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Racing Schedule Changes Approved

January 21, 2015:

The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has approved the application for variance to the 2015 race date schedule made by Clinton Raceway Inc. for Clinton Raceway and the application for variance to the 2015 race date schedule made by Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium for Fort Erie Racetrack....read on

Tracks Apply For Adjustments

December 29, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that three tracks have applied for race date variances and post time amendments for 2015 racing schedules....read on

New Mayor Wants Slots Returned

November 10, 2014:

Incoming Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop has let it be known that he thinks the Province of Ontario should be doing more to keep the Fort Erie Race Track viable and that slot-machine gaming should be re-introduced at the historic border oval for Thoroughbreds....read on

Racing-Gaming Integration Update

September 26, 2014:

"I look forward to the future. I think the right people are sitting at the table to move this forward now, and the cooperation is there."...read on

Province Commits To Fort Erie

September 25, 2014:

During a press event on Wednesday, September 24 at the Fort Erie Race Track, Jeff Leal, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, stated that the Ontario Government will commit to at least 37 dates of live Thoroughbred racing at the border oval for the track’s 2015 season....read on

Fort Erie Press Event Wednesday

September 24, 2014:

More details regarding the future of Fort Erie Race Track will be announced during a press event today (Wednesday, September 24)....read on

Fort Erie Receives Town Cash

September 19, 2014:

The Town of Fort Erie has transferred $500,000 to the operators of live racing at the Fort Erie Race Track. A report states that some local politicians are upset that the Town still had to transfer the funds to the operator even though the Province of Ontario stepped in at the last minute earlier this year and pledged a $5 million grant to the track....read on

Fort Erie Race Track Sold

August 13, 2014:

According to a report in Wednesday’s Toronto Star, Canada’s famed thoroughbred facility Fort Erie Race Track has been sold....read on

Thibert: Fort Erie Sale Still Imminent

August 7, 2014:

Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium General Manager Jim Thibert has divulged that racetrack operator Delaware North is not the prospective buyer of the Fort Erie Race Track, but he has not offered much else regarding the deal that has been dubbed as ‘imminent’ since late July....read on

Report: Fort Erie Sale Very Close

July 30, 2014:

It has been reported that a sale for Fort Erie's historic thoroughbred facility is expected to be completed as soon as this week....read on

Hudak Pledges Slots To Fort Erie

June 9, 2014:

Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak made a brief appearance in his hometown on Sunday afternoon, saying he would re-open the slots at the Fort Erie Race Track if he becomes premier after Thursday's election....read on

ORC Approves 2014 Fort Erie Dates

May 23, 2014:

Late on Friday afternoon (May 23), the Ontario Racing Commission issued a pair of releases in regard to 2014 race dates for the Fort Erie Race Track for Thoroughbreds and Ajax Downs for Quarter Horses....read on

Fort Erie To Buy Some Track Land?

April 16, 2014:

A report is stating that officials are in discussions that could lead to the Town of Fort Erie purchasing a portion of land that the Fort Erie Race Track sits on....read on

Report: Progress Made In Fort Erie

April 2, 2014:

A report out of the Niagara region has stated that ‘instant wagering machines’ could be key for the future of the Fort Erie Race Track and that local officials have been making progress in negotiations with the Province’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food....read on

Alliance Tracks Applaud Racing Plan

April 1, 2014:

The Ontario Standardbred Alliance (Alliance) today expressed its strong support for the Horse Racing Partnership Plan announced by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF)....read on


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