Harness racing
  • Kawartha Downs is for sale
    Any potential sale of Kawartha Downs will not affect the re-opening of the casino and racetrack, said Ontario Lottery and Gaming.
    Nov 2, 2018
  • Kawartha Downs could be closed for a few more weeks
    Kawartha Downs has been closed since Oct. 15 for renovations.
    Oct 31, 2018
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  • Two weeks later, Kawartha Downs still closed
    Kawartha Downs employees were told the casino would only be closed for two weeks.
    Oct 29, 2018
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  • Employees locked out at Kawartha Downs
    Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) says site will be closed for two weeks while gaming area is complete. Workers to be recalled by then.
    Oct 15, 2018
  • New deal with province saves Kawartha Downs harness racing
    There will be harness racing at Kawartha Downs in 2019.
    Oct 9, 2018
  • Peterborough casino job fair attracts hundreds but job future uncertain for Kawartha Downs staff
    The Shorelines Casino Peterborough is expected to open in late summer or early fall.
    May 24, 2018
  • Kawartha Downs to hold 18 race schedule this summer
    Despite not signing the provincial funding agreement, Kawartha Downs will proceed with 18 race dates this summer.
    May 14, 2018
  • Kawartha Downs still in dark on how much money it will get from province
    Province pledges $105 million a year for 19 years for horse racing industry.
    Mar 26, 2018
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  • Kawartha Downs cancels press conference about its future due to ‘major development’
    A press conference to outline the future of Kawartha Downs was cancelled Thursday due to what officials say are 'major developments' for the harness racing facility in Fraserville.
    Feb 22, 2018
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  • Despite uncertain future, Saint John hosts big harness racing program
    Saturday's harness racing program in Saint John featured a total of $55,000 in purses.
    Sep 2, 2017