Fraser Downs - Harness Racing in BC

 
- Web Edition (print edition published 20 February, 2004)

A New Era Dawns - By April of this year, new revenues from slot machines will begin to assist the British Columbia horse racing industry...

Proud, Grateful & Determined by Chuck Keeling - Visitors to Fraser Downs lately will have noticed that most of the lower level of the grandstand complex has been sealed off. The first phase of a $25 million construction program is underway, a plan to open an interim facility with 200 slot machines by April of this year...

An Industry, Not Just a Sport - The ultimate value of horse racing to society, as opposed to other forms of gambling, is that it creates thousands of highly varied jobs. Farms, ranches, transport companies, a myriad of sup-pliers, and dozens of other businesses share small pieces of the pie...

Careers, Training & Opportunities - The name “Fraser Downs Entertainment Centre” implies far more than just horse racing and machine gaming...

An 8-Year Odyssey - The campaign to win municipal and provincial approval for the project now under construction at Fraser Downs began in 1995...

Apologies for Construction Disruption - We are sorry about the inconvenience already caused for many of our regular customers and the disruption is going to get a lot worse before it gets better...

 

The Vision

 
- Web Edition

Our Goals - A rundown of what we plan to accomplish...

Sandown Park - More than 150 years of frequently distinguished Victoria horse racing history has been hanging by a slender thread in more recent times...

Rainbow Downs - It is hard to imagine a more beautiful setting for harness racing than at Chilliwack Heritage Park...

Around the Province - Horse racing positively impacts all of British Columbia. Breeders, suppliers and farmers elsewhere benefit from the race courses in Vancouver, Surrey, North Saanich and in the Interior...

Fraser Downs 17755 - 60th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V3S 1V3 Canada 
Tel. 604.576.9141 * Fax 604.576.9821 info@fraserdowns.com 

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