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Address: 230 Catherine Street, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 5N9, Canada
Phone Number: 800-295-3770, (905) 871-3200
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A combination of Race Track and Slots or "racino" that features...

A combination of Race Track and Slots or "racino" that features thoroughbred racing and a 85,000 square-foot casino.

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still running

endangered but beauitiful old track, not unlike Kentucky's Keeneland but horses leave a lot to be desired... pleasant old-world atmosphere

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
DOUGANDPOLLY
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GRAND ISLAND
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GRAND ISLAND
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862 reviews
338 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

endangered but beauitiful old track, not unlike Kentucky's Keeneland but horses leave a lot to be desired... pleasant old-world atmosphere

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can do litle bets or big ones, through breds race daily in summer season. Online racing from sister traks available

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Thank sharong796
Scotland
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114 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

While on holiday in Canada a friend asked if we would like to go to a race track, not being gamblers and having never been to one before we said yes to his invite. And what a most enjoyable day out it was, our friend mentioned that years ago this track was very popular and people travelled from miles around... More 

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Thank theolloys
Sunnyvale, California,
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is a admission free place to visit and I had a wonderful time betting a small amount of money (minimum bet $2). I also liked that they had places outside where you could sit and have a drink and watch the game at individual patio tables. (Beer and Wine reasonable) and also offered food. I am so glad that... More 

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Thank Richard T
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Still the prettiest track in Ontario, but prefer it back in its hay day. They run a very short season now with 2 days per week. Without a casino being allowed there, it has become less and less attended and cared for.

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Thank Frank J
Fort Erie, Canada
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104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Large beautifully landscaped racetrack. Came for farmers market. Not many vendors however. Besides horseracing, not much else to do here.

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Thank JStebs
Niagara Falls, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Well this past Sunday Aug 9, 2015 was quite the surprise. I have never seen the Security Guards in such a huff. Being Canadian, I am so happy our Security Guards don't carry guns as I believe this past Sunday they would have taken them out. For years going I have never seen signs posted that dogs are not allowed... More 

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Thank B F
kenmore ny
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185 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Used to be the slots and the horses were the draw. Now just horses on an older track and very spacious grounds that are old b ut kept up fairly well. spent a summer afternoon recently with lots of young families and a couple food stands and small fruit stand.Very casual and free parking and admission and minutes from the... More 

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Potsdam, United States
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My family used to make a day at the races an annual event. Thirty years ago it was a fun, dress-up kind-of event. Today it is very different but for anyone who likes horse races I would recommend a visit to Fort Erie. It's a B track but still a fun afternoon. They even have a craft and food market.

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Thank Donna S
Milton, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Love going to this beautiful track and playing the ponies!!!! Hope they keep it open forever! The atmosphere is great. Vendors selling fresh local produce and friendly staff.

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