Economic Fuel: $78.23 million
Workers directly employed by Arlington Park and the racecourse’s restaurants earned $21.2 million in 2010.
At the same time, Arlington Park generated purse payments and fees – funds spent locally – totaling $22.2 million.
Payments to vendors servicing Arlington Park – additional funds spent locally – totaled $31.9 million in 2010.
Local capital improvements totaled $2.9 million.
Taken together, Arlington Park and related business pumped $78.3 million into the local economy in 2010.
Other payments to local government – for water, police and fire inspection services, and elevator inspection – totaled $290,000 in 2010.