Select a date from the calendar below to view Western Fair District race results.
Our signature event, held on the last Friday night in May ending the live race season with a bang! The total purse money for the night is more than $400,000, attracting an exceptional calibre of horses and drivers. But not all of the action is on the track! Patrons are always treated to a special night of giveaways, prizes and great entertainment.
City of London Series
Held in the spring for 4-year old and younger Ontario sired pacers and trotters who are non-winners of $10,000 lifetime.2013 Nominees:
City of London Fillies and Mares Pace
City of London Horses and Geldings Pace
City of London Fillies and Mares Trot
City of London Horses and Geldings Trot
Henry, Canada’s leading dash winning driver for 2012, will receive the Canadian colours and matching helmet from Standardbred Canada’s President & CEO John Gallinger.
Henry will also be presented with a book of good luck messages and emails collected from racing fans across the country.
The presentation will take place trackside at about 6:50 p.m. following a meet and greet session with racing fans from 6 to 6:40 p.m.in the track's main lobby. Patrons are asked to wear red and white to show support for Canada’s rep and to participate in prize draws.
Canadians have won the World Driving Championship on four other occasions with Jody Jamieson the most recent winner in the US in the 2011 WDC. Jamieson also won in 2001. Sylvain Filion won the 1999 edition and Herve Filion won the inaugural WDC in 1970.
Henry, 41, of Arthur, Ontario drove 533 winners during the 2012 season to top the charts for all Canadian drivers, while adding $3.4 million in purse money to his stats. Both numbers were career bests for the talented reinsman. He also won driving titles at The Raceway at The Western Fair District, Grand River Raceway, Clinton Raceway and Hanover Raceway last year.
Lifetime, he has driven in 25,625 races, accumulated 4,740 wins and driven horses to earnings in excess of $30 million.
Do you have that special someone who can't get enough of the raceway? Show them you are thinking about them with great gifts from The Western Fair Raceway this race season!
- Raceway Hats - $15
- Playing Cards: $4
- District Calendars - $10 $2 from every purchase of a calendar goes to O.S.A.S (Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society)
A special deal for seniors (55 yrs+)!
Get OLG & Raceway gaming vouchers, a free Raceway program and Top of the Fair buffet for $25.99. Call 519-438-7203 ext. 252 to reserve your spot.