Plainridge Race Course
Plainridge Racecourse is a harness racetrack located approximately 30 miles southwest of Boston, Massachusetts, in the community of Plainville. The track opened on March 17, 1999 and has been running world-class standardbred horse racing ever since. It replaced Foxboro racetrack which was closed in 1997.
Plainridge Race Course Track Layout
The Plainridge Racecourse track is a 5/8-mile oval with spiral turns and was built in a classic European style. The track surface is made up of a gravel base with a stone dust composition that is topped with a screened stone dust layer.
Track History & Facts
The track consistently attracts the best pacers and trotters from all over North America who come with their top-ranked drivers and trainers. Plainridge Racecourse is home to a number of notable annual races including The Stan Bergstein Pace, the $25,000 Guy Smith Memorial Series Final and the $20,000 New England Classic. The crown jewel of the racing season at Plainridge is the $75,000 Bert Beckwith Memorial Pace that is traditionally run as part of the Labor Day Weekend program. Pacing horse legend Maltese Artist won the Bert Beckwith Memorial twice and also set the track speed record at 1:49.2 on September 5, 2005 during the Beckwith Pace.
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