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The Story of Le Cinquieme Essai September 08, 2021 On October 28, 2001 Le Cinquieme Essai, a chestnut colt bred and owned by William J. Scott made his debut at the historic Fort Erie Race Track. While he didn’t win that day, he found himself in the winner’s circle in his third career start. Le Cinquieme Essai, meaning ‘fifth try’… read more
Doctor Uptown takes home the 2021 Puss n Boots Cup September 06, 2021 FORT ERIE, September 6, 2021 – The 2021 edition of the Puss N Boots Cup was captured by a five-year-old chestnut gelding named Doctor Uptown for owner Robert Simonick, trainer Paula Loescher and jockey Omar Moreno. The $30,000 Cup race contested over Fort Erie’s turf course is named after… read more
Katie Larsen: Finding forever homes for racehorses July 25, 2021 Katie Larsen is a familiar face on Fort Erie’s backstretch. On a typical morning, you will see her in the saddle breezing horses for upcoming race days at the border oval. In the afternoon, you might not see her, but she is hard at work connecting people with recently retired racehorses looking… read more
FORT ERIE RACE TRACK ANNOUNCES PLAN TO REOPEN TO SPECTATORS June 29, 2021 FORT ERIE, June 29, 2021 – The Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium announced today that a limited number of spectators will be allowed to return to the border oval beginning July 12. In response to the province’s announcement that horse racing facilities can now reopen to spectators with a… read more
The Alderson family: A passion for the sport inspired by their dad June 20, 2021 “I wouldn’t be the man I am today without them.” Ryan Alderson is standing on Fort Erie’s backstretch, helping his dad and uncle with morning chores as he speaks those very words. A close-knit family, the Aldersons are well-known to the Fort Erie racing community.  Ryan’s… read more