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SC Rewind: Name That Track

Published: November 20, 2021 12:57 pm ET

Last Comment: November 25, 2021 12:45 pm ET | 16 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

This week's Rewind is another version of 'Picture Parade' and Robert Smith has assembled a group of photographs of mainly old racetracks.

As usual you the viewers can look over the collection and try your luck at identifying them. Name one or name them all.

This theme was used in a previous Picture Parade but none of the photographs have ever been used as far as I know.

#1 - Can you name the location of this well used grandstand? Like many spots it is not the first such structure of its kind to stand at this location.


#2 - This picture might have a few clues in it so I won't add any more. If you study it real closely you can see somebody is hard at work.


#3 - Does this spot look a bit familiar? It's not there anymore. Give us your best guess.


#4 - This looks like a pretty snazzy setup. Can you identify the location?


#5 - I have been to the first four but never visited this one. It's a little farther east than my travels have taken me.


#6 - A vintage Caddy leads the horses with a pretty large structure in the background. Any ideas, if so let us know. Definitely not a small town setting.


#7 - Can you figure out the location of this U.S. track? It was said to be the model for a modern day Canadian track.


#8 - This rather picturesque setting graced the program cover at this location for many years. Any good guesses?


#9 - No grandstand in this photo from 50 years ago but maybe the neighbourhood in the background will help in the identification process.


#10 - This looks like a window washer's dream. Can you come up with the answer as to where it is located?


Bonus Photo: Who might this young lad be? Should be an easy one.

Quote For The Week: "An angel in the house they say, will guard your family night and day."

November 25, 2021 - 12:45 pmThis week's pictures again

This week's pictures again failed to stump the experts but I think it took some extra work to figure them out. The correct answers were as follows:

# 1 - Leamington Raceway. Probably the third or fourth grandstand on that property over three centuries.
# 2 - Pompano Park, Fla.
# 3 - Garden City, St. Catharines, Ont.
# 4 - Wolverine Raceway in Livonia, Michigan
# 5 - Summerside, P.E.I. during Lobsterfest
# 6 - Foxboro Downs, located between Boston and Providence, R.I .
# 7 - Scioto Downs in Columbus, Ohio. Rideau Carleton stand followed their design
# 8 - Dresden Raceway
# 9 - London's Western Fair track
# 10 - Quebec City

The bonus picture was correctly identified by several as Larry Walker. Thanks folks for joining in and making the effort worthwhile.

November 23, 2021 - 10:54 am1) Goderich 5) Charlottetown

1) Goderich
5) Charlottetown or Summerside
9) Western Fair

November 22, 2021 - 9:06 pm1. Leamington 2. Pompano 3.

1. Leamington
2. Pompano
3. Garden city
4. DRC
6. Foxboro
7. Scioto
9. Western fair
10. Quebec City

November 22, 2021 - 9:49 am1) Elmira 3) Blue Bonnets 6)

norm Files SAID...

1) Elmira
3) Blue Bonnets
6) HazelPark
7) Scioto
9) London

Larry Walker

November 22, 2021 - 7:29 am1.Elmira 2.Pompano 3.Garden

1.Elmira
2.Pompano
3.Garden City
4.somewhere out west
5.Maritimes track
6.Hazel Park
7.Scioto
8.Hanover
9.Western Fair
10.Quebec track
Larry Walker (greenwood)

November 21, 2021 - 5:25 pm4, Detroit Race Track

Sheldon Rose SAID...

4, Detroit Race Track

November 21, 2021 - 5:12 pm#4 Hazel Park

#4 Hazel Park

November 21, 2021 - 1:57 pm6. i will take a shot with

Jack Darling SAID...

6. i will take a shot with Sportsmans Park, Chicago

November 20, 2021 - 11:39 pm5. Summerside Raceway in

5. Summerside Raceway in P.E.I. - I have that same photo/postcard in my collection...

November 20, 2021 - 9:17 pm8 is Windsor Raceway

8 is Windsor Raceway

November 20, 2021 - 9:15 pmFirst one looks like

First one looks like Woodstock Raceway. Visited it a few months back, sad to see the condition it is in today.

Second, Pompano

Third. Garden City raceway

Nine. London Western Fair.

November 20, 2021 - 7:27 pm01) leamington raceway 02)

01) leamington raceway
02) pompano park
03) garden city raceway
04) Greenwood raceway
05) Elmira raceway
06) bluebonnets raceway
07) siota raceway
08) Dresden raceway
09) western fair
10) caddot park
11) Larry walker at Greenwood raceway

November 20, 2021 - 4:38 pmI don't recognize any of the

John Vance SAID...

I don't recognize any of the tracks but am very sure I recognize Larry Walker. What a set of hands. Thanks Robert, and everyone keep safe.

November 20, 2021 - 3:13 pmGreat pictures of the old

Bert Clish SAID...

Great pictures of the old grandstands.
no.5 Charlottetown driving Park, P.E.I. many years ago
no.7 Scioto Downs, Columbus,

November 20, 2021 - 1:59 pmPicture #1 is Clinton Raceway

Picture #1 is Clinton Raceway

November 20, 2021 - 1:46 pm#2 POMPANO PARK #9 WESTERN

kent benson SAID...

#2 POMPANO PARK
#9 WESTERN FAIR
BONUS PICTURE IS Larry Walker


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