- July 24, 2017
- Brandon Valvo
Puffs of smoke emanated from cigars, circling the heads of spectators on the clubhouse apron. Mosquitoes, moths, and scores of other insects zipped to and fro, dancing in the beams of the track lights. The lights themselves hung from their posts and shone down on the half-mile stone dust racetrack. They are decades-old pillars, a reminder of an era when nighttime harness racing was one of the most popular sports in America.