, 1927, when more than 20,000 fans braved the cold weather to celebrate the event in high style. Since then, Arlington International has become a social destination and perfect summer hangout to watch and wager on the amazing sport of Thoroughbred horse racing! Arlington offers beautiful venues for everything from corporate outings to reunions to weddings, and it's the ideal spot for groups of friends to catch-up, watch the ponies and meet new people. From Miller Lite Party in the Park on Friday, to Miller Lite Horses & Hops on Saturdays, to Sunday Family Days presented by Daily Herald and Lipton Iced Tea, it's always a great time!
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I have been here several times, and honestly, since the fire and rebuild several years ago, this is a pretty, well-maintained, fun, family environment. They often have special events, too. The racing is fast and beautiful, and lacks the seedy feeling one often gets at the track. Instead, it's a lovely day in the sunshine.

Thank HuckFann
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Was invited by a vendor of ours, for several years in a row now. Never miss it, always have a great time; never had a bad day, even when I lost money betting on the ponies. Now I go with my brother and husband, and have even gone on Mothers Day, opening day.

Thank sisters2011
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This place is fantastic for a work outing. We have a group of 140 and this place has it all - you're outside, there is food & drinks, you can bet or not - it seems to be fun for all.

Thank CDFisher
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

If you like horses and betting, this is the place for you. You can sit on the lawn, reserve a tent for a group, or sit in the stands, box areas and enjoy fine dining in the dining area. We had food served in a large tent we reserved. The Mac and cheese, eggplant parmigiana and desserts were great. Overall the food was good! It was a nice way to watch the races on a hot, sunny day. Fun for people of all ages.

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Love the family vibe and the ability to bring a group for an outing. Fun to meet up with others and helps if the weather cooperates. Clean and easy to access !

Thank Jenni V
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