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GRR announces retirement of Dr. Ted Clarke

Grand River Raceway announces retirement of GM Dr. Ted Clarke ELORA, ON — After more than 30 years of tireless work in the Ontario harness racing industry, Dr. Ted Clarke is retiring from his post as the General Manager of Grand River Raceway in Elora, ON. Clarke will continue in his role until the end [...]

By | 2017-06-22T01:48:20+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GRR announces retirement of Dr. Ted Clarke

Community Mini-Grants Awarded

Press Release For immediate release June 14, 2017 Grand River Agricultural Society awards Community Mini-Grants ELORA, ON — The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has announced the recipients of its new Community Mini-Grant program supporting projects related to agriculture and the environment. Eleven grants totaling $9,750 were awarded in amounts ranging from $250 to $1,000. [...]

By | 2017-06-14T20:01:55+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Community Mini-Grants Awarded

Bursary/Scholarship Program

Bursary/Scholarship Program offered at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway and the Board of Directors of the Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) have released details and applications for the bursary/scholarship program for local students pursuing agriculture-related studies. College and university credited programs are eligible for up to a twenty-five hundred ($2,500) dollar [...]

By | 2017-06-07T17:46:47+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bursary/Scholarship Program

Registration opens for Wiener Dog Races

Grand River Raceway hosts third annual Wiener Dog Races ELORA, ON — Back by popular demand, one of the biggest events of the live horse racing season at Grand River Raceway features four-legged warriors of a markedly different kind. The third annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Races at Grand River Raceway is set for [...]

By | 2017-06-07T17:42:22+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration opens for Wiener Dog Races

Arrived Late wins Local Biz Night Race

Arrived Late delivers on-time in Local Biz Night Race at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway hosted its eighth annual Local Biz Night on June 5. The popular event saw more than 60 people from 16 local businesses matched with a horse in race seven. Motion Electrical Contracting Ltd. was paired with [...]

By | 2017-06-06T02:09:39+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Arrived Late wins Local Biz Night Race

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
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