2017 Events

Print250th Anniversary Events

Mac Lilley Farms Ltd.
Mother’s Day Open House – Sunday, May 14
Check out the photos of the first 250th Mile

Alberta Thoroughbred Night of Champions
Official launch of 250th Anniversary Celebrations in Alberta – Saturday, May 20

Flamboro Downs
Confederation Cup – Sunday, May 21

Assiniboia Downs
Name the 250th Anniversary Foal Contest & Celebration –?Entries Close JUNE 17

Grand River Raceway
Open House – Sunday, May 28 from 11am – 2pm

Equestrian Canada
National Horse Day – Saturday, June 3
250th Anniversary Photo Contest (Details to come)

Caledon Fair
June 9 – 11

Bedrock Farms Fundraiser
Beaumont, Alberta – Commemorative Mile June 11

Earlier this year a national initiative was launched to complete “250 Miles for 250 Years”, with a goal of accumulating 250 commemorative miles honouring the communities, horses and people who have participated in the sport over the past 250 years. Many of those commemorative miles will be held over this official anniversary weekend.

Participating tracks include:

British Columbia
Hastings Racecourse – Vancouver (July 1)

Alberta
Century Downs (July 1)
Millerville (July 1)
Northlands Park – Edmonton (July 1)

Manitoba
Assiniboia Downs – Winnipeg (July 1)

Ontario
Clinton Raceway (July 2)
Dresden (July 1)
Fort Erie (July 2)
Georgian Downs (July 1)
Grand River (June 30)
Hanover (July 1)
Hiawatha ?– Sarnia (July 1)
Kawartha Downs (July 1)
Mohawk (July 1)
Rideau Carleton (July 2)
Woodbine (July 1)

Quebec
Hippodrome 3R – Trois Riviere (July 2)

Nova Scotia
Inverness (July 2)
Northside Downs – North Sydney (July 1)
Truro (June 30)

New Brunswick
Exhibition Park Raceway – Saint John (July 1)

PEI
Red Shores – Charlottetown (July 2)
Summerside – (July 1)

Fort Erie Race Track
Family Fun Day & 250th Anniversary Celebration – Sunday, July 2

Millarville Racetrack
112th Running of the Millarville Races – Saturday, July 1

Hanover Raceway
250th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday, July 1

Assiniboia Downs
Name the 250th Anniversary Foal Contest & Celebration – Saturday, July 1

Clinton Raceway
‘250 miles for 250 years’ – Legends Day event – Sunday, July 30

Roseneath Fair
September 22 – 24

Erin Fall Fair
October 6 – 9
Monday October 9 The Races are back at Erin Fairgrounds!