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One Bad Boy takes the 160th running of the Queen’s Plate on Saturday at Woodbine under Flavien Prat.

One Bad Boy dominates in 160th Queen’s Plate at Woodbine

Queen’s Plate day smashes single-day wagering record at Woodbine One Bad Boy was good to go for the 160th running of the Queen’s Plate on Saturday at Woodbine, taking charge early and fending off a prolonged challenge from Avie’s Flatter…

Avie’s Flatter is the 5-2 morning line favourite for the 160th running of the Queen’s Plate, first jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, which will be contested this Saturday, June 29 at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Favourite Avie’s Flatter is the One to Beat in the Queen’s Plate

Avie’s Flatter, Canada’s champion two-year-old male, looms as the horse to beat when he faces 13 other Queen’s Plate hopefuls in the $1 million showpiece over 1 1/4 miles on Woodbine’s Tapeta surface this Saturday. The 160th edition of the…

Queen's Plate contender Federal Law breezes under exercise rider Cassie Garcia at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Woodbine CEO Set to Cheer on Queen’s Plate Hopeful Federal Law

The Queen’s Plate is always a significant occasion for Woodbine Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Jim Lawson because of its rich history, but this year will be more than just ceremonial for him because of a horse that has ties to…

Desert Ride has her eye on a Queen's Plate victory. Michael Burns Photo

Woodbine Oaks Winner, Desert Ride, Aims for Queen’s Plate

Three weeks after a stirring stretch run to take the Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, Sam-Son Farm standout filly Desert Ride looks for another crowning moment, this time in the Queen’s Plate. Tenth and last at the quarter-mile mark in…

Queens’ Plate hopefuls, notes and an early look at the field

Lucas N’ Lori looks to spring Queen’s Plate upset Seventeen years ago, T J’s Lucky Moon pulled off an 82-1 Queen’s Plate shocker. Can Lucas n’ Lori deliver another longshot score in next Saturday’s $1 million Canadian classic? It was…

Avie’s Flatter prepping for the 2019 Queen’s Plate at Woodbine. Michael Burns Photo

Avie’s Flatter Shows Promise for Queen’s Plate Win

Avie’s Flatter will be looking to end a puzzling drought for Coronation Futurity winners in the Queen’s Plate as no horse since Norcliffe in 1976 has come back from success in that two-year-old fixture to win Canada’s most prestigious race….

Queen's Plate contender Skywire at Woodbine. Michael Burns Photo

Trainer Mark Casse Has Two Shots at the Queen’s Plate

What’s better than having one shot at winning the Queen’s Plate? For Mark Casse, one of the top trainers in the sport, it’s having two horses in the big dance and a happy return to Canada’s Showplace of Racing. He’s…

Pay for Peace and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes on June 8 at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Pay for Peace is Primed for a Queen’s Plate Win

Pay for Peace, owned by Team Penney Racing and Carem Stables, will arrive at the $1 million Queen’s Plate, set for Saturday, June 29, off an impressive score in the Plate Trial Stakes. Trained by Rachel Halden, the three-year-old son…

The 2019 Queen's Plate takes place June 28-29 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Canada’s Oldest Thoroughbred Race – The Queen’s Plate Is Approaching

The Queen’s Plate is Canada’s oldest thoroughbred stakes race and North America’s oldest yearly horse race. Boasting royal patronage, this beloved event was founded in 1860, by Queen Victoria, who loved horses almost as much as Queen Elizabeth II. The…

The Canadian country music duo High Valley will headline this year’s Queen's Plate Racing Festival at Woodbine Racetrack.

Country Music Duo High Valley to Headline Queen’s Plate Festival

Woodbine Entertainment announced today that Canadian country music duo High Valley will headline this year’s music line-up at the two-day Queen’s Plate Racing Festival with a live performance on the Hats & Horseshoes stage at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday, June…

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