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Grand River Raceway ready to kick off racing June 5

On Wednesday, June 5, Grand River Raceway (GRR) kicks off another exciting season of harness racing! This year they will be celebrating the first horses…...

Grand River Raceway Wiener Dog Races welcome new presenting sponsor: Dreamland Pet!

Grand River Raceway (GRR) is proud to announce their popular Wiener Dog Races are coming back this year with a new Presenting Sponsor – Dreamland…...

Announcing Jenna MacDonell as the new Raceway Manager

Grand River Raceway (GRR) is thrilled to welcome Jenna MacDonell as the new Raceway Manager for the upcoming 2024 racing season. With Jamie Martin retiring̷...
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Grand River Raceway primed for their 20th race season!

On Friday, June 2, Grand River Raceway (GRR) kicks off another exciting season of harness racing! This year they will be celebrating their 20th race…...

Government of Canada supports Grand River Raceway through the Tourism Relief Fund

 News Release For Immediate Release   February 8, 2023 (Elora, ON) –  Grand River Raceway (GRR) receives $50,000 from RTO4, through the Government ...

McNair Looking to Close out Gold Season Strong

Gregg McNair finds himself in a familiar position as the Ontario Sires Stakes season draws to a close, near the top of the Johnston Cup…...

Grand River Raceway made it to the 2022 List of Best Workplaces™ in Retail & Hospitality!

Grand River Raceway is proud to announce they have been named on the 2022 list of Best Workplaces in Retail & Hospitality! First awarded in…...

OLG Ontario Women’s Driving Championship returns for 2nd season Expands to five tracks for 2022

The OLG Ontario Women’s Driving Championship is returning in 2022, after a very successful first season at both Hanover Raceway and Dresden Raceway. This ...

Winbak Farm to Present The 2022 Battle of Waterloo

Grand River Raceway (GRR) is pleased to announce Winbak Farm will be the presenting sponsor of the 25th edition of Battle of Waterloo, held on…...

Five Grassroots Divisions Go on Grand River Raceway Opening Night

Five Grassroots divisions took place on the fourteen race $176,300 Opening Night card on Friday, June 3 at Grand River Raceway. Each division was won…...