About Us

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Our Vision
To be recognized as the live horse racing heartland of Ontario because of our ability to deliver an exceptional guest experience through an integration of racing with wagering, gaming, educational and entertainment activities.

Our Core Purpose
To deliver an exceptional live and participatory entertainment experience.

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Grand River Raceway at Elora, is owned and operated by the Grand River Agricultural Society (G.R.A.S.)

The G.R.A.S. is a not-for-profit corporation, incorporated under the Agricultural Societies Act of Ontario and operated by a volunteer board of directors.



Work Here

Grand River Raceway is a dynamic hospitality, racing, and gaming destination. We deliver an exceptional live and participatory entertainment experience.

Our dedicated team of talented individuals is at the heart of our success, providing consistently exceptional guest service. Grand River Raceway is the 2016 recipient of the Business Excellence Award for Best in Hospitality and Tourism, as awarded by the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce.


There are no current job openings. 

Our policy:
All resumes received are kept confidential and are maintained on file for three months. When recruiting, we always actively peruse the resumes on file. Please ensure the type of position you are seeking is indicated in your cover letter.

Grand River Raceway is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Grand River Raceway will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Jobs with the OLG Slots At Grand River Raceway:
Grand River Raceway is not the employer for the Slots At Grand River Raceway. These positions are hired and managed by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). To inquire about these positions: Please contact the Slots At Grand River Raceway at (519) 846-2022.

Grand River Raceway Staff Contact

Dr. Ted Clarke
General Manager
(519) 846-5455 ext. 399

Helen Bogl
Chief Financial Officer
(519) 846-5455 ext. 301

Susan Ellis
Administrative Assistant
(519) 846-5455 ext. 221

Doug McCaig
Facilities Manager
(519) 846-5455 ext. 305

Rena Edmondson
Human Resources Manager
(519) 846-5455 ext. 296

Kelly Spencer
Mgr. Marketing & Communications
(519) 846-5455 ext. 238

Scott McNair
Marketing & Communications Assistant
(519) 846-5455 ext. 222

Jenna Knox
Bookings Coordinator
(519) 846-5455 ext. 247

Carolyn Marsh
Bookings Coordinator
(519) 846-5455 ext. 288

Central Race Office
Race Office
519-482-5270 or 1-800-898-7792

Dorothy Key
Grand River Agricultural Society
(519) 846-8879

Iron Horse Photo
Track Photographer

Val Clarke
Gift Shop Supervisor
(519) 846-5455 ext. 297

Emma Brook
Lighthouse Restaurant Mgr.
(519) 846-5455 ext. 248

Gary Guy
Race Announcer
(519) 846-5455 ext. 228

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