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RacetrackLocationOpenedClosedNotesSource (link)
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Birmingham Turf ClubAL19871994http://articles.latimes.com/1987-08-09/sports/sp-548_1_race-track
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Oaklawn ParkAR1905
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Essex ParkAR1904"ran meetings in 1904 & 1905 and one day in 1917 – track burned to ground next day and meeting was moved to Oaklawn." Comment
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Little Rock AR1890sDRF, 1899-1-18
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Arizona DownsAZ1948
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Fairgrounds AZ1938
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PhoenixAZ1938
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Prescott DownsAZ1960
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Rillito ParkAZ1950sPima County Fairhttp://www.thepepper.com/tucson_horse_racing.html
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Sportsmans's ParkAZ1943
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Tucson Turf ClubAZ1953Rillito Race Track until1967
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Turf ParadiseAZ1956
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Yavapai DownsAZ2010
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Ascot ParkCA19031908Los AngelesARM 1920
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Bay MeadowsCA19342008
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Del MarCA1937
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Del MonteCAMontery Jockey ClubARM 1920
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FairplexCA1933
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FresnoCA1935
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Golden Gate FieldsCA1941
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Hollywood ParkCA19382013
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Humbolt FairCA
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Ingleside CA18951905San Francisco, CA - Pacific Coast Jockey Clubhttp://colinsghost.org/2011/02/ingleside-race-track-in-san-francisco-1895-1905.html
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Los AlamitosCA1951
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Oakland ParkCA1911Emeryville. "track dismantled in 1915" . Cal Jock Club
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PleasantonCA1939
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SacramentoCA1935
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Santa RosaCA1936
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SolanoCA1951
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Santa Anita Park #1CA19071909http://colinsghost.org/2008/10/santa-anita-park-1907-1909.html
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Santa Anita Park #2CA1934
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Sonoma FairCA
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StocktonCA1934
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TanforanCA18991964
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Arapahoe ParkCO1984
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CentennialCO19501983http://www.littletongov.org/history/othertopics/centennial.asp
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Overland ParkCO1915Denver
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Pikes Peak MeadowsCO1965?Fountain, CO. Current site of an auto race track
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Delaware ParkDE1937
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Dover DownsDE1969?Not sure what year they stopped racing thoroughbreds
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Calder Race CourseFL1971
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Fort MiamiFL19521957
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Gulfstream ParkFL1939
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Hialeah ParkFL19252001
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Maumee DownsFL1958
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Montcrief ParkFL1911JacksonvilleARM 1920
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Ocala FL
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Tampa Bay DownsFL1926originally Florida Downs to Sunshine Park in 1965 to TBD 1980
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Tropical ParkFL19311972http://is.gd/Qb1kUV | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_Park_Race_Track
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Seminole DownsFL
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Piemont ParkGA1870s1895Atlanta -- Did they race t-breds here?http://www.tunspan.com/cutsheets/parks_recreation/Piedmont_Park_Active_Oval.pdf
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Prairie MeadowsIA1989
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Coeur d'AleneID
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Gem County FairgroundsID1964http://www.wageringresource.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69&Itemid=111
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Eastern Idaho State FairID1964http://www.wageringresource.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69&Itemid=111
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Idaho DownsID19702008Former Les Bois Parkhttp://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/horse-racing-off-track/Content?oid=1377339
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Pocatello DownsID
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Rupert DownsID
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Sandy DownsID
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AuroraIL1930?1932Exposition Park Jockey ClubDRF 1928-4-30 | http://is.gd/CSkXwv
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Arlington Park #1IL1985http://www.arlingtonpark.com/node/1811
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Arlington Park #2IL
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Balmoral DownsIL19261991Lincoln fields until 1955http://www.harnessracing.biz/balmoral-park-harness-racing.html
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Dexter Park ClubIL18681877Vosburgh
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Driving ParkIL18641864ChicagoVosburgh, "met for four days in September" where "racing was begun in Chicago"
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Cahokia DownsIL19541980
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East Moline DownsIL19731970s?Short lived as a thoroughbred track, mostly harness racing
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Fairmount ParkIL1925Collinsville - Fairmount Jockey Club
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HawthorneIL1891
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Harlem ParkIL18941904Chicago. located in Harlem, Illinois (currently Forest Park, Illinois)ARM 1920 "track dismantled"
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SpringfieldIL18641864Vosburgh "gave a meeting of six days in November"
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Sportsmans's ParkIL19322003http://is.gd/sInCit ||| http://is.gd/9Pla0q
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Washington Park #1IL18831905
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Washington Park #2IL19261977
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Worth Race TrackILlate 19th c.1911?http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/h?ammem/cdn:@field(NUMBER+@band(ichicdn+s000013))
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Hoosier ParkIN1994
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Indiana DownsIN2002
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Sheffield IN1890s1890sSheffield Jockey ClubDRF, http://is.gd/4PYrNY
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WoodlandsKS19892008http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Woodlands_(race_track)
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Audobon ParkKY1950s1980sHenderson, KY
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Churchill DownsKY1875
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Douglas Park KY19131920sLouisvilleARM 1920
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Ellis ParkKY1922Dade Park until 1955
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KeenelandKY1936
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Lexington - KJCKY18261933Kentucky Jockey Club
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Kentucky DownsKY1990originally named the Dueling Grounds Race Track
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Latonia #1KY18831939
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Miles ParkKY19561975Fairgrounds Speedway until 1958, Commonwealth in 1974http://www.wageringresource.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82&Itemid=111
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RacelandKY19241928
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Turfway ParkKY1959Latonia until 1986, approx 10 miles from original Latonia
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Woodlawn ParkKY18601870http://www.woodlawnpark.com/index.php/city-information/woodlawn-park-history.html
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Delta DownsLA1973
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Evangeline DownsLA1966
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Fair GroundsLA1873
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Metarie Race TrackLA18531872New Orleans
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Jefferson Downs #1LA19571965Located at the current Lafreniere Park http://lafrenierepark.org/http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/new-orleans-know-it-all/Content?oid=1249435
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Jefferson Downs #2LA19711992Located in Kenner, different location then the originalhttp://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/new-orleans-know-it-all/Content?oid=1249435
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Jefferson ParkLA19171929?
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Louisiana DownsLA1974
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