Less than 15 miles from the Comfort Suites Lombard - Addison
The Arlington International Racecourse officially opened in 1927, is located in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights. Originally founded as Arlington Park, the racecourse served as a venue for Chicago horseracing, a immensely popular sport since the 1830's. Arlington park has been describe as "the finest race track in the world". It was the first race track to have the public address system that broadcast real time events to its audience. It also opened the first electronic start system in 1940 and the largest circuit TV system in 1967.
The racecourse can hold up to 50,000 people and 2,000 horses. The park features Mr. D's Sports Bar a bar with a full menu that often runs a variety of promotions and special events. The racecourse also has a Ditika's restaurant. The park has a gift shop on location as well.
The Arlington International Racecourse has a junior jockey club that is free for children ages 4-17 to join. The park offers group rates for special events. You can purchase tickets online on the Arlington International Racecourse ticket tab. Generally, if you purchase your tickets online, you can access the park 15 minutes earlier than the general public.
The Arlington Racecourse offers free parking, $5.00 for preferred parking, and $10.00 for valet parking. The park also enforces rules about what you can bring inside the racecourse, a dress code policy, and their wheelchair service policy.
The racecourse is less than 15 miles from the Comfort Suites Lombard - Addison Hotel located in Lombard, IL. We are the perfect, affordable accomodation to stay with while visiting the park!
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