Harold Park
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Harold Park Paceway was a harness racing track in Glebe until 17 December 2010 when it was closed to become a housing complex with 1250 residential dwellings It was around 120 years old when it closed, it was founded in 1902 it was first know as Forest Lodge The track was also known as Epping up until 1929 but due to confusion with the name of the suburb the name was changed to Harold Park It was a half-mile track The Miracle Mile is the signature race at Harold Park Circuit since starting in 1967. On 13 February 1960, The "mighty atom" Caduceus from New Zealand defeated Australia's Apmat in the final of the Inter Dominion. This was in front of a a world record crowd of 50,346. This was one of the defining races of Harold Park Races were run over different distances of 1,760m, 2,160m, 2,565m & 2,965m
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