Leamington Raceway Schedule 2014


  Leamington Raceway Schedule 2014 Race Dates  Sunday Sept 7 ,14,21,28, – October 5,12,19,26  Saturday Sept 13,20,27 – October 4 ,11  13 race days Post Times  1:30 p.m. all above dates Qualifiers  Sunday Sept 7 ,14,21,28, October 5,12,19,26  4:45 p.m.  

Leamington Applies For Amendment

The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) is circulating an application for an amendment to the 2014 approved race date schedule at Leamington Raceway and will receive comments on the application from interested participants before making a final decision on the application. The Lakeshore Horse Racing Association (Lakeshore) has requested approval for an extended [...]

Swedish Street Racing


Swedish harness racing made international headlines as a street in a Swedish city of nearly 600,000 people was transformed into a racetrack on Thursday. According to reports from Sweden, organizers of Citytravet (“City Trotting”) estimated 20,000 people lined the streets for the races held in central Göteborg, Sweden during the Göteborg Cultural Festival. Göteborg ranks [...]

Discussions on a regional circuit in South-Western Ontario involving Dresden Raceway, Hiawatha Horse Park and Leamington

    “This is a unique in-the-world agreement between eight tracks to share resources, coordinate schedules, to provide a consistent level of racing and purses year-round to the benefit of both the horsepersons of Ontario and also for the horseplayers, so that we’ll be able to put a signal out around the world that’s consistent [...]

Lakeshore Encourages Friesen Family To Enter The Horse Business


If you attended the SBOA banquet February 15, 2014 you might have missed the quiet young couple sitting at the back of the room. They were unique in this crowd of veteran breeders. Dave and Helen Friesen were there to bid on a stud’s service fee for their first horse, a Standardbred broodmare, named Roxanna [...]

Mike Hamlin Purchases Windsor’s Starting Car And Water Truck For Lakeshore

    A two-day auction of items from the now-defunct Windsor Raceway culminated Wednesday, November 13 with buyers walking away with scores of items from the harness track. It has been reported that some of the items purchased are now earmarked for the Lakeshore Horse Raceway Association. An article by The Windsor Star explains how [...]

Jeff Leal, Minister Of Rural Affairs, and Fellow Liberal Teresa Piruzza Visit Leamington Raceway

On October 25, 2013, Jeff Leal visited Leamington Raceway in Southwestern Ontario. He has represented Peterborough Riding as an MPP at Queen’s Park (2003 – 2013) Currently, Jeff holds the key position of Minister of Rural Affairs. He was accompanied by fellow Liberal Teresa Piruzza, representing Windsor West. They met a group of approximately 50 [...]

We Are Applying For 30 Days Of Racing For 2014

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Harness horse racing held at the Leamington Fairgrounds. The Lakeshore Racing Group has officially applied to host 30 dates at the Leamington Fairgrounds with the first horse race slated for June. “We proved that we can put on a meet and a very successful meet. Our betting live per capita was second only to Toronto,” [...]

Thirteen Happy Faces for Thirteen New Rides


There were thirteen happy faces as thirteen children won their very own bicycle to take home from the Sunday October 13th day of racing in Leamington. They had just enjoyed a sunny day filled with pony rides, face painting, colouring books, petting zoo, pop and hotdogs, watching trick riders and so much more. The day [...]

The Winner Of The 50″ TV


The winner of the 50″ TV, from the draw made on Sunday October 13th, was Mr. Pat Aarts. He, and his wife and two little girls will enjoy plenty of family movie time. Special thanks to Ernie’s TV, at 29 Main Street East in Kingsville for sponsoring this prize.