A Look Back: Harness Racing at Arlington

By Mike Paradise Forty long years ago Arlington Park, the Midwest’s long-time premier thoroughbred racing facility, hosted back-to-back years of harness racing on its huge mile and one-eighth oval. Those Standardbred meets came in 1977 and 1978 at the northwest suburban facility in the village of Arlington Heights, Illinois. The harness racing meets came about … Continue reading A Look Back: Harness Racing at Arlington