Racing at Red Shores

Tarmac Reopening

We are excited to announce that effective Saturday, July 4th, the Tarmacs in Charlottetown and Summerside will be reopening, with a 50 person capacity, during Live Racing events only. Admittance is free and on a first come, first served basis. Please note: guests on the Tarmac will have no access to the building – washrooms and Pari-Mutuel sellers will be available outside on the Tarmac. Guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and umbrellas.

August 8 @ 6:00 pm

Red Shores Charlottetown

August 9 @ 1:00 pm

Red Shores Summerside

August 13 @ 6:00 pm

Red Shores Charlottetown

Please be advised that Race Dates and Post Times are subject to change.

PEI Harness Racing Announcements

Click here to view the latest Harness Racing Announcements from Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and the Summerside Raceway. 

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Guardian Gold Cup Nomination Deadline Monday

Nomination Deadline for Gold Cup & Saucer is Monday Charlottetown, PE - The PEI Harness Racing Industry Association and Red Shores  released details of a Welcome Package being offered to all starters in the Gold Cup and Saucer Trials. The NOMINATION Deadline is...

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Red Shores Summerside Return to Racing and More!

Summerside (P.E.I.) – Red Shores, The Prince County Horsemen’s Club, along with the City of Summerside, is pleased to announce the return of harness racing with limited spectators to Red Shores Summerside on Friday June 26th. Post time is 6pm. Reservations will be...

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Gold Cup Ambassadors

The Gold Cup ambassadors have been part of this great harness racing community since 1961. These representatives travel throughout PEI promoting our sport to Islanders and visitors. Due to Covid 19, and the cancellation of many Island events & receptions, we...

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Live Harness Racing at Red Shores

Red Shores offers two live horse racing tracks, located at two of the oldest harness racing tracks on PEI. The Charlottetown Driving Park est. 1888, hosts live racing nine months of the year and is home to the prestigious Gold Cup & Saucer race held during Old Home Week each August. Offering a licensed tarmac, box seating, am indoor grandstand, centerfield packages, we provide an experience like no other.

Summerside Raceway is believed to be the oldest, continuously racing track in Canada. Offering live racing six months of the year, including the Governor’s Plate annually each July.

Racetrack Contact


Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm

3 hours prior to post time

2 hours prior to post time


Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park

CDP - Est. 1888

58 Kensington Road
(attached to Eastlink Centre)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Phone: 902-629-6634

Phone: 902-629-6636



Red Shores at Summerside

SRW - Est. 1886

55 Greenwood Drive
(attached to Credit Union Place)
Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Phone: 902-894-9919

Race Day Phone: 902-888-5666 ext. 4118

Please note the Standardbred Canada Representative will not be available during the Monday-Friday hours and is on-site during Race Days only.

All stake payments, transfers, memberships can be completed online or by calling Standardbred Canada directly.
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