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Updated COVID-19 Protocols at Ontario Racetracks

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Updated COVID-19 Protocols at Ontario Racetracks

March 2, 2022
Updated COVID-19 Protocols at Ontario Racetracks
The Raceway at the Western Fair District:
As of March 1, 2022, proof of vaccination to enter WFD facilities and events is no longer required, while masks remain mandatory inside our buildings

Flamboro Downs
Effective Thursday, March 3rd, in accordance with Public Health guidance, Flamboro Downs will be transitioning from active screening (removal of QR code) to passive screening. Horse people are asked to stay home if sick/ill/have symptoms or if Public Health advises self-isolation/isolation due to your specific circumstance.
Paddock capacity limits and the face covering mandate for all racing participants, guests and team members remain in place.   
While the battle against COVID-19 is not yet over, the easing of restrictions is a positive step in the right direction as we return to normal. We understand how challenging the impacts of COVID-19 have been on everyone and appreciate the co-operation, understanding and dedication that you have all shown to put each other’s well-being first. The health and safety of racing participants,  guests and team members continues to remain of utmost importance to us. 

Rideau Carleton Raceway

Effective in March, Rideau Carleton Raceway will no longer be requiring proof of vaccination to enter the backstretch and will be resuming winner circle photos.

Full Protocols

Woodbine Mohawk Park

Consistent with the Government of Ontario’s easing of public health measures, proof of vaccination is no longer required at Woodbine Mohawk Park, including Elements Casino Mohawk, as of Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

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