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Roosevelt Raceway

Roosevelt Raceway was a road course used briefly for a revival of the Vanderbilt Cup races in the late 1930s.

The facility was converted to a harness track and operated for many years, before ultimately being converted into a shopping district.

New: 2019-12-26

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Track Facts

Latitude: 40.7439 Longitude: -73.5946 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The facility was constructed for a revival of the Vanderbilt Cup and the first race was held in 1936. The course was critizied for being slow, and a significantly revised course was used in 1937. An oval track was used briefly. The Vanderbilt Cup revival had onlly limited success and the facility was converted to a harness track.

Track Office

Track: Roosevelt Raceway Old Country Road Westbury NY 11514

Track Map

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