Greenwood Raceway in the 1980s & 2022

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2022/1980s – Greenwood Raceway/old Woodbine Racetrack was once located in The Beaches neighbourhood of Toronto. The vast property was bordered by Woodbine Ave to the east, Lake Shore Blvd E to the south, Coxwell Ave to the west, with Eastern Ave and Queen St E to the north.

When present-day Woodbine in Etobicoke opened in 1956, Woodbine Racetrack on Queen St E was renamed “old” Woodbine. In 1963, the Old Woodbine Racetrack was renamed Greenwood. In 1993, the Ontario Jockey Club streamlined their operations and closed Greenwood. The site had been home to horseracing for 119 years.

Today, Woodbine Park is the west portion of the former racetrack’s property. It features wetlands, gardens, naturalized meadows and an amphitheatre. The eastern part of the site is residential housing.

2022/1980s - Greenwood Raceway/old Woodbine Racetrack was once located in The Beaches neighbourhood of #Toronto. The vast property was bordered by Woodbine Ave to the east, Lake Shore Blvd E to the south, Coxwell Ave to the west, with Eastern Ave and Queen St E to the north. When present-day Woodbine in Etobicoke opened in 1956, Woodbine Racetrack on Queen St E was renamed “old” Woodbine. In 1963, the Old Woodbine Racetrack was renamed Greenwood. In 1993, the Ontario Jockey Club streamlined their operations and closed Greenwood. The site had been home to horseracing for 119 years. Today, Woodbine Park is the west portion of the former racetrack’s property. It features wetlands, gardens, naturalized meadows and an amphitheatre. The eastern part of the site is residential housing
2022/1980s – Greenwood Raceway/old Woodbine Racetrack was once located in The Beaches neighbourhood of Toronto (Google Maps & City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 384, Item 23)
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