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Early look at possible contenders in the Prince of Wales Stakes September 01, 2022 FORT ERIE, September 1, 2022 - Nominations have closed for the 87th running of the Prince of Wales Stakes, with seven nominees. The list includes six of the top eight contenders from the Queen’s Plate, looking to compete for the $400,000 2nd jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. Trainer Mark… read more
Returning champ Chico is top dog in Fort Erie wiener dog races July 19, 2022 Hot weather and fun, family-friendly activities made Fort Erie Race Track’s 3rd annual Wiener Dog Races a certified success. Not even the downpouring rain could dampen the contestants and spectator's spirits. The day started off just as busy as it ended, with many customers showing up early in… read more
Fort Erie Race Track kicks off season with record numbers June 01, 2022 Beautiful weather combined with a desire to get back to in person events made opening day at Fort Erie Race Track’s 125th anniversary season a record success. More than 5,000 people were in attendance for racing and the opening day concert with Jonesy. Over $1.65 million was wagered on the ten-race… read more
One week until opening day May 24, 2022 The 125th racing season is about to begin at Fort Erie Race Track, and fans will be in the stands to kick off the season. Opening day at the border oval is Tuesday, May 31 with the first race going off at 4:05 p.m.“We’re really looking forward to getting this season underway, and welcoming… read more
New voice in the announcer booth at Fort Erie Race Track April 14, 2022 When Fort Erie Race Track’s 125th racing season begins at the end of May, there will be a new voice ringing through the grandstands. Experienced horseperson, handicapper and TV personality Doug McPherson will be adding a new skill to his horse racing resume when he becomes the announcer at Fort… read more