- a plot of ground, usually oval, laid out for horse racing.
- the course for any race.
Origin of racetrack
First recorded in 1855–60
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It is wonderful, the faith of the racetrack gamblers in a tip!The Preacher of Cedar Mountain
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I'm goin' to peddle my way back home, then git a payin' job at the racetrack.Sandy
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"You never saw a rail as high as that except around a racetrack," he muttered.The Amateur
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- a circuit or course, esp an oval one, used for motor racing, speedway, etc
- Also called: racecourse mainly US and Canadian a long broad track, usually of grass, enclosed between rails, and with starting and finishing points marked upon it, over which horses are raced
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