Monthly Archives: September 2017

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2017 season wraps up

Track record performance wraps up season at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway wrapped up its 14th live harness racing season on September 27. On A Sunny Day trotted to a new track record of 1:56 in the final race of the card, an Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series event. The sophomore [...]

By | 2017-09-28T03:28:42+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 season wraps up

Diane Twasnick passes

Longtime race official Diane Twasnick passed away this morning (September 20) at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, ON after a brief battle with cancer. She was 59. Diane’s career as a Race Secretary and Charter spanned more than three decades at Elmira Raceway, Grand River Raceway and Hanover Raceway. Diane had a deep affinity for [...]

By | 2017-09-20T19:46:59+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Diane Twasnick passes

Jamie Martin joins Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway and its owner/operator, the Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS), are pleased to welcome Jamie Martin as the new Director of Operations. Martin will take over leadership of the Elora, ON track from Dr. Ted Clarke who is retiring after more than 30 years in the harness racing industry. Martin [...]

By | 2017-09-14T14:25:39+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jamie Martin joins Grand River Raceway

Young Guns drop the hammer on Friday race nights at Grand River Raceway

ELORA — The live horse racing season is winding down at Grand River Raceway. Monday and Wednesday race nights continue until the season finale on September 27, but Fun & Frivolity Friday Nights wrap-up September 8 when the Elora, ON track is hosting its first-ever Young Guns Miniature Horse Race. The exhibition dash features seven [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:49:54+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Young Guns drop the hammer on Friday race nights at Grand River Raceway