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The St. Asaph Racetrack operated between a neighborhood known as St. Elmo and another neighborhood called Del Ray. After the track closed, the two neighborhoods were included in the newly created town of Potomac.

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Hidden History of St. Asaph Racetrack

Del Ray was once home to an infamous gambling operation creating by a double-dealing senator.

You’d never know it today, but Del Ray was once the capital of gambling in Northern Virginia.


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