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Fort Erie Race Track

230 Catherine Street | P.O. Box 1130, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 5N9, Canada
800-295-3770, (905) 871-3200
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Fort Erie
Type: Horse Tracks
Description: A combination of Race Track and Slots or "racino" that features thoroughbred racing and a 85,000 square-foot casino.
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Fort Erie, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love going to the Horse Races in Fort Erie, it's is one of the most beautiful race tracks in the world, the most beautiful in North America. They keep the grounds so beautiful, with all those flowers and the 3 little ponds in the infield, it is lovely! This Race Track is the Grande Dame fo Horse Racing history... More

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Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I really enjoyed my experience on Aug 17th and 19th. The food marlket has a good selection for the price. There are also artists present during and after the race that adds to the pleasure

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Fort Erie race track is a fantastic place to spend a Sunday afternoon ,you can wager as low as $2 a race ,they have very good food at reasonable prices ,a band usually entertains, the kids will enjoy getting close to the horses ,do not have to pay to park or to enter the building .Very cheap afternooon to take... More

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GRAND ISLAND
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510 reviews 510 reviews
204 attraction reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

we only hope and pray that despite all governmental obstacles, this lovely track, movie site of "Black Stallion," makes it into 2014.... the horses ain't so hot but the competition is... Fort Erie deserves a better fate... shame on rico 7207 for his skepticism, my guess is he lost what he considers a bundle...

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Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This 100 year old track is the home of the Prince of Wales Stakes. It merits preserving. This is just a short drive (less than a half hour) from the scenic grandeur of Niagara Falls. Take in a day at the races.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Not the best horses in the Country to be wagering your money on.They do not ever run to form according to their past stats in the racing form and are so bad at times, that you would swear these races are fixed and bet on by owners and trainers. I'll never go back again.

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lackawanna new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Fort Erie Race Track is only minutes from Buffalo and easily assessable for Canadians by the "QE". It is considered one of the most picturesque race tracks with great landscaping and large grandstand and plenty of tellers. For eating there is a formal dining room and a buffet, but I prefer the BBQ stand, great hot dogs, hamburgers and fries.... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We have been many times over the years and have always had a great time. Sadly it does not appear this landmark will be with us much longer. it truly is a shame.

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Fort Erie, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Not much else to say. At the end of race season this year they closed for good. Too bad. Rumors around town are that a developer is going to put in a car race track, which would be a horrible noise/pollution factor. What they COULD and SHOULD do is to renovate it into a world class horse venue for shows.... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Alright place, other then the race track its just like every other casino I have been to maybe even a little smaller then most casinos.

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