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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The Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owners Association now has an online 50/50 draw! Funds raised will help members and participants of the harness racing industry on PEI support those in need of assistance due to sickness or injury, as well as support special...

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Red Shores Releases Back to Racing Guide

Charlottetown, PE – Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park, in cooperation with the PEI Harness Racing Industry Association,  is providing a Back to Racing  COVID 19 guideline as the harness racing community gets ready to launch the season...

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Governor’s Plate Still Scheduled for July

Summerside, PE –  The City of Summerside has announced the Summerside Lobster Carnival has been cancelled. While this announcement unfortunately affects the carnival, this does not impact the harness racing events scheduled from July 5th to July 11th including the...

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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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