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Western Fair to host Flamboro Downs races on April 1

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Western Fair to host Flamboro Downs races on April 1

March 27, 2021
Western Fair to host Flamboro Downs races on April 1

March 27, 2021 – Ontario Racing today announced that the previously scheduled card of racing for Flamboro Downs on Thursday, April 1, will now move to The Raceway at the Western Fair District, to be run on the same date (pending final approval).

With the Hamilton Region entering the Grey-Lockdown category as of Sunday, March 28 at 11:59 p.m., Flamboro Downs will not be permitted to host live racing.

Following discussions with all appropriate parties and pending final regulatory approval, the card slated for Thursday at Flamboro Downs will now take place on Thursday at The Raceway at the Western Fair District with a post time of 5:50 p.m. The draw for the transferred races is set for Monday, March 29.

All horsepeople competing on Thursday’s card at The Raceway in London, Ontario, are required to complete the racetrack’s COVID-19 screening test prior to arriving at the racetrack.

Full live racing schedules and race handicapping resources, including free programs, are available at www.westernfairdistrict.com/raceway. Horseplayers can watch and wager on the live racing card through HPIbet.com.

Ontario Racing would like to acknowledge all the parties involved, including the Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA), for their immediate action and support.

 

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