Monday August 1, 2016
Post time: 1:30 pm


INDUSTRY DAY PRIZES (program ballot required)

• New Kid On The Block 18″x22″ giclee print by Vickie Lawrence: signed, numbered, limited edition of 100. Frame made of salvaged wood from a 100-year-old barn west of Kitchener, ON.
• Michael Kors MK-8292 Men’s Watch
• Seiko SRZ385 Women’s Watch
• Rebecca Minkoff Moto Leather Hobo Bag
• Nexgrill Stainless Steel 2 Burner Table Top Portable Grill
• Costco Portable Folding Wagon
• Oster Prima Latte Espresso, Cappuccino and Latte Maker
• Mac Sports Portable Folding Hammock
• Poulan Pro 22″ Front Wheel Drive Walk-Behind Gas Mower
• Roadmaster Hinge Bicycle
• Callaway XHot Stand Bag

Battle of the Belles

The Battle Of The Belles is Grand River Raceway’s companion race to its signature dash, (the Battle Of Waterloo), and is showcased during Industry Day. The $92,800 race is for Ontario-sired two-year-old pacing fillies.

The Battle Of The Belles was raced for the first time in 2009, when it was won by FBS Terror for trainer Mario Macri and driver Scott Zeron, who was just 19 at the time.

2017 Details

• Eliminations are contested on July 31, 2017.
• Top 9 finishers from the elims advance to the $120,000 (E) Final on Industry Day (Aug. 7).

RACE FEATURES:
$120,000 Purse (Estimated)

PAST CHAMPS
Year/Horse/Sire/Trainer/Driver

2016   BID WRITER (Sportswriter) | Jeff Gillis | James MacDonald
2015   FREE SHOW (Badlands Hanover) | David Menary | Jody Jamieson
2014   WIN THE GOLD (Sportswriter) | Tony O’Sullivan | James MacDonald
2013    LADY SHADOW (Shadow Play) | Gregg McNair | Doug McNair
2012    MACHAROUNDTHECLOCK (Mach Three) | Dave Menary | Jody Jamieson
2011     YOUR BEAUTIFUL (Your Nemesis) | Stephen Gillard | Stuart Sowerby
2010     VILLAGE JANUS (Modern Art) | Rod Therres | Mark MacDonald
2009     FBS TERROR (Western Terror) | Mario Macri | Scott Zeron

Battle of Waterloo

The Battle Of Waterloo is Grand River Raceway’s signature race and is showcased during Industry Day by Ontario-sired two-year-old pacing colts.

The Battle of Waterloo was raced annually at Elmira Raceway from 1998 through 2003. In 2004, the race debuted at its new home at Grand River Raceway in Elora.

2017 Details

• Eliminations are contested on July 31, 2017.
• Top 9 finishers from the elims advance to the $175,000 (E) Final on Industry Day (Aug. 7)

RACE FEATURES:
$175,000 Purse

PAST CHAMPS
Year/Horse/Sire/Trainer/Driver

1998    DISTINCTIV SKEETER (Run The Table) | Carl Jamieson | Carl Jamieson
1999    YOUR NEMESIS (Gypsys Hellion) | Dan Clements | Randy Waples
2000    C T ROCKET (Pacific Rocket) | Carl Jamieson | Carl Jamieson
2001    DREAMFAIR VOGEL (Village Jiffy) | Jason Libby | Randy Waples
2002    VILLAGE BLITZ (Village Jiffy) | Carl Jamieson | Jody Jamieson
2003    GROOVIE DAY (Gothic Dream) | Bill Budd | Mike Saftic
2004    BANNER YANKEE (Grinfromeartoear) | Carl Jamieson | Jody Jamieson
2005    BUTTON UP (Northern Luck) | Mark Horner | Mike Horner
2006    WARRAWEE IDEAL (Million Dollar Cam) | Carl Jamieson | Jody Jamieson
2007    SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE (Mach Three) | J. L. Arsenault | Paul MacDonell
2008    TRAIL BOSS (Apaches Fame) | Gregg McNair | Doug McNair
2009    WELLTHEREYOUGO (Camluck) | Dr. Ian Moore | Randy Waples
2010    PRODIGAL SEELSTER (Camluck) | Dave Menary | Randy Waples
2011    MACHAPELO (Mach Three) | Mike Keeling | Scott Zeron
2012    TARPON HANOVER (Badlands Hanover) | Dave Menary | Scott Zeron
2013     THREE OF CLUBS (Mach Three) | Gregg McNair | Doug McNair
2014     GO DADDY GO (Ponder) | Robert McIntosh | John Campbell
2015     MAGNUM J (Big Jim) | Gregg McNair | Doug McNair
2016     SPORTS COLUMN (Sportswriter) | Blake MacIntosh | Chris Christoforou