[ reys-trak ]
/ ˈreɪsˌtræk /


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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British Dictionary definitions for race-track

/ (ˈreɪsˌtræk) /


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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