There had been horse racing in Upton since 1762, but due to general apathy this was discontinued.
Racing returned to Upton on Easter Saturday 1922.
The track was over 1½ miles in length and was built on Upton Park, next to Upton Manor on Moreton Road.
Racing only lasted until August 1924 due to a successful claim to part of the land by Wallasey Corporation.
The Moreton Spur to the M53 motorway now runs across Upton Park.
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