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Horse rescued from sinkhole in Fort Erie Backstretch July 11, 2019 FORT ERIE, July 11, 2019 - Earlier this morning, a horse was safely rescued from a sinkhole in the backstretch at Fort Erie Race Track. Mr Changue, trained by Ken Albu, was grazing this morning and the ground gave way, creating a sinkhole which was caused by a broken water main. Key members of… read more
Fort Erie Race Track announces purse scale increase July 09, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFORT ERIE – July 9, 2019 - Fort Erie Race Track announced today that effective immediately, there will be a five percent increase in purse scale for the remainder of the 2019 racing season. After consultation with the HBPA, the Board of Directors of the Fort Erie Live Racing… read more
Racing returns on May 28 May 14, 2019 FORT ERIE (May 14, 2019) – Only two more weeks until Fort Erie Race Track kicks off its 122nd season of racing. The thoroughbreds return to the border oval for opening day on Tuesday, May 28, first race post time is 4:20 p.m. In addition to horse racing action, fans on opening day can enjoy food… read more
Tote System Changes March 01, 2019 Dear Customers,Fort Erie Race Track will be changing our tote system provider to Amtote, beginning April 1, 2019, in order to be in alliance with all racetracks across Ontario. Please note that once this change takes effect, customers will not be able to redeem their United Tote betting vouchers or… read more
Jim Carriere February 25, 2019 It is with great sadness we share that Jim Carriere passed away this weekend. Jim was an anchor in our team at Fort Erie Race Track for many years as our Food & Beverage Manager. He was loved by our staff and customers, and his passing has left a large hole in the heart of Fort Erie Race Track.… read more