Monthly Archives: June 2014

Randy Waples on what it feels like to drive horses

Randy Waples on what it feels like to drive horses
Veteran driver says it’s like screaming down the 401 on a motorcycle.

ELORA, ON — What’s it like to be going crazy fast behind a 1,000-pound animal, with no seat belt, just two strips of leather as your steering wheel and only millimeters separating you and eight […]

By |June 19th, 2014|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Strut your mutt at Grand River Raceway

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June 13, 2014

Strut your mutt at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — So what if your pooch isn’t exactly ‘Westminster Kennel Club’ material? Bring them to Grand River Raceway’s Mutt Show where all are welcome.

On July 6, Grand River Raceway kicks off its first Mutt Show. This afternoon event is open to dogs […]

By |June 13th, 2014|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

From New Zealand to Grand River Raceway with love

It cost Sam Taylor of Lucan, ON $20,000 to fly Kid Galahad from Christchurch to Elora.

ELORA, ON — Which horse came the farthest to race at Grand River Raceway? That’s easy, it’s Kid Galahad, a horse that arrived at the Elora track last week all the way from New Zealand.

Despite having a famous Canadian dam, […]

By |June 13th, 2014|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Grand River Raceway reminds Guelph political candidate of home

Harness driver Anthony MacDonald is running for the Progressive Conservatives in the June 12 election.

ELORA, ON — What Ontario track reminds driver and political candidate Anthony MacDonald most of his native Prince Edward Island? Grand River Raceway in Elora.

“I love Grand River because the fans are right down by the fence,” MacDonald said. “You get […]

By |June 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Media Race 2014

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June 4, 2014

First annual Media Race this Friday at Grand River Raceway

ELORA ­— Local media celebs put down the mic and pick up the lines this Friday, June 6 during Grand River Raceway’s first ever Media Race.  

Each media personality will be paired up with a driver and both will take a […]

By |June 4th, 2014|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Local Biz Night 2014

Maddysonofagun delivers in Local Biz Night Race at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway kicked off its 2014 season on June 2 and the night was highlighted by Maddysonofagun in the fifth annual Local Biz Night Race.

The popular event saw more than 120 people from 21 local businesses paired with a horse in […]

By |June 4th, 2014|News, Press Releases|0 Comments