16 April BO-47-1558 : Lansdowne Park Racetrack Categories:1947, Air Photo, View-West Tags:Lansdowne Center Mall, Lansdowne Park Racetrack, Richmond Mark This is the Lansdowne Park Racetrack in 1947. It was located where Lansdowne Center Mall now sits in Richmond. Check out the horse race…in-progress. [Total: 2 Average: 4/5] Purchase Options BO-47-1558 (Digital Download)From $25.00 BO-47-1558 (Paper Print)From $30.00 2 Comments BryanReply August 10, 2012 at 4:44 pm The rider is standing by in case of a horse pile-up which does happen ..alongside notice the ambulance also there in case of emergency. That rider’s job would be to catch any stray horses that may have lost their riders. I lived in the house you can see just behind the grandstand.. MarkReply April 17, 2012 at 11:11 am I don’t know much about horse races, but why is there a single horse and rider standing casually at the first turn with the rest of the pack thundering towards them? Leave a Reply to Bryan Cancel reply Your message*You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>Name* Email* Url Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.