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 The O'l Red Mile  !     

Ladies Day The Red Mile is a one mile harness racing track that has been around since 1875. The track was modernized and opened for night racing in 1962. It doesn't get the recognition of it's rich thoroughbred cousins in Kentucky, but is still highly regarded in the standardbred world. The Red Mile is also known for it's historic round barn, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The barn is still used for private events.

The Red Mile Ad The Red Mile is named for the red clay dirt that makes up the racing surface of the track.  

 The Red Mile is one of seventeen stops on the prestigious Grand Circuit a series of harness races with purses in the millions. It has also hosted several short quarter horse meets since the late

 In 2011 the Red Mile hosted it's normal racing dates and the fore mentioned Grand Circuit Week. It was also scheduled to  run a short quarter horse meet, but that was cancelled due to the lack of horses.

The Red Mile Ad in 2012 The Red Mile enjoyed another good season of regular and Grand Circuit racing. No quarter horse meet was offered, but a trotting under saddle race was run. Racing under saddle is a popular hybrid of trotter races run in Europe. The driving title was won by Tyler Smith.

The Red Mile concluded another year of racing in 2014. The premier event was Grand Circuit Week, which brought a close to the season.