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Flamboro Racing Sep-Dec 4 days a week
Training Hours Thu, Fri 8:00-12:00PM

Live Racing at Flamboro Downs is taking place 4 days a week from September through December 2023.

Click HERE for schedule/free downloadable race programs (PDF).

The racetrack training hours are Thursday and Friday from 8:00AM until 12:00PM (noon).

Ontario Sired Autumn Series Details

September 7, 2023 - Woodbine Entertainment has released details for the upcoming 2023 Ontario Sired Autumn Series at Flamboro Downs and The Raceway at Western Fair District.

The Ontario Sired Autumn Series consists of four events, two held at Flamboro Downs and two held at Western Fair. Each event offers two $8,500 preliminary legs and a $20,000 added money final.

The Autumn Series is open to Ontario Sired two and three-year-olds that are non-winners of $10,000 as of midnight Sept. 30.

The nomination fee is $200. Nominations for the Ontario Sired Autumn Series close on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023.

To view the nomination form, click here.

Woodbine encourages owners and trainers to make payments online. If sending nominations by mail, envelopes must be clearly post-marked no later than Oct. 2, 2023, or payment will not be accepted. Registered mail is recommended.

Flamboro Downs Kicks Off Fall 2023 Meet

Opening Day photo of racehorse
Photo credit: Carter Gimblett

September 3, 2023 - Flamboro Downs kicked off its 2023 Fall Meet with a nine-race card on Sunday, Sept. 3. The season got underway with upset victories in the evening's features bookending the card.

Steadyaswego and Tyler Moore kicked things off in a thriller in filly and mare conditioned company. Starting from post five in the full-field of nine, Moore landed mid-pack in the early stages in fourth as Jason Ryan sent 1-9 favourite Storybook Bella to the front through a 27.4 first quarter. Steadyaswego found herself boxed in from fourth as Controlthedistance and Anthony Haughan led the charge first over to engage Storybook Bella at the half in 57.4. The pace picked up as Storybook Bella opened up by two-lengths up the backstretch while Steadyaswego found a seem between rivals to begin her charge first-up at three-quarters in 1:26.3.

Steadyaswego thundered into second on the final turn with her sights set on leader Storybook Bella as the duo turned for home. The fillies dueled down the lane where Steadyaswego utilized a 27.2 final brush to nail Storybook Bella by a head on the wire in 1:55. Watch My Honeydrip and Travis Henry rallied to round out the trifecta, Steadyaswego returned $15.00 for the victory.

Steadyaswego picked up her fourth victory in 12 starts in 2023 for trainer Brittany Kennedy who co-owns the filly along with Ingersoll-Moneyclip Racing and Shawn Bustin. The 1:55 clocking was a lifetime best for the three-year-old daughter of All Bets Off-Flight Of An Angel and pushed her career bankroll to $37,288.

Flamboro Downs Kicks off Fall 2023 Meet (SC)

Fourever Boy Wins 2023 Juravinski Cup

Fourever Boy Wins Juravinski Cup
Photo credit: Carter Gimblett

May 21, 2023 - Driver Trevor Henry utilized the pylon post with Fourever Boy and procured a pocket ride to glory when he then shot through the open stretch and took the $262,000 Charles Juravinski Memorial Cup, for pacing four-year-olds, on Sunday night (May 21) at Flamboro Downs.

The complexion of the race changed earlier in the evening when morning line choice Bythemissal was a scratch due to sickness, allowing Ron to draw in and leave from post three. Fourever Boy squeaked into the Juravinski Memorial final after finishing fifth in his elimination to Birthday on May 14.

“I expected him to be way better,” trainer Tim Twaddle said after the race. “Deep down, I was obviously was dreaming about winning the race, but second-guessing myself after last week of course. I spoke to Dexter a couple times through the week and made a few changes. I did a small shoeing change, we did a little vet work. He was just much sharper coming into the race.”

Fourever Boy races for owners Micki Rae Stables LLC and Tim Twaddle. In his march to millionaire status, Fourever Boy collected his sixth victory from 39 starts. His earnings currently sit at $910,961 and he paid $11 to win.

Fourever Boy Wins Juravinski Cup Race (SC)

Stretch Drive panorama
Date Key Headline
September 19 2023 SC Hunter Hill Nabs Flamboro Preferred
September 17 2023 SC Borth Sweeps Prospect Series
September 16 2023 SC 1st Win For Toll; 5th Straight for Sheplaysforkeeps
September 14 2023 SC Winner Bells Gate-To-Wire in Flamboro feature
September 12, 2023 SC Radical Legacy Continues Prospect Series Streak
September 5, 2023 SC Radical Legacy Tops Prospect Series
September 3, 2023 SC Flamboro Kicks Off Fall 2023 Meet
May 28, 2023 SC Flamboro Wraps 2023 Winter-Spring Meet
May 21, 2023 SC Fourever Boy Wins Juravinski Memorial Cup

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