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Flamboro Amphitheatre Desired

July 9, 2017:

Imagine driving onto the property at Flamboro Downs and coming across an amphitheatre capable of hosting a live event and a decent-sized crowd. That is just one of the scenarios which was recently discussed during a June 29 open house at the Dundas, Ont. raceway....read on

Community Development At Flamboro?

May 24, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, owner and operator of the horse racing facilities at Flamboro Downs, is looking to allocate surplus land at the Flamboro site for the development of an outdoor amenity that will benefit the community. The surplus land includes two parcels which total approximately 50 acres....read on

Barbour On Flamboro’s Future

March 22, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Executive Director Bruce Barbour today (Wednesday, March 22) told Hamilton City Council’s General Issues Committee that racing is secure at Flamboro Downs as long as a lease for gaming is in place and transfer payments are being made....read on

New Ontario Racing Board

October 7, 2016:

On Friday, October 7, ‘Ontario Racing’ announced its new Board of Directors, and also announced that John Snobelen and Michael Keegan have resigned their positions with the organization....read on

Support Continues For Fire Victims

January 9, 2016:

The outpouring of contributions in reaction to Monday's tragic barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre continues as organizations both north and south of the Canadian border have recently announced initiatives to help support those individuals affected....read on

Owner Enjoying Tour With First Trotter

August 8, 2015:

Georgian Downs celebrates the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Saturday evening with seven divisions of Grassroots action for the two-year-old trotting fillies, the “Be A Winner” contest and “Wanna Drive” program....read on

Confederation Cup Returns In 2015

December 15, 2014:

The Confederation Cup, one of Canadian harness racing’s signature events, will return to Flamboro Downs in 2015 after a two-year hiatus....read on

Georgian Announces Summer Promos

June 19, 2014:

Officials with Georgian Downs have released some details regarding upcoming promotion events at the Innisfil, Ont. raceway....read on

Georgian Drivers, GCG Execs To Aid JJJ

June 12, 2014:

Driver Paul MacKenzie has spearheaded a fundraising effort with a group of drivers for this Saturday at Georgian Downs, and he's asking others to consider similar efforts....read on

Sportech, GCGC Reach New Contract

January 31, 2014:

Sportech Racing and Digital (‘Sportech’) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract to provide pari-mutuel tote wagering systems and services to Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (‘Great Canadian Gaming’), owner and operator of multiple racetrack and casino gaming venues in Canada....read on

Second Hamilton Meeting Packed

January 18, 2013:

It has been estimated that roughly 400 people showed up at Hamilton City Hall on Thursday, January 18 for the second of two public consultation sessions in the city regarding the contentious Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. idea of introducing a full-blown casino complex to Hamilton's downtown area....read on

Waterdown Hosts Hamilton Consultation Meeting

January 17, 2013:

The first of two public consultation meetings regarding potential casino expansion in Hamilton, Ont. took place last night (Wednesday, January 16) at Waterdown District High School in Flamborough....read on

Hamilton Not Wilting Under OLG/Liberal Pressure

September 25, 2012:

Hamilton city councillors are continuing to ask the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. simple questions and, to this point, have received nothing but vague to little concrete feedback. “We need a lot more information --- if we say 'yes,' what’s our share of the profits? Is Flamboro OK? There are a lot of outstanding issues."...read on

Guaranteed Starter Bonus At Georgian

July 27, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 27, Bruce Barbour, executive director, Racing Operations for Great Canadian Gaming Corp. announced that the Ontario Racing Commission has approved a guaranteed-starter bonus at Georgian...read on

Niele Jiwan Remembered

December 29, 2009:

The harness racing industry was saddened to learn of the recent passing of prominent B.C. horse owner Niele...read on


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