2018 Racing Schedule


First Race: 6:30pm*

June 4th — September 24th

Monday’s live racing also includes our Tarmac Show, Grand Betting Contest and Survivor Contest

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2018 Racing Schedule


First Race: 6:30pm

June 6th — September 26th

Monday’s live racing also includes our Tarmac Show, as well as the Grand Betting contest.

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2018 Racing Schedule


First Race: 6:30pm*

June 1st — September 7th

Friday’s live racing also includes our Fun & Frivolity Friday Night Tarmac Show, including The NEIGHBourhood for the little ones.

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*Exceptions: Post Time 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 6 for our 28th annual Industry Day Celebration; no racing on Friday, August 24.
**Programs: Available 24hrs before race.


What to Expect

  • Parking & admission are always free.

  • Children are welcome, except on the slots gaming floor (19+).

  • Each race night features between 10 – 12 races. The races begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 9:30 p.m. or 10:00 p.m.


Simulcast Races

Grand River Raceway offers a full simulcast menu of both Harness and Thoroughbred racing seven days/nights a week in our newly renovated Simulcast Lounge.


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Grand Dining

Race Night Dining

Captain's Quarters

Reservations Recommended

The food is delicious, the service is gracious and the view is exhilarating in the Captain’s Quarters tiered dining room. Enjoy our fabulous Race Night Buffet, overlooking the Grand River racecourse – the best view of racing in Ontario!

The Captain’s Quarters is a great venue for your next group outing whether personal or professional, just make sure you call ahead to book a reservation.

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Lighthouse Restaurant

The Lighthouse Restaurant & Patio is a delicious alternative to the Captain’s Quarters. Located just steps away from the main building, this concession style restaurant offers nightly specials and fresh home cooked meals.

Take a seat inside, or bring your meal and beverage out on our licensed patio and enjoy a spectacular view of the racetrack. Best of all, no reservations necessary.

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Trackside BBQ

If a sizzlin’ BBQ menu is what you’re looking for, then head to the Trackside BBQ. Great eats, beers and trackside views. This delicious BBQ option is open every M/W/F race nights and is located just outside of the Getaway Restaurant on the tarmac.

Getaway Restaurant

The Getaway Restaurant is open year-round and offers a wide range of delicious a la carte dishes and Sunday Brunch. The full-service restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Reservations are not required.

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