Definition of racetrack in US English:

racetrack

noun

  • 1A ground or track for horse or dog racing.

    • ‘In return, racetracks are able to track betting patterns and gain marketing information.’
    • ‘Related storms caused extensive damage and killed horses at a racetrack in Kentucky.’
    • ‘This is not a new situation for Texas's owners, trainers, breeders, and racetrack operators.’
    • ‘The association plans to open another stud farm and racetrack by 2004.’
    • ‘The largest obstacles to a comprehensive racing bill are the differing interests of greyhound and horse racetracks.’
    • ‘His goal is to reduce the number of catastrophic injuries to horses on the racetrack.’
    • ‘Already there is a museum and a horse racetrack, and last year more than 30,000 tourists visited the desolate area.’
    • ‘If my mares produce successful horses on the racetrack then obviously they'll be worth a lot more money, which is why I'm doing it in the long run.’
    • ‘Plans call for the demolition of the racetrack and grandstand to provide the necessary space for expansion.’
    • ‘Thousands of horses compete at racetracks and at showjumping, eventing, dressage, carriage driving, long distance riding, pony and leisure events.’
    • ‘Soon, he may even take over management of a horse racetrack.’
    • ‘Considering that most fans watch the races on TV rather than from the stands, the racetrack will make or break the reputation of an event.’
    • ‘Some minutes after the officials put the green light and the winning bets were paid, rumors about the identity of the winning horse grew at the racetrack.’
    • ‘But trading options is more like betting on horses at the racetrack.’
    • ‘A new all-weather racing surface was installed at the racetrack in 1997 and a new kennel area was built in 1995.’
    • ‘The move was necessary due to a need for larger stables and paddocks, a training area for a mechanical horse, a full racetrack, and living quarters for out-of-town students.’
    • ‘His experiences include evaluating and rehabilitating horses from the racetracks.’
    • ‘A hotwalker is the name given to the guy at a racetrack who walks hot horses around in a circle to cool them down.’
    • ‘An artificial hoof attached to a machine that mimics the pounding of a horse's stride may help researchers discover the safest racetrack surface material for horses.’
    horse racing, racing, the racing world
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    1. 1.1 A track for auto racing.
      • ‘When they got to a brand-new racetrack, surprisingly everybody adapted to the track.’
      • ‘The series is so competitive that an extra second on a pit stop or getting through traffic on the racetrack can mean the difference between finishing first or fourth.’
      • ‘The changes to the racetrack are very positive.’
      • ‘It's truly the best race in the world and the best racetrack in the world.’
      • ‘Obviously, winning the first race last year seemed like it all came together, but there's a lot more to it than just the results on the racetrack.’
      • ‘‘No matter what happens on the racetrack, I know that I'll always get some words of advice,’ he said.’
      • ‘It's not a single-groove racetrack any longer.’
      • ‘With multiple cars tightly packed around racetracks, increased visibility was a natural modification.’
      • ‘You've built racetracks, you've run racetracks, you've been a part of leagues.’
      • ‘There are three simple rules - don't hit anything, don't break anything and keep the car on the racetrack.’
      • ‘The disadvantage is if you don't have them working with you, they know everything you are doing so they have the same possibility and they can take a place in the racetrack from you.’
      • ‘Nascar has installed more scoring loops around the racetracks to get a more accurate read on the position of racecars.’
      • ‘So a racetrack like Milwaukee, being another track that's fairly short and not really steeply banked, it ought to be a pretty difficult place to race?’
      • ‘It's a tough racetrack, and qualifying is very important.’
      • ‘It all adds up to a difficult day on the racetrack.’
      • ‘It kind of indicated a couple of times that maybe you missed the competitive atmosphere of the racetrack and the track side. Is that what led you to leave the booth and to definitely get back to racing more on a competitive basis?’
      • ‘Our members are statistically amongst the safest people with whom to share a racetrack, with consistently fewer incidents and therefore more track time.’
      • ‘This place is probably the best-maintained racetrack on the circuit.’
      • ‘Silverstone racetrack was the stage for a brand new racing car yesterday.’
      track, running track, course
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Pronunciation

racetrack

/ˈreɪsˌtræk//ˈrāsˌtrak/