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Contract Dispute Settled At Arlington Park Racetrack

A contract settlement has avoided a disruption of the season at the Arlington Park racetrack.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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Chicagoland’s Best Horse Racing Tracks

Horse racing tracks are a Chicago tradition than can be fun for family and friends. Why not check out some of the great tracks in the Chicagoland area?

11/02/2011

Michael Baze

Jockey Found Dead At Churchill Downs

Michael Baze, the 24-year old jockey who rode this year’s Kentucky Derby second-place finisher to his only win was found dead in his vehicle Tuesday at Churchill Downs.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

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Mayor Can Tolerate Slots; Fears Track Closure

Arlington Heights Village President Arlene Mulder is so worried that Arlington Park might close that she “can tolerate” slot machines at the track.

04/07/2011

Arlington Park

Former Groom Gets Probation For Fondling Horse

A former groom who fondled a female racehorse at Arlington Park Racetrack avoided prison Wednesday when a Cook County judge placed him on probation and ordered him to undergo counseling.

02/10/2011

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Debate Rages On Slot Machines At Racetrack

Opponents and supporters of slot machines at Arlington Park squared off at a public meeting Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010

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Slot Machines Coming To Arlington Racetrack?

The community will soon get to weigh in on a plan to install slot machines at the racetrack in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2010

More than 41,000 fans were on hand at Arlington Park to great the legendary racehorse Secretariat. (1973 File Photo/Daily Herald)

Secretariat: The Chicago Connection

The opening of the movie “Secretariat” is Thursday and tells the story of the legendary thoroughbred nation-grabbing Triple Crown win. But there is a local angle in the success of Secretariat.

WBBM Newsradio–10/07/2010