Arlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association jointly announced that they have agreed to new contract
for the 2012 race season.
Park’s opening day is Friday, May 4th. The program will feature 9 live races and will include all races from Churchill Downs featuring
the Kentucky Oaks. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. and first post is 3:00 p.m.
On Saturday, May 5th
doors open at 10:45 a.m. for the largest Kentucky Derby party outside
of Louisville. First
post is 12:15 p.m. for a nine-race card. Also, a full card of races
will be simulcast from Churchill which will be highlighted by the 138th running of the world-famous Kentucky Derby.