Monthly Archives: May 2014

GRR season opens June 2

For immediate release
May 28, 2014

Grand River Raceway’s summer harness racing and entertainment returns

ELORA, ON — On June 2, Grand River Raceway kicks off its 11th racing season of live harness racing with exciting new features and returning favourites.

Grand River Raceway will stage 48 cards this season, which spans June through September. The half-miler […]

By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Awesome Open House

For Immediate Release
May 26, 2014

Grand River Raceway hosted its sixth annual backstretch Open House on May 25/14.

Attendance was higher than ever. Nearly 300 people of all ages attended for a rare glimpse of horse racing behind-the-scenes. Donations at the door topped $200 for the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society.

A full tour of the Open House stations […]

By |May 26th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Grand River Raceway introduces Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

 ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway needs your help solving a murder. (OK, not a real murder.) Come suspend your disbelief in the Lighthouse Restaurant as the trackside venue transforms into a live action murder mystery.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Grand River Raceway will be staged twice per month and is guaranteed to be a […]

By |May 16th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Purdy scoops grand prize in handicapping tournament


For immediate release
May 1, 2014

Purdy hangs on to win grand prize in GRR handicapping tournament

ELORA, ON — Longtime Grand River Raceway patron Dave Purdy triumphed in the 10-week Winter Wednesdays Handicapping Tournament which concluded on April 30.

Purdy had the highest cumulative hypothetical bankroll ($346.80) of nearly 200 players. The feat earned him $2,000.

The […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments