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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 [...]

By | 2017-09-13T21:15:02+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Playbill — Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

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 [...]

By | 2016-12-08T14:04:03+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grand River Raceway GM praises Alliance structure

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 [...]

By | 2016-09-30T18:27:51+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GRAS donation benefits 4-H Sheep Club

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 [...]

By | 2016-09-30T17:33:27+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2016 Race Season Summary

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 [...]

By | 2016-09-29T02:22:35+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on McClure and McIntosh scoop titles

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 [...]

By | 2016-09-22T03:06:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Terror Trivia Halloween Party

Scholarship Recipients Announced

Grand River Ag Society Announces Bursary/Scholarship recipients ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway and the Board of Directors of the Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Bursary/Scholarship Program for local students pursuing agricultural studies. The 2016 recipients will be recognized during a special presentation at Grand River [...]

By | 2016-08-30T18:31:39+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Scholarship Recipients Announced

Final Friday – Mini Horse Race

Friday race nights at Grand River Raceway wrap up with Miniature Horse Race, Wanna Drive program ELORA, ON — September 2 marks the final Fun & Frivolity Friday Night of the 2016 live horse racing season at Grand River Raceway in Elora and the track has a little extra to highlight the occasion. Nine miniature [...]

By | 2016-08-30T00:27:41+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Final Friday – Mini Horse Race

Costume Contest This Friday

Costume Contest This Friday at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway’s popular Horse Name Costume Game returns Friday, August 19, offering $500 in cash prizes. Fans dress in the likeness of the name of a horse racing on the August 19 race card. With 95 horses to choose from, there’s plenty of [...]

By | 2016-08-15T23:01:46+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Costume Contest This Friday

Yvon Giguere passes

Yvon Giguere passes Yvon Giguere passed away on August 8 after a short battle with cancer. He was 63. Yvon was the Simulcast Manager for Grand River Raceway since 2010. The Quebec native was a highly esteemed executive throughout the global harness racing industry. He was an enormous asset to the Elora, ON track with [...]

By | 2016-08-12T21:06:19+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Yvon Giguere passes