Monthly Archives: July 2013

McNairs Dominate Battle Eliminations at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Elimination races for Grand River Raceway’s 23rd annual Industry Day event were contested this evening, July 29.

A total of seven elimination dashes were featured for two stake events: the $144,500 Battle Of Waterloo (ON-sired two-year-old pacing colts) and the $75,400 Battle Of The Belles (ON-sired two-year-old pacing fillies).

Both stake finals will be […]

By |July 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

RUS, Coulter highlight Friday card at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway hosted its first-ever Racing Under Saddle (RUS) event during a busy Fun & Frivolity Friday Night at Grand River Raceway on July 26.

Riina Rekila clinched the win in the seven-horse field aboard Harlequin, a 12-year-old Balanced Image gelding owned by Shanna Maltby of Acton, ON and trained by Geoff […]

By |July 27th, 2013|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Battle Eliminations set for Monday

ELORA, ON — The stage is set for the July 29th elimination rounds of Grand River Raceway’s signature race, the 16th annual Battle Of Waterloo and its sister dash, the fifth annual Battle Of The Belles.

The top nine finishers for each of these elimination events for Ontario-sired two-year-old pacers, advance to their respective finals during […]

By |July 26th, 2013|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Racing Under Saddle Friday

ELORA, ON — The Racing Under Saddle (RUS) Ontario series makes its next stop at Grand River Raceway on July 26.  The group of talented riders will be accompanied by trotters normally seen in harness racing, showcasing the versatility and speed of the Standardbred.

RUS organizer Julie Walker is working hard to promote and expand RUS […]

By |July 24th, 2013|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Details for Industry Day Celebration at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway’s Industry Day Celebration is just around the corner, and the event esteems to be one of the best days of the summer for harness racing fans.

Festivities and the TV broadcast kick off at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 5. Post time for the first dash is 1:30.

The 23rd annual […]

By |July 23rd, 2013|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Online Handicapping Contest

Grand River Raceway launches online handicapping contest      

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway has launched its first online handicapping contest, The Grand River Raceway Challenge (GRRC).

The free contest spans 17 race days — each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from July 3 through August 9 and offers prizes of more than $2,500, including a grand prize of […]

By |July 1st, 2013|News, Press Releases|0 Comments