The Red Mile is a famous harness-racing track located at 1200 Red Mile Road near downtown. It is the second oldest Harness Racing Track in the US.
Arabians are not used for harness racing in the US, only Standardbred horses are used for harness racing in the US.
Roman chariot racing was the great, great, grandfather of our modern day harness racing and auto racing. The connection with harness racing is obvious, while the auto racing incorporates the speed and touch of danger that the ancient chariot races held.
In the US, the Belmont dirt track is the longeset at 1 1/2 miles.
In 1665, the first racetrack was constructed on Long Island. The course was named Newmarket -- on the Salisbury Plains section of what is now known as the Hempstead Plains of Long Island, New York.
I am taking a guess here but I think it would be horse racing. Many of the English colonist raced horses in England and that would have come with them.
at the Olympics: gymnastics, track and field, soccer, bobsled racing, triathalons, lacrosse. field hockey, swimming, diving, and many many more.
The first US capital was Philadelphia. This would be the oldest capital of the US.
The oldest state Virginia. The oldest university is UNC
St. Augustine is the oldest city in the US.
The oldest rocks in the US are the granitic gneisses of southwest Minnesota.