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Leading Jockey Kirk Johnsonat the 2017 HBPA Awards. Photo by Michael Burns

Racing Season Comes to a Close at Fort Erie

Another year of horseracing has come to an end in Fort Erie. The border oval completed its 120th season on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Kirk Johnson held on to the title of Meet Leading Jockey for the fifth year in a…

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Live Racing Returns to Fort Erie

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….

TSN’s Brian Williams will host the 79th running of the Prince of Wales alongside analyst Jim Bannon July 29th at 7 p.m. ET.

TSN to Air Prince of Wales Stakes July 29th

TSN brings horse racing fans the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown series, the Prince of Wales Stakes. Live coverage airs today(July 29) at 7 p.m. ET on TSN, as the 79th running of the race unfolds at Fort…

Ami's Holidayis the 9-5 favourite in Tuesday night's $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, at Fort Erie Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Ami’s Holiday Set as 9-5 Prince of Wales Favou​rite

Ami’s Holiday, runner-up to filly Lexie Lou in the Queen’s Plate, will leave from post two as the 9-5 favourite in Tuesday night’s $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition of the Prince of Wales,…

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Lynx Ready for a Canadian Homecoming in Prince of Wales

Peachtree Stable’s Lynx, a maiden winner in Pennsylvania, returns to his Canadian roots for Tuesday’s $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition of the Prince of Wales for Canadian-foaled three-year-olds will be televised live on…

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Fort Erie Will Host Live Thoroughbred Racing in 2013

The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has announced that there will, in fact, be live Thoroughbred racing at Fort Erie Racetrack this year. Details will follow in the next couple of days. In a statement, HPBA Ontario president, Sue Leslie,…

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Still No Word on Fort Erie

With the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel’s March 31st deadline for negotiations with racetracks fast approaching, there is still word on the fate of Fort Erie Racetrack. The Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association of Ontario is involved in the ongoing discussions…

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The State of Horse Racing in Ontario

Many may have already heard that 2012 will be the final season of racing at Fort Erie Racetrack. The Board of the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC) of which the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA) is…

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    Canadian bred HARD NOT TO LIKE (grey gal), owned by Erin, Ont.’s Garland and Marie Williamson, was 2nd in the Ashland last weekend, Grade 1, wow! EquiSport photo.     The racing action is too thrilling these days…

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Slots Closed at Fort Erie, Windsor and Sarnia Racetracks

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has announced the closure of slot operations at Fort Erie, Windsor and Sarnia as of April 30th, as well as the demise of the long-standing revenue-sharing slots-at-racetracks program, set to end next year….

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