In the winner’s circle: How I survived my first harness race By Windsor Star Kelly Steele

In the winner’s circle: How I survived my first harness race

In the winner’s circle: How I survived my first harness race I’ve always believed it’s important to get out and experience things, even if it means stepping out of your comfort zone. Last weekend as I headed out to Leamington Raceway, I was definitely stepping out of my comfort zone. My assignment seemed simple enough — [...]

Dream Makers Costume Rentals (Joining Us Oct,19th 2014)

Dream Makers Costume Rentals

Dream Makers Costume Rentals will bring to you quality entertainment experiences by either renting you the costume of current and popular characters or by the “dream team” doing a meet & greet of the character(s) at any and all parties and events. Dream Makers is passionate about being able to create magical memories that a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]