Nicolino's Trackside
Nicolino's Bar and Dining Room

Can't Make It To The Track?

Looking for a different kind of excitement? Nicolino's Trackside Off-Track Betting brings all the thrills and challenges of a day at the races right to McHenry! Conveniently located in northern Illinois, Nicolino's Trackside gets you close to the action without having to drive all the way to the track.

Nicolino's Trackside is open day and night, seven days a week, 364 days a year. You can watch and wager on the best races from Arlington Park as well as all Illinois' thoroughbred and harness tracks, plus races from across the country.

We feature all the races and complete wagering menus from our full schedule of tracks along with daily racing programs and information. Whether you are a first time player or a long-time racing fan, we can help get you started for an afternoon or evening of racing and wagering fun.

We are the place to wager on all the major races including the Arlington Million, the Illinois Derby, the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont, Calder's "Summit of Speed" and "Festival of the Sun", the Hollywood Gold Cup, the Breeders' Cup and harness racing's Breeders' Crown.

Nicolino's Trackside Features:

  • Over 40 plasma TVs
  • 17 tables with personal plasma TVs
  • Full-service restaurant and bar
  • 9 self-service terminals
  • Live mutuel teller
  • Free WiFi
  • ATM Machine
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