Our Industry Day Celebration is the hallmark event of the race season. Held annually on Civic Holiday Monday (the first Monday in August) there is a special afternoon race card highlighted by two major races, The Battle of Waterloo presented by Winbak Farm and the Battle of the Belles.
Post time: 12:30 pm
On Aug 5, 2024 you and the whole family can enjoy the horse races for FREE!
In the past, we’ve had…
- The Neighbourhood Kids Area set up with face painting, glitter tattoos, inflatable axe throwing, annd more
- Food trucks on-site at the East Gate
- A Brewery on The GrandWay Patio
The Battle Of Waterloo presented by Winbak Farm 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.
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 Battle Of The Belles is contested by Ontario-sired two-year-old pacing fillies.
An Exciting Day for All
No matter if you are a dedicated race fan or just looking for an exciting day out, Industry Day has something for everyone to enjoy!