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Welcome to Flamboro Downs – regarded as one of the finest standardbred racing facilities and a great place to work!  Were you aware that Flamboro Downs is home to the world record for three-year-old pacers on a half-mile track?  Harness this exhilaration.  Harness this excitement. Experience electronic table game devices and over 800 slot machines operated by the OLG, the atmosphere of on-site dining, bar and conferencing.

There is something for everyone!  In addition to offering a multi-faceted entertainment, food & beverage and gaming destination on 220 acres in rural Hamilton, our ultimate goal is to provide a memorable, exciting entertainment experience to our guests and rewarding opportunities for our associates.  Since its founding in 1975, Flamboro Down’s management has been committed to promoting positive employee relations and service excellence 24/7.

Join us at Flamboro Downs where excitement comes standard!

Proud to be at Flamboro Downs…

Flamboro Downs opened its doors to the public on April 9, 1975. The planning began in 1972 when the Honorable Ray Connell a local farmer, horseman and politician decided that the area needed a racetrack.  Mr. Connell had just retired from provincial politics where he had served as Minister of Public Works.

He sought out potential investors and approached Mr. Charles Juravinski a local building contractor who had closed his construction company and was looking to invest in a new venture. Mr. Juravinski’s partner was Mr. William McCann and he too was interested in the new venture.

Ray and Charles purchased property in Flamborough Township on Highway #5 and began a further search for another major investor. They found their man in Mr. John Grant of Hornby Ontario. Mr. Grant was an avid horseman and the owner of a large transportation company.

Once John was aboard the new company was incorporated in 1972 and planning began in earnest. Construction began in 1974 and was completed in April 1975.

The progress of the “Track of the Future” was rapid and by 1979 an addition was needed to the main building.

Mr. Connell retired in the mid eighties and Mr. Grant in the early nineties leaving Mr. Juravinski and Mr. McCann as owners. Mr. McCann retired in the late nineties and Mr. Juravinski was the sole owner until the company was sold in 2002 to Magna Entertainment Corp.

Prior to the sale the Ontario Government approved and set up the Slots at Racetracks Program and Flamboro Downs became a host site for the slot program in October of 2000.

In October of 2005, Flamboro went through another great acquisition when they were purchased by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.

Great Canadian is based out of British Columbia and owns several casinos, hotels and racetracks across Canada and Washington State.

Great Canadian strives to be the leading gaming and entertainment destination by providing superior experiences through unparalleled products, facilities and services.

Our Mission, Our Vision, Our Values

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Recruitment, Assessment and Selection

Flamboro Downs is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact via phone at Karen Kitney at 905-627-3561 ext.321 or kkitney@flamborodowns.com.
Thank you.

 

Charitable Giving!

December 2014

Once again, Flamboro Downs’ Employees are inspired to help provide relief to the hungry by generously contributing to the company’s local Good Shepherd Food Drive in Hamilton Ontario.

Charity Donation