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North Memphis Driving Park

Firestone Blvd., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 10' 30.043092", -90° 2' 4.2045"
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The southwest corner of this mile harness track was here; its long axis ran northeastward. It was developed mainly by C.K.G. Billings. Here Ed Geers brought out many famous horses. Here, also Dan Patch made his record of 1.55 1/4, and here occurred the races for the Memphis Gold Cup. The most famous were between Lou Dillon and Major Delmar in 1903 and 1904.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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