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Fort Erie Race Track

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230 Catherine Street, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 5N9, Canada
+1 800-295-3770
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Too late...

Finally made to the Fort Erie racetrack and low and behold, we were too late. Still able to look... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
sossadnik
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Hamilton, Canada
Standard horse racing - more intimate then woodbine

We have been going to this horse track for several decades . It is too bad that it is not the... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Lynne W
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Ontario, Canada
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The Fort Erie Race Track offers live thoroughbred racing twice a week from the end of May to mid October. The venue offers a number of food and beverage stands, including the track side Tiki Bar and the Turfside Dining Room, open every race day. Live musical entertainment, farmers' market, free concerts and special events add to the excitement of a day at the races. Opened in 1897, the historic border oval has one of the most picturesque infields in North America. Parking and admission are always free.
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  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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230 Catherine Street, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 5N9, Canada
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+1 800-295-3770
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Finally made to the Fort Erie racetrack and low and behold, we were too late. Still able to look around, it was still worth trip on a gorgeous autumn afternoon in October.More

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Antonietta P, Manager at Fort Erie Race Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Sorry we missed you! But happy to hear you enjoyed your visit anyways. Our live racing returns on Tuesday, May 29 for the 2018 season. Once confirmed you will be able to find our race schedule on our website. We hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

We have been going to this horse track for several decades . It is too bad that it is not the track it use to be. It had a very nice restaurant separate from the main building but a nice family gathering place before the...More

Thank Lynne W
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Antonietta P, Manager at Fort Erie Race Track, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Thanks for your review Lynne. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our venue and racing, and look forward to having you join us again next season.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Food is crap service is crap only time it was worth while is when Glenn Meredith was there let me tell ya he made a mean drink loved that cat ohhhhhh ya that is me crap crap crap there nothing is home made everything is...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful horses, relaxing ambiance, overall enjoyable afternoon. Recommended to all those who love horses and enjoy spending a summer afternoon outdoors.

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Management response:Responded August 21, 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoy your time at Fort Erie Race Track, and look forward to having you back again.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

My wife, myself and another couple went to the track on Saturday. We made reservations in the dining lounge and really enjoyed the convenience to bet on a favorite horse and have a great view of the races (including TV coverage). Good place to spend...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

Horse racing and TV showing races at other tracks that you can bet on. A tiki bar which is open on Sunday and Tuesday. a live band at the end for entertainment a family day outing

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Management response:Responded July 4, 2017

Thanks for your review! We look forward to having you back again this summer.

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Recently moved to the area and as my hubby has a love of horse racing we have paid a couple of visit to this track this year so far. They seem to be doing a great job of bringing it back to its former glory....More

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Management response:Responded June 15, 2017

Thanks for your feedback. Happy to hear you have enjoyed your visits. We look forward to having you back throughout the summer!

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I have great fun with family or friends. Hard to bet a day at the track. From live racing to the Tiki bar always friendly and exciting.

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Management response:Responded April 17, 2017

We're happy to hear you enjoy your time at Fort Erie Race Track, and look forward to having you back during the 2017 season!

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A nice place to spend a day. The liberal Ontario ruined it from being a great place, giving them less money and making them drop to two days of racing a week. It is much harder to follow horses when they can't race weekly due...More

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Management response:Responded April 17, 2017

Thanks for your support. We look forward to having you visit again during the 2017 season.

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

My wife and I visit the Fort Erie Racetrack a few times a week , We like to meet up with my son and his Family on Saturday afternoons. It would be so much nicer if the ownership would maybe spend a little money on...More

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