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Maywood Park Race Track

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too bad. the place has been closed down for quite awhile....

the track had a lot of attendees, exciting races, even some decent concession stands.... but has... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
dannyTheK
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Chicago, Illinois
Goodbye

As a result of the ridiculous budget stalemate in the crumbling state of Illinois, Maywood and... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2016
Abenture
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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible28%
27 Aug 2018
“Gone and forgotten”
14 Apr 2017
“too bad. the place has been closed down for quite awhile....”
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8600 W North Ave, Melrose Park, IL 60160-1615
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The racetrack has been abandoned for years and is an eyesore to the are. The only thing left positive is the old signs and neon signs which are dead as well. A shame the park and Kiddieland across the street are all gone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cpd6198
Reviewed 14 April 2017

the track had a lot of attendees, exciting races, even some decent concession stands.... but has all given way to some kind of semi-truck driving school.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank dannyTheK
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Maywood Park Race Track was certainly an iconic place for horse racing, especially harness racing. We went there for an afternoon, but we learned that Maywood Park Race Track was closed in January 2016, due to bankruptcy. .

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This was a great place to go for an evening out with the family. Kids liked to walk outside to the track and see the horses close up. Very sad day to see it close.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank DND456
Reviewed 3 February 2016

As a result of the ridiculous budget stalemate in the crumbling state of Illinois, Maywood and other tracks will be closing this year. Not a big gambler or player of the ponies, it was still a fun evening out and great place to host fundraisers...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Abenture
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Maywood Park race track has been around for many many years. My grandfather would take the family here growing up. There are live races every Thursday and Friday nights. Post time (when the races begin) is 7:10 pm. The races last through 10 pm. You...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Traveler-Brian-Chgo
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This place is fun for a couple hours or a full day! WHen I was little, I brought activities to do between each race. You bet on which horse you want to win, and in a few minutes, you see which one wins!

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Frank S
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