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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 #7 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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Niagara Falls, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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184 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
21 helpful votes 21 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
63 helpful votes 63 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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Stevensville, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This is one of the nicest race tracks in Canada. The grounds are beautiful .They also have the slots. The food is very good.

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Oakville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

Enjoy the sport of horse racing cheering on the thoroughbreds and quarter horses in their respective races. Enjoyed the Tikki Bar with bonus of ladies who come around your bets. Can get close to horses by going to paddock area. The very best french fries to be found.....about an hour from Toronto..free parking and free admission..picnic area as well..

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