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New voice in the announcer booth at Fort Erie Race Track April 14, 2022 When Fort Erie Race Track’s 125th racing season begins at the end of May, there will be a new voice ringing through the grandstands. Experienced horseperson, handicapper and TV personality Doug McPherson will be adding a new skill to his horse racing resume when he becomes the announcer at Fort… read more
Backstretch opens in preparation for racing season at Fort Erie Race Track April 12, 2022 With only seven weeks until opening day, the backstretch has opened and horses have started training for the 125th season of live racing at Fort Erie Race Track. The mood in the backstretch is very positive, with horsepeople happy to be back in Fort Erie and excited for the return of live thoroughbred… read more
Date set for Prince of Wales Stakes February 11, 2022 The date has been set for the 87th running of the Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie Race Track. The top three-year-old Canadian thoroughbreds will be called to the post at the border oval on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 to compete for the second jewel in the Canadian Triple Crown. The race sits between… read more
A rainy day closes out the 2021 meet at Fort Erie Race Track October 26, 2021 FORT ERIE, October 26 – The falling rain could not keep the fans away on closing day of the 2021 racing season at Fort Erie Race Track. However, for the safety of both horses and riders, the 39th and final day of the meet was cut short due to inclement weather. “Unfortunately, due to the… read more
FRANK SALIVE RETIRES AS TRACK ANNOUNCER October 26, 2021 FORT ERIE, Oct. 26 – Today, Frank Salive, Fort Erie’s track announcer is retiring from his commanding post in the announcer’s booth at the border oval. Salive has been the voice of horse racing for over three decades, calling races at several thoroughbred and harness tracks including… read more