Kawartha Downs Kicks Off 2024 Meet Friday

Kawartha Downs

The 2024 harness racing meet at Kawartha Downs in Fraserville, Ont. will kick off this Friday, May 17 with a 10-race program beginning at 7 p.m. 

Racing will take place on Friday nights this season, with post time at 7 p.m. for all 18 race dates running through Sept. 13. Highlights on the racing calendar will include legs of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots and Prospect Series.

Kawartha's defending driving champion Samuel Fillion and top trainer Tommy Riley will both be back in action on opening night of the track's 52nd racing season. The evening's feature race is a conditioned-optional $15,000 claiming trot, scheduled as the ninth race with a purse of $5,000.

For the season opener, there will be prize giveaways and live music throughout the night. Reservations for the grandstand dining room can be made by calling 705-940-0237.

To view Friday's harness racing entries, click one of the following links: Friday Entries - Kawartha Downs // Program Pages (courtesy TrackIT).

(Standardbred Canada)

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