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Friday, June 3, 2016

Hanover Raceway Opener Saturday

Hanover | by Fred Wallace  

Interview with General Manager Gord Dougan


Hanover Raceway Opens Saturday June 4th.

Hanover Raceway celebrates its 52nd year of Paramutuel Racing in 2016 and its 152nd year as a non profit Agricultural Society.

Most of the 16 live days will have special features attached to them, and once again Dream of Glory Day will feature live Fireworks after the races on the Civic Holiday Weekend which is Saturday July 30th this year.

Opening Day, Saturday June 4th

The first 250 fans to purchase a program on site will get a Hanover Raceway Ballcap. (1 per person). Fans will also enjoy 2 special races each night.

The 7th race will be sponsored by OLG and one lucky fan will win 100 dollars in prizing including Food, Cash and Betting bucks.

The 8th race each night will be sponsored by and one lucky fan will win a 25 dollar gift certificate from HPIbet.

Saturday June 11th

Pepsi Night at the Races.

Our friends from Pepsi will be on hand with up to $ 2,000 in prizing to give away to all members of the family including a bicycle, BBQ and lawn furniture.

Saturday June 18th

Molson Men's Day

Molson helps us celebrate Fathers Day with over $ 1,000 in prizes for all Dads in attendance.

Prizes include Coors Light Coolers, a Fire Pit, Beach umbrellas and more.

Saturday June 25th

Hockeyville Day

Kids 13 and under wearing a hockey jersey can enter to win 1 of 6 bikes courtesy of the Hanover Rotary Club and Hanover Canadian Tire.

Dream of Glory Day

Saturday July 30th

Special post time of 6:15pm BBQ starts at 5:00, with the Crippled Ducks playing in between the races.

There will also be a huge fireworks display after the races, and the 3 year old Colts will compete in the Ontario Sires Stakes as part of the program.

Other events

The Country 93 Survivor Handicapping contest begins on July 2nd with the final on Saturday August 6th.
Ladies Night is July 9th
Bring a Friend Day is July 16th
The 152nd Hanover Fair takes place on August 12th -14th.
The Walker Memorial Trot goes August 20th.
The Balanced Image Trot will be held on August 20th and 27th

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