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Live Racing Returns to Fort Erie May 26, 2017 FORT ERIE - May 26, 2017 - The 120th season of live racing is only days away at Fort Erie Race Track. The horses will break from the starting gate on Tuesday, May 30 at 4:20 p.m. to begin another exciting season at the historic border oval. Eight races are scheduled for Tuesday’s card, followed… read more
Horses Arrive in Fort Erie for 2017 Racing Season April 10, 2017 FORT ERIE, April 10, 2017 – With opening day less than eight weeks away, owners and trainers have started shipping horses in to Fort Erie Race Track’s backstretch to get an early start on spring training. Horses started arriving on Sunday, April 9, which is three weeks earlier than previous… read more
2016 Season Wraps Up at Fort Erie Race Track October 19, 2016 FORT ERIE, October 19 - It was another record setting year at the Fort Erie Race Track, as the 119th season of live racing at the border oval came to a close on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Among the many positive highlights for the year was a 20 percent increase in all-source wagering to $28,855,000 over 40 days… read more
Passing of Daryl Wells Jr. October 14, 2016 FORT ERIE - October 14, 2016 – We are deeply saddened by the passing of former Fort Erie Race Track announcer Daryl Wells Jr. Daryl was a long standing mem‎ber of our team, and his significant contributions to our race track will always be remembered. "I had the pleasure of hiring Daryl as… read more
Eight Horse Field in 2016 Prince of Wales Stakes July 22, 2016 FORT ERIE, July 22 – Eight of the finest Canadian-bred three-year-old thoroughbred horses will compete in the 81st running of the Prince of Wales Stakes. A $500,000 purse will be up for grabs on Tuesday, July 26 at the historic Fort Erie Race Track. The Post-Position Draw was held on Friday at… read more