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Industry Day Exceeds Expectations

August 11, 2019:

While handle on Canadian harness racing is trending in a positive direction, the recent handle figure from 2019 Industry Day at Grand River Raceway was far above what anyone would have imagined....read on

Industry Day Celebration Preview

July 31, 2019:

A race card worth over half a million dollars and a forecast of sunny skies will deliver one of the hottest afternoons in Canadian harness racing during Grand River Raceway’s 29th Industry Day celebration on Monday (Aug. 5)....read on

'Battle' Eliminations Set For Monday

July 25, 2019:

A total of five elimination dashes contested on Monday (July 29) will determine the finalists for Grand River Raceway’s two feature races during its 29th Industry Day event....read on

Bronx Seelster Wins Battle Of Waterloo

August 6, 2018:

Pulling first over by the half and clearing control into the backstretch, 4-5 favourite Bronx Seelster fought a late first-over bid from Bettors Wish to win the $262,315 Battle Of Waterloo in 1:53.1 at Grand River Raceway on Monday, Aug. 6....read on

Battle Elims Set For Monday

July 26, 2018:

A total of seven elimination dashes on Monday (July 30) will determine the finalists for Grand River Raceway’s feature races on its 28th Industry Day event....read on

Simple Kinda Man Wins Battle Of Waterloo

August 7, 2017:

After only winning one of his first five career starts, M and L of Delaware, LLC’s Simple Kinda Man ($16.50) sprung a 7-1 minor upset in the $200,200 Battle of Waterloo on Monday afternoon (August 7) at Grand River Raceway, using a steady first-over push to grind down 9-5 favourite Burning Midnight and evade 40-1 longshot Hudson Phil in 1:55....read on

Filion Prepares For Battle

August 6, 2017:

“Before the draw, I thought I had a really good shot, but after the draw, I said ‘Well, I have an outside shot now.’”...read on

MacIntosh Stable Making Noise

August 6, 2017:

Blake MacIntosh’s solid 2017 season isn’t going unnoticed. The resident of Cambridge, Ont. is currently sporting a training average slightly under .300 and his charges are racing well. He has pointed out that his lesser-priced horses have been delivering, which has provided his stable with quite a boost....read on

From Backstretch To Big Leagues

August 4, 2017:

Drivers Bob McClure and Doug McNair have been attending Industry Day at Grand River Raceway since they were young enough to spend most of the Civic Holiday afternoon in the bouncy castle....read on

Industry Day Details

August 3, 2017:

Grand River Raceway’s 27th annual Industry Day horse racing celebration is set for this coming Monday afternoon (August 7) with a powerful race card and fun activities for all ages....read on

Sports Column Wins Battle Of Waterloo

August 1, 2016:

Confidently handled by driver Chris Christoforou, Sports Column delivered on his pari-mutuel promise with a front-end effort in the $159,500 Battle of Waterloo for Ontario-sired two-year-old pacing colts and geldings to close out Grand River Raceway's Industry Day celebrations on Monday, August 1....read on

Trotters, Riders Debut Under Saddle

July 31, 2016:

Long weekends in Canada are synonymous with good times and the Civic Holiday weekend will be no exception....read on

Aint Three Ok Ready For Battle

July 31, 2016:

“The story Steve tells me that he went down to his mom’s in Kentucky to look at some horses, and there was a guy who had six yearlings out in a field, and they felt like there was a champion in the field, so they bought them all.”...read on

Hall Of Famers Join Industry Day

July 30, 2016:

Greg Blanchard returns as the lead TV commentator for the Industry Day broadcast on August 1 at Grand River Raceway, as the Elora, Ont. track stages its 26th annual Industry Day Celebration. Throughout the afternoon, he’ll be joined by a rotation of distinguished guests....read on

Industry Day Handicapping Contest

July 29, 2016:

On Monday, August 1, Grand River Raceway will welcome race fans to the 2016 edition of Industry Day featuring the Battle of Waterloo and the Battle of the Belles. To celebrate the event, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has organized an online handicapping contest featuring an assortment of questions based on the Industry Day card of racing....read on


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