Mohawk Racetrack

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Mohawk Raceway, Campbellville, ON
Mohawk Racetrack
Location 9430 Guelph Line
Campbellville, Ontario
L0P 1B0
Canada Canada
Owned by Woodbine Entertainment Group
Date opened April 26, 1963
Course type Flat Thoroughbred/Harness
Notable races Spring: Youthful Pacing Series, Mohawk Pacing Series, Princess Pacing Series
Fall: Campbellville Trot, Milton Stakes and Harvest Stakes
Official website

Mohawk Racetrack is a harness racing track in Campbellville, Ontario.[1] It is owned by the Woodbine Entertainment Group, formerly the Ontario Jockey Club, and is about 30 km west of the company's other racetrack, Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. Mohawk also has a large slot machine parlour, operated by OLG; some of the revenue from this operation is used to increase the horseracing purses.

The track opened in 1963 by the then Ontario Jockey Club.[2]

Track Specifications[edit]

The track itself is ⅞ mile in circumference (originally ⅝ mile), and is made of crushed limestone. It can accommodate ten starters behind the gate. The homestretch is 1,095 feet long, and the far turn has a larger radius than the clubhouse turn to encourage acceleration into the homestretch. There is no hubrail.

Races[edit]

Most of the major harness racing stakes events have been moved from Woodbine to Mohawk as of 2007. These races include-

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Breeder's crown: 1984-2009" (PDF). Hambletonian.org. 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mohawk Horse Racing Information". horseracing.info. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 

Coordinates: 43°29′44″N 80°00′01″W / 43.4955°N 80.0004°W / 43.4955; -80.0004