George Knight enclosed his half mile driving and trotting park on E.P. Wood’s with a high board fence. Built last year, it was one of the best parks in New York State. His opening season, July 17, 18, 19, with a good season of races.
Doris B. Morton, Town Historian – The Whitehall Times – August 12, 1982 – Title Unknown
Race horses entered in the Whitehall Racing Park for a $60 purse were Farmers Daughter, Annie Gilligan, Bald Hornet and Plow Boy.
Events in September 1882 included the 41st annual fair of Washington County at Sandy Hill (Hudson Falls), 5-9 September. People reached it by special trains running at
9 a.m. and 6 p.m. On Thursday 10,000 people attended. There were 1,000 ‘wheeled vehicles on the ground. “Nutbrown,” an Ethan Allen colt of Mac J. Brown and Frank Douglass won the 2, 3, 5 heats and won the race.
Doris B. Morton, Town Historian – The Whitehall Times – April 28, 1983 – Title Unknown