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OPP top brass at Grand Trivia Night

Trivia players vs. OPP top brass at Grand River Raceway’s Grand Trivia Night  

ELORA, ON — They’re the highest ranking officers in Wellington County OPP, but can they outsmart 100 ambitious trivia tricksters?

Inspector Scott Lawson, Staff Sgt. Krista Miller, Staff Sgt. Victoria Dawson and Staff Sgt. Dave Sinko will comprise the Pro Team in Grand […]

Elora horse racing driver is the best in Canada

Elora horse racing driver is the best in Canada


ELORA, ON — Bob McClure has been circling Canada’s biggest harness racing title for the past few years, inching closer to the top of the driving ranks. In 2016, he captured not only the winning statistics, but also a prestigious award nomination.

The 26-year-old reinsman from Elora, ON […]

Trivia Fundraiser for Crime Stoppers

Grand River Raceway hosting Trivia Fundraiser for Crime Stoppers

ELORA, ON — A top reward of $250 is awaiting the best trivia tipsters in Grand River Raceway’s inaugural Grand Trivia Night to benefit Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington (CSGW).

The February 25th event features $200 in prize money for the top trivia team, plus a $50 bonus if […]

Donation to Food Bank coat drive

GRAS donation kicks off Food Bank coat drive

ELORA, ON — A $5,000 donation covering the costs of 154 articles of new winter clothing was made by the Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS), owner/operator of Grand River Raceway, to benefit the clients of the Centre Wellington Food Bank. The presentation was made on December 9 at […]

2017 Playbill — Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Grand River Raceway announces 2017 Playbill for Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

ELORA, ON — The 2017 lineup for Grand River Raceway’s popular Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre features 13 shows in three new productions and one encore.

The season kicks off in January with a tribute to Canada’s 150th anniversary. The Canadian Folk Explosion includes […]

Grand River Raceway GM praises Alliance structure

Grand River Raceway GM praises Alliance structure, growth potential

ELORA, ON — In the wake of recent industry consultations with Ontario Racing (OR) on a potential long term funding plan, the General Manager of one of the tracks involved in the Ontario Standardbred Alliance offered his perspective on the current climate facing the harness racing industry […]

GRAS donation benefits 4-H Sheep Club

GRAS donations benefit 4-H Sheep Club of Floradale

ELORA, ON — The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) recently presented a donation cheque to bolster a community initiative. The presentation took place at Grand River Raceway, which is owned and operated by GRAS.

On September 27, a donation of $1,000 was awarded to Floradale 4-H Sheep Club to […]

2016 Race Season Summary

Grand River Raceway 2016 season summary

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway wrapped up its 13th live harness racing season on September 28.

The track raced 48 days in 2016 — one less than in 2015 when the track’s wager was up a record 36 percent over 2014.

The all-sources wager in 2016 totaled $9,493,601 and the on-track […]

McClure and McIntosh scoop titles

McClure and McIntosh scoop titles at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — It was the Tale Of Two Bobs in the Top Performer standings for Grand River Raceway’s 2016 live racing season which wrapped up September 28.

Bob McClure secured his second consecutive driving title at the track, while Bob McIntosh adds the Top Trainer award to […]

Terror Trivia Halloween Party

Terror Trivia Halloween Party at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Question: Where do trivia-loving zombies go to celebrate the Halloween season with their ghoulish friends? Answer: Grand River Raceway in Elora.

Grand River Raceway will host a Terror Trivia Halloween Party on Saturday, October 22. The 19+ event challenges teams of four in three rounds of […]