Oakley Race Track, Oakley

Starting in 1899, Cincinnati's Oakley neighborhood had a horse race track.  It was at the current location of Brotherton Road, between Millsbrae and Verne.  It closed in 1904 and was gradually redeveloped over the following thirty years.  Legend has it that the numbering of the street names in that area correspond with the gate numbers of the old track.


Map of Oakley Race Track, relative to the current street layout

Oakley Race Track Grandstand

Racing on the Oakley Track in 1896

Racing on the Oakley Track

The old grandstand remained long after the track was removed and redeveloped into a residential neighborhood

Today, only the club house remains at 2729 Hyde Park Avenue

Cincinnati Enquirer, 4/17/1994

Map of the old clubhouse


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