Park Raceway, located at 1650 East Ten Mile
Hazel Park, Michigan, offers some of the best harness
racing action in the country.
Park carries the distinction of being the first 5/8ths
mile track in America, and it has attracted some
of the nation’s top drivers, trainers and horses
since its inaugural harness meet in 1953. The track
was a dual-breed facility from 1949 through 1984
and has hosted harness racing exclusively since 1985.
strong harness racing foundation coupled with a steady
influx of racing stables from across of the U.S.
and Canada has helped cement Hazel Park Raceway’s
status as among the industry’s best.
Park has hosted several major stakes events in recent
years, including the following:
C. Connors Trot
Hudock Memorial Pace
Park Track Facts
track’s speed rating is 2:00:3. The length
of the homestretch is 615’ while its width
is 80’. It can accommodate nine starters at
the Gate. The grandstand’s capacity is 9,200,
clubhouse capacity is 3,000 and parking capacity
is 8,000 vehicles.
track's record for live handle and attendance was
achieved on July 12, 1975 when 15,372 patrons wagered