Definition of racetrack
: a usually oval course for racing
Recent Examples of racetrack from the Web
For the greyhounds running at Florida's dozen racetracks, a trip to the winner's circle also means a urine test.
The hill-climb course wasn’t conceived as a racetrack.
But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants to authorize gambling on sports at his state’s racetracks and Atlantic City casinos and argues PASPA unfairly blocks him from doing so.
On a recent Saturday, dozens of people lined up against the racetrack to watch the mini cars — about one-16th to one-10th the size of a full-sized vehicle — attempt to complete the course.
If passed, the law would allow New Jersey casinos and racetracks to offer gambling on individual professional and college sporting events.
This controversy centers on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s efforts to implement a state law that would enable New Jersey casinos and racetracks to offer sports wagering.
New Jersey voters amended the state constitution in 2011 to permit sports betting at casinos and racetracks while barring wagers on any collegiate events in the state.
Kyle Larson leads the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in points and puts that lead on the line at Sonoma Raceway, the racetrack closest to his childhood home of Elk Grove, California.
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First Known Use of racetrack
RACETRACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of racetrack for English Language Learners
: a track or course that is used for racing; especially : a track that is used for horse racing
RACETRACK Defined for Kids
Definition of racetrack for Students
: a usually oval course on which races are run
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