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Industry Day 2017 Details

Details for Industry Day Celebration at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway’s 27th annual Industry Day Celebration is set for this Monday afternoon with a powerful race card and several fun activities for all ages. Festivities and the TV broadcast kick off at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 7. Post time for [...]

By | 2017-08-03T19:57:41+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Industry Day, News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Industry Day 2017 Details

Mustard relishes victory in third annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Races at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Mustard spread-it-on-thick for a massive crowd during his winning effort at Grand River Raceway’s third annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Races on July 7. Three elimination divisions featuring 30 wiener dogs were featured in the crowd-pleasing event. The top three finishers from each heat advanced to the final. Owned by Kristi [...]

By | 2017-07-13T00:59:19+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mustard relishes victory in third annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Races at Grand River Raceway

500+ attend interactive Open House

For Immediate Release May 28, 2017 Best Open House yet at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway hosted its ninth annual backstretch Open House on May 28. Attendance topped last year’s record. More than 500 people of all ages came for a rare glimpse of horse racing behind-the-scenes. A full tour of [...]

By | 2017-05-28T21:22:49+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 500+ attend interactive Open House

GRAS donation benefits new hospital Healing Gardens

GRAS donates $250,000 to Groves Memorial Community Hospital Foundation ELORA, ON — The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) presented the first of three donation commitments to Groves Memorial Community Hospital Foundation. The GRAS is the owner/operator of Grand River Raceway, where the cheque presentation was made on May 16. The organization has committed a total [...]

By | 2017-05-16T16:32:21+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on GRAS donation benefits new hospital Healing Gardens

Open House May 28

For Immediate Release May 15, 2017 Drive a racehorse during Open House at Grand River Raceway ELORA — Back by popular demand, Grand River Raceway will host its ninth annual backstretch Open House on Sunday, May 28. Guests are invited to drop-in any time from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a rare glimpse of [...]

By | 2017-05-15T13:53:09+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open House May 28

Drag Queen Race – Opening Night

For Immediate Release April 26, 2017 Drag Queens will launch race season at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway’s 2017 live horse racing season launches on Friday, June 2 with a splash of royal glitz and glamour. The Elora, ON track will host harness racing’s only Drag Queen Race as part of [...]

By | 2017-04-26T17:54:16+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drag Queen Race – Opening Night

Community Mini-Grants

Press Release For immediate release April 20, 2017 Grand River Agricultural Society introduces Community Mini-Grant program ELORA, ON — The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has launched a new Community Mini-Grant program. The organization is accepting applications until May 1, 2017. All projects must be related to agriculture and/or the environment. Donation requests can range [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:26:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Community Mini-Grants

Spirits and unique finds at Grand Craft & Gift Market

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway’s first Grand Craft & Gift Market promises plenty of unique shopping and a touch of the supernatural. The April 9th market will encompass the entire second floor of the main building at the Elora racetrack. More than 60 vendors will showcase hundreds of treasures, including bath and beauty products, [...]

By | 2017-03-29T15:16:59+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spirits and unique finds at Grand Craft & Gift Market

Grand Trivia Night with The Stable That God Loves

ELORA, ON — A top purse of $250 is awaiting harness racing quiz wizards in Grand River Raceway’s Grand Trivia Night to benefit The Stable That God Loves. The April 19th event features $200 in prize money for the top trivia team. Sixty trivia questions will be played in three rounds. The questions will be [...]

By | 2017-03-16T17:18:35+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grand Trivia Night with The Stable That God Loves

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 [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:52:19+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on OPP top brass at Grand Trivia Night