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2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

April 8, 2014:

On Tuesday, April 8, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame announced its class of 2014 inductees, which includes a total of 14 horses and individuals....read on

CHRHOF 2014 Ballot Announced

March 24, 2014:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2014 ballot....read on

Dr. Clarke Comments On Race Dates

January 10, 2014:

Grand River Raceway General Manager Dr. Ted Clarke has gone on the record as saying that he believes that there will be more race dates in Ontario this coming summer than there were in the summer of 2013....read on

More Reaction To Ontario Racing's Five-Year Plan

October 15, 2013:

Mainstream media outlets have given last week’s Ontario horse racing announcement plenty of ink, and transition panel member John Snobelen has also penned a column on the announcement over the course of the weekend....read on

2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Ballot Announced

March 27, 2013:

Racing greats Secretariat and Niatross figure prominently on the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame election ballot, which reflects the changes announced earlier this year. Eligibility now includes those people and horses that brought honour to Canadian horse racing....read on

Reactions To Wynne's Gaming Announcement

March 8, 2013:

After Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promised on Friday, March 8 to incorporate Ontario horse racing into the province's gaming modernization plans, a trio of provincial racing groups and Essex MPP Taras Natyshak issued releases to address Friday's announcement....read on

More Track Deals Announced; Wynne Promises To Incorporate Horse Racing Into OLG Modernization

March 8, 2013:

Ontario's horse racing industry waited with bated breath on Friday, March 8 for Premier Kathleen Wynne to make her much-anticipated announcement regarding the future of racing in the province....read on

CTV Goes Off To The Races

March 2, 2013:

With the end of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s Slots-At-Racetracks program looming March 31, Kitchener's CTV News has taken an in-depth look at the state of Ontario's horse racing industry in a special four-part series....read on

OLG/GRR Tentative Lease Agreement

February 5, 2013:

On Tuesday, February 5, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. issued a news release stating that it has reached a lease agreement, in principal, with the Grand River Agricultural Society regarding the OLG’s slot-machine operations at Grand River Raceway....read on

Slots To Remain At Grand River?

January 7, 2013:

It has been reported that officials with Grand River Raceway are looking at reaching an agreement with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. in order to ensure slot-machine gaming remains at the Elora, Ont. raceway beyond March 31, 2013....read on

A Mixed Bag Of Gaming Zone Responses

May 24, 2012:

It appears as though the 29 gaming zones outlined in the OLG's recent RFI have turned out to be proverbial lightning rods since they were unveiled last Thursday...read on

Track GMs On Economic Benefit

February 23, 2012:

While the provincial Liberal Government is publicly discussing scrapping the economic workhorse which is Ontario's slots-at-racetracks program, Grand River Raceway GM Dr. Ted Clarke and Western Fair District CEO Hugh Mitchell have opted to focus on common-sense solutions...read on

IM Group: Industry Involvement Is Key

January 27, 2012:

A group of interested horsepeople attended the weekly meeting of the Ontario Racing Program’s Implementation and Monitoring (IM) Group to share their ideas and comments on efforts to improve the industry...read on

Team 'Z' Taking To The Diamond

September 10, 2011:

Anyone that keeps their eyes on the Ontario harness racing circuit is quite used to seeing the maroon, black and white colours of the McNairs and the red, white and blue colours of the Zerons zipping across the track. Now, would you be surprised to see that outfit on a baseball diamond?...read on

Industry Day Top 10 Anniversary Videos

July 22, 2010:

Grand River Raceway's signature event, Industry Day, turns 20 this year. To commemorate this anniversary, the Elora, Ont. track has prepared a video series highlighting the top 10 moments in the event's...read on


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