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New to standardbred horseracing? Learn about Ontario Sire Stakes!

Who is Ontario Sire Stakes (OSS)? Established in 1974, it is a program dedicated to promoting the breeding of Standardbred horses in Ontario. They provide…...
roof top view of race track construction of first turn and outdoor patio

Track Updates…

Here is where we are at with track progress so far!   We are trotting along with the new track construction. If you follow us…...
two brown standardbred horses and drivers crossing the finishline.

Rozema’s Roundup – September

Written by Chad Rozema, Grand River Raceway Raceway Manager   The curtain came down on the 2023 racing season at Grand River on Wednesday, September…...
drivers and standardbred horses racing

Rozema’s Roundup – August

Written by: Chad Rozema, Grand River Raceway Raceway Manager   Hard to believe that we are three-quarters of the way through our racing season already. &#...

Grand River Raceway is showing their PINK pride for the 2nd annual Harness the Hope night!

The Grand River Raceway (GRR) is excited to host their second annual breast cancer fundraiser, Harness the Hope Night this Friday, August 18! Harness the…...
dark brown horse and driver with fans watching

Do Better Proves Best In Battle of Waterloo; Cheese Party upsets in Battle of the Belles

Written by John Rallis Bob McIntosh sent out two elimination winners in the $205,200 Battle of Waterloo final, presented by Winbak Farm, at Grand River…...
Battle of Waterloo and Battle of the Belles trophies

Fields, Festivities Set For 34th Industry Day

Written by: John Rallis   Grand River Raceway is proud to host Industry Day on Monday, August 7 with a card headlined by the $138,400…...
standardbred horses race around corner with fans cheering

34th Industry Day is ramping up to be one of Grand River Raceway’s best!

Grand River Raceway’s (GRR) 34th Industry Day is Civic Holiday, Monday, August 7, with a post time of 12:30 pm! At GRR, you can always…...
sunset with wiener dogs race to finish line with fans cheering

Rozema’s Round Up -July

Written by: Chad Rozema, Grand River Raceway Manager   We have reached the midway point of our 2023 racing season, having concluded the month of…...
dark brown standardbred horse and driver coming across the finish line

McIntosh Sweeps Battle of Waterloo Eliminations

Hall of Fame conditioner, Bob McIntosh, will send out a pair of hopefuls in the Battle Of Waterloo Final next week, following a sweep of…...