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Grand River Open House

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Fun at Flamboro Downs

Fans and longtime staff jumped at the opportunity to sit behind a racehorse and tour the tracks half mile oval. One fan shared a friend had seen the event on their facebook page after taking part last month and spoke … Continue reading

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Frigid Wanna Drive at Flamboro Downs

Fans young and old ventured out in the frigid cold to take their turn at driving a racehorse around the track. One such fan celebrated her 65th birthday with friends and family. Join us February 21st and March 21st at … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Reindeer Sighting

Fans young and old clung to the Christmas spirit for one more day as they enjoyed a “reindeer” led boxing day tour of Western Fair’s racetrack! For more photos from the event visit our Facebook page. Please feel free to … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer at Flamboro Downs

Fans were treated to some holiday festivities with a chance to drive Santa’s reindeer around Flamboro’s racetrack. Join us Boxing Day in London at the Raceway at the Western Fair District for your next chance to drive a reindeer. Post … Continue reading

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Wanna Drive in the Rain? These Fans Did!

A cold wet rain didn’t stop this enthusiastic bunch of fans from taking a ride around the track! As one fan put it “a little rain isn’t going to keep me form missing this once in a lifetime opportunity!” Our … Continue reading

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Wanna Drive – the Hallowe’en Edition

A special Hallowe’en edition of Wanna Drive was presented during Kawartha Downs’ closing night card. As part of fan appreciation day, patrons were treated to all kinds of giveaways and the chance to drive a racehorse. Among the riders was … Continue reading

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Rain Sleet and Hail Can’t Stop Harness Racing Fans

Despite frigid weather conditions fans jumped at the chance to experience the thrill of harness racing first hand. Four local media celebrities braved the rain, sleet and hail to give it their all in a race around Lakeshore raceway in … Continue reading

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Lakeshore Raceway Wanna Drive

Fans at Lakeshore raceway were treated to a little clowning around and a whole lot of smiles as they got the chance to drive a racehorse around the track. The program will return to Leamington on October 4th hope to … Continue reading

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Kawartha Wanna Drive a Huge Hit with Fans

Racing fans of all ages were able to experience first hand what it’s like to sit behind a harness horse when the Hands On Horses program visited Kawartha Downs this evening. Hundreds of patrons entered the draw to win the … Continue reading

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