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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 tri-Pride celebrations which run […]

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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 from $100 -$1,000.

To be considered […]

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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, home […]

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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 70 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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