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Opening day delayed at Fort Erie Race Track due to COVID-19 lockdown extension May 13, 2021 FORT ERIE, May 13, 2021 - Opening day at Fort Erie Race Track will be postponed due to today’s provincial announcement that stay-at-home orders will continue across Ontario through to June 2. The 2021 racing season was originally scheduled to begin on June 1, but will now be rescheduled for a… read more
Working with mom at the Fort May 08, 2021 Mother’s day is not simply a day for giving your mom a hug and some extra love, but also a day to recognize some of the tight-knit families currently working at Fort Erie Race Track. Case in point, trainer Julie Mathes and her daughter Alysha Robillard.  Mathes is not short on words or sentiment… read more
Fort Erie Race Track prepares for season and adds two additional race days March 25, 2021 FORT ERIE, March 25, 2021 - Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC) announced that they have applied to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) to add two additional race days to Fort Erie’s racing calendar. The additional days will be added at the end of the season on October 25… read more
Date set for 86th Prince of Wales Stakes January 25, 2021 FORT ERIE, January 25, 2021 – The 86th Prince of Wales Stakes is set to take place on Tuesday, September 14, first race post time 1:00 p.m. The $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes is Fort Erie Race Track’s signature event, for Canada’s finest three-year-old thoroughbreds running 1 mile… read more
Executive Management Changes at Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium January 14, 2021 FORT ERIE, January 14, 2021 - Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium announced today that after five years as chief operating officer/ chief financial officer of the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium, Tom Valiquette has decided to take a step back from some of his COO duties, but will continue to maintain… read more