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Greenwood Goes into the history books. nwood racetrack celebrated its 100th anniversary rday and a lot of the fans came dressed as they d have in 1875; when the track and a roadhouse were built several miles east of Toronto for $19;000. George C. Hendrie; honorary president of the Ontario Jockey Club; unveiled a plaque declaring the track a historic landmark. It was called Woodbine until 1956; when present Woodbine opened. The Queen's Plate was raced under its stately elms. Open in full size

Greenwood Goes into the history books. nwood racetrack celebrated its 100th anniversary rday and a lot of the fans came dressed as they d have in 1875; when the track and a roadhouse were built several miles east of Toronto for $19;000. George C. Hendrie; honorary president of the Ontario Jockey Club; unveiled a plaque declaring the track a historic landmark. It was called Woodbine until 1956; when present Woodbine opened. The Queen's Plate was raced under its stately elms.

Picture, 1975, English

Greenwood Goes into the history books. nwood racetrack celebrated its 100th anniversary rday and a lot of the fans came dressed as they d have in 1875; when the track and a roadhouse were built several miles east of Toronto for $19;000. George C. Hendrie; honorary president of the Ontario Jockey Club; unveiled a plaque declaring the track a historic landmark. It was called Woodbine until 1956; when present Woodbine opened. The Queen's Plate was raced under its stately elms.

Picture, 1975, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Sports - Horses - Race - Tracks - Greenwood (-1979)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0096022f