Arlington Park and the Chicago Bears?

Tuesday is the deadline for proposals when it comes to what could be headed to Arlington Park.

Developers and investors need to submit offers to the owners of Arlington International Racecourse, where a new Chicago Bears stadium might be built.

Currently, there are fewer than 10 prospective buyers who have serious proposals on the table when it comes to sealing the deal.

However, this, according to the village mayor is a soft deadline.

What that means is if the owner of the property Church Hill Downs isn’t entirely satisfied with what’s being offered, the redevelopment could be kicked down the road further.

The racetrack has been around for almost 100 years, with horseracing being a huge part of its history.

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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