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HIGH ROLLER
07-04-2004, 01:39 AM
hi, anyone ever stumble on this website, "a tribute to roosevelt raceway? its awesome

Tom
07-04-2004, 12:09 PM
Originally posted by HIGH ROLLER
hi, anyone ever stumble on this website, "a tribute to roosevelt raceway? its awesome

Got a link?

HIGH ROLLER
07-04-2004, 12:14 PM
hi tom

just put it in the search engine, i can also try to email you the page, by the way do you ever use htrf?

Zman179
07-10-2004, 11:52 AM
Yes, one of the guys that I know runs the RR memorial website. The e-mails are quite moving as people reminisce.

http://www.angelfire.com/ny2/sgtjeff/rr.html

HIGH ROLLER
07-10-2004, 12:42 PM
hi, i have emailed him many times he never responds?

ceejay
08-07-2004, 01:01 PM
I used to go there all the time. The memories....

Ragingmike
04-05-2005, 11:00 AM
for a list of great harness races available on DVD/Video check out www.Roosevelt-Raceway.com (http://www.Roosevelt-Raceway.com) - so many great pictures there as well

thonger10
04-06-2005, 01:25 AM
I remember Roosevelt. Went to Rutgers in central Jersey, and one week, I blew off an entire week of school to hit Roosevelt. Drove back and forth, everyday for a week. It was great. Remember it had the payoffs on the tote board, of the odds, etc. It was great! Remembered Carmine, Manzi and Lachance were there! Did you realize that Roosevelt Field nearby, was where Charles Lindberg took off with the Spirit of St. Louis when he flew across the Atlantic.:mad:

wilderness
04-06-2005, 06:31 PM
There was also (at one time) a Polo Field adjoining Roosevelt.
Damn if I can recall the name and I'm too lazy to dig for such trivia.
Have a picture of it though :)

Don

Overlay
04-06-2005, 07:55 PM
When I lived in Manhattan in the 1970's, I used to include Roosevelt, Yonkers, and the Meadowlands (which had just opened) in my racegoing, along with Aqueduct and Belmont. I found that post position was such a dominant factor at the half-milers (especially Roosevelt) that I could hold my own or even come out ahead considering very little else. I haven't played the harness races in many years now, but I still have good memories of those days.

wilderness
01-19-2008, 06:52 PM
Recent page additions:

http://www.mi-harness.net/trks/rr/index.html
http://www.mi-harness.net/trks/rr/roosevelt10th.html
http://www.mi-harness.net/trks/rr/rr121041.html
http://www.mi-harness.net/trks/rr/rr090942.html

Premier Turf Club
01-19-2008, 08:27 PM
First racetrack I ever went to, one Saturday night when I was 15. I worked at the flea market they had in the RR parking lot on Sunday mornings during college to make some extra money.

wilderness
01-19-2008, 08:39 PM
I was onlt there three times.
1973, 1986 & 87.
Day and night between 73 & 86.

wilderness
01-19-2008, 08:41 PM
There was also (at one time) a Polo Field adjoining Roosevelt.
Damn if I can recall the name and I'm too lazy to dig for such trivia.
Have a picture of it though :)

Don

The polo field was named "Hitchcock Field" .

PaceAdvantage
01-20-2008, 03:20 AM
First racetrack I ever went to, one Saturday night when I was 15. I worked at the flea market they had in the RR parking lot on Sunday mornings during college to make some extra money.Same here...first track I ever went to as well.....but I think I was 17 or thereabouts...

baseball3109
01-21-2008, 11:03 PM
I was reading the dedication site and noticed that the current Monticello Raceway announcer Howard Oil called the races unofficially. Just wondering if anyone ever saw him in action at Roosevelt. Thought it was a neat little tidbit of info.