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Makin Tracks: There Won’t Be Another Day at the Fairgrounds – DTD Exclusive

By BILL FOLEY Walking past Casey Shuman’s Silver Crown car I noticed “Ascot” t-shirts hanging there for sale. Growing up a national poll said the top three short tracks in America were Ascot Park, Williams Grove and Oswego. As a kid I dreamed of seeing Ascot Park, but California was so far away that there was no way I was ever going to get there. By the time I was able to afford it, Ascot was gone. During the past weekend I ran, wrote, watched and enjoyed, but I never had a chance to reflect. I have watched the death…More