Track Specifications

Aerial View of Woodbine Racetrack
Aerial View of Woodbine Racetrack
Woodbine Racetrack - Main Polytrack Course
  • 1 mile oval (2 furlong, 7 furlong chutes)
  • 85 feet wide
  • 6% banking on turns
  • Distance from 6 furlong start to first turn; 1,650 feet
  • Distance from 1 1/16 mile start to first turn; 705 feet
  • Distance from 1 1/8 start to first turn; 1,035
  • Distance from 1 1/4 start to first turn ; 1,695 feet
  • Distance from final turn to finish line; 975
Polytrack Surface
  • 7 inches of Polytrack
  • Silica sand, rubber, fiber and wax
  • 3 inches of Macadam below cushion
  • 3' stone
  • Vertical drainage system
Woodbine Racetrack - E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • 1 1/2 miles with a 1 1/8 mile chute
  • Homestretch 100 feet wide. Backstretch 120 feet wide
  • 4% banking on turns
  • Turf track raises 3 feet from start of first turn to start of backstretch
  • Turf tracks falls 6" in length of back stretch. Turf track falls 2'6" through far turn
  • Distance from final turn to finish line: 1,440 feet
  • Turf (Kentucky Bluegrass)
  • 12" sandy growing medium
  • 4" drainage layer
  • Clay base
Standardbred Track
  • Length of homestretch: 976 feet
  • Width of homestretch: 85 feet
  • Starters behind the gate: 10
  • Hubrail: No
  • Crushed limestone base, traprock surface
View of the Grandstands
View of the Grandstands


Woodbine Racetrack - Basic Physical Data
Main Entrance of Woodbine Racetrack
Main Entrance of Woodbine Racetrack
Grounds
  • Area of site: 650 acres
  • Parking capacity: 14,700
  • Facilities Provided
  • Largest attendance: 42,243 (Thoroughbred); 7,266 (Standardbred)
  • Trackside dining: 680 other dining: 1,000
  • Total seating capacity: 12,000
  • Closed circuit monitors: 500 plus
  • Dining areas: several, from fine-dining to concession areas

Stable Area
  • Barns: 40
  • Stabling capacity: 2,170 stalls