Georgian Announces Summer Promos

Published: June 19, 2014 11:48 am EDT

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

This Saturday (June 21) will see mini horses invade Georgian for the start of the Mini Horse championship series. This very popular championship will be contested over three exhibition races during Saturday evening cards (one in June, July and August). There will be a meet and greet with the mini horses, including photos and interaction with fans after each race.

‘Wanna Drive’ will also take place during each date in the mini championship series. It will give fans an opportunity to experience driving a Standardbred on the track alongside an experienced horseman. Spaces fill up fast, so ensure to arrive early to book your spot.

Some quick details regarding promotional events appear below.

  • June 21 – Mini Horse Series Opener & Wanna Drive!

  • July 1 – Canada Day Celebration, with free cupcakes and ice cream (while supplies last)

  • July 12 – Ontario Sires Stakes Anniversary Night

  • July 19 – Family Fun Night, with a mini horse race, Wanna Drive, kids zone with inflatables, and ‘Money Machine Madness’

  • August 23 – Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial Trot

  • August 30 – Mini Horse Championship final and Wanna Drive

  • August 31 – Customer Appreciation Night, with giveaways, specials, and more

An Italian buffet is offered every Saturday night in the Governors Dining Room (reservations are recommended). Fans can also kick back in the trackside sports bar, watch the races or your favourite sports, enjoy live music, play pool, darts, or just relax.

"We're very excited to be back for another summer of great racing," states Bruce Barbour, executive director of Racing Operations at Georgian Downs. “It's always a great family atmosphere here, and we look forward to providing that excitement and family fun you know and have come to expect here at Georgian Downs."

Georgian has stated that it will release more information regarding promotions in the future.

(With files from Georgian Downs)