Monthly Archives: July 2016

Industry Day guest commentators

Industry Day celebrates Hall Of Fame anniversary with guest commentators

ELORA, ON — Greg Blanchard returns as the lead TV commentator for the Industry Day broadcast on August 1 at Grand River Raceway, as the Elora, ON track stages its 26th annual Industry Day Celebration. Throughout the afternoon, he’ll be joined by a rotation of distinguished […]

By |July 30th, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Industry Day guest commentators

MacDonald unstoppable on the bounce?

MacDonald unstoppable on the bounce? Have a say in the measure.

Grand River Raceway is inviting fans to test the mettle of driver James MacDonald. The reigning champ of the Drivers’ Edition of the Bouncy Pony Stakes during the track’s annual Industry Day event, MacDonald seems virtually untouchable.

With five consecutive victories in MacDonald’s pocket, the track […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MacDonald unstoppable on the bounce?

OHHA’s $1,500 Best In Show Competition

OHHA Offers $1,500 Best In Show Competition on Industry Day

ELORA, ON — Since its inception in 1990, the Industry Day celebration at Grand River Raceway has been enthusiastically supported by the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA). In the early days, the organization hosted the Backstretch Olympic Games with such epic events as water-pail and bandage-rolling […]

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on OHHA’s $1,500 Best In Show Competition

GRAS donations benefit Equine Guelph & Fergus Agricultural Society

GRAS donations benefit Equine Guelph and its Barn Fire Prevention & Safety programs, plus the Fergus Agricultural Society’s agricultural awareness efforts at the Fergus Fall Fair.

 ELORA, ON — The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) recently presented two donation cheques to bolster local community initiatives. The presentations took place at Grand River Raceway, which is owned […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on GRAS donations benefit Equine Guelph & Fergus Agricultural Society

Industry Day Garage Sale

Garage Sale items sought for Industry Day 26 Celebration at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway is still inviting donations of items for the Industry Day Garage Sale on August 1. All sales benefit the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society.

The Garage Sale will be held in the Paddock Annex from 12:30 – 4:30.

Unique items […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Industry Day Garage Sale

Battle Finalists Determined

Battle Finalists Determined at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Elimination races for Grand River Raceway’s 26th annual Industry Day event (on Monday, August 1) were contested during five elimination rounds this evening, July 25.

BATTLE OF THE BELLES

Three elimination divisions of the Battle Of The Belles (for Ontario-sired two-year-old pacing fillies) were carded as races one, […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Battle Finalists Determined

Battle Elims Set

Battle elimination races set at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — On Monday night, 16 colts and 20 fillies will vie for a spot on center stage of Grand River Raceway’s marquee event, Industry Day.

While the 26th edition of the horse racing industry celebration is on August 1, finalists in the $139,500 Battle Of Waterloo and […]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Battle Elims Set

Industry Day 26 Celebration

Details for Industry Day 26 Celebration at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway’s 26th annual 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 […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Industry Day 26 Celebration

Tank wins ’16 Wiener Dog Race

Tank prevails in second annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Race at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Despite rain and thunder, a huge crowd gathered at Grand River Raceway to watch 30 of the toughest Dachshunds in the province duke-it-out in the second annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Races on July 8.

Tank, owned by […]

By |July 9th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tank wins ’16 Wiener Dog Race

McClure Wins 5

McClure Wins Five at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Driver Bob McClure won five of the 10 races on Friday’s card at Grand River Raceway. Two days prior, he won another three, good for a total of nine over three race days in the week.

McClure started his night with a wire-to-wire cruise in Race 3 […]

By |July 2nd, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on McClure Wins 5