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{n: Belmont Park, Belmont} a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Elmont on Long Island; site of the Belmont Stakes



{n: Churchill Downs} a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Louisville; site of the Kentucky Derby

{n: Pimlico} a racetrack for thoroughbred racing; site of the Preakness

{n: Tijuana} a Mexican city just south of San Diego on the Lower California peninsula; popular among American tourists for racetracks and bullfights

{n: cinder track} a racetrack paved with fine cinders

{n: crash barrier} a strong protective barrier that is erected around a racetrack or in the middle of a dual-lane highway in order to reduce the likelihood of severe accidents

{n: dirt track} a racetrack that is not paved

{n: grandstand} the audience at a stadium or racetrack

{n: homestretch} the straight stretch of a racetrack leading to the finish line

{n: mudder} a racehorse that runs well on a muddy racetrack

{n: racetrack tout} someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)

{n: racetrack, racecourse, raceway, track} a course over which races are run

{n: racing circuit, circuit} a racetrack for automobile races

{n: regular, habitue, fixture} a regular patron
"an habitue of the racetrack"
"a bum who is a Central Park fixture"

{n: speedway} a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles

{n: stooper} a person at a racetrack who searches for winning parimutuel tickets that have been carelessly discarded by others

{n: stretch} a straightaway section of a racetrack

{n: ticktack} system of signalling by hand signs used by bookmakers at racetracks

{n: tipster, tout} one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)

{n: track record} the fastest time ever recorded for a specific distance at a particular racetrack
"the track record for the mile and a half at Belmont is 2 minutes 24 seconds held by Secretariat since 1973"

{n: wire} the finishing line on a racetrack


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