See the ‘Off Kilter Equine Entertainers’ on Sunday September 14, 2014


  On Sunday September 14, 2014 the Off Kilter Equine Entertainment Group will be preforming in front of the grandstand at Leamington Raceway. Off Kilter Equine Entertainment is a Trick Riding, Trick Roping, Whip Cracking and Drill Riding boost of energetic young riders all sharing in the common bond of entertainment! This exciting show is [...]

Meet Our Parade Marshal

Taylor Fritz

Meet the Parade Marshal for Leamington Raceway. Introducing Taylor and Sonny!

Leamington Raceway Harness Racing Schedule 2014


Race Dates Sunday September 7 ,14,21,28, – October 5,12,19,26 & Saturday September 13,20,27 – October 4 ,11. 13 race days Post Times 1:30 p.m. for all above dates Qualifiers Sunday September 7 ,14,21,28 &  Sunday October 5,12,19,26 at 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 [...]

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 [...]