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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…

The Washboard Union will be among the featured musical acts to headline this year’s Queen's Plate Racing Festival.

The Washboard Union to Headline Queen’s Plate Festival

The JUNO Award-nominated country music group The Washboard Union will be among the featured musical acts to headline this year’s Queen’s Plate Racing Festival, which runs from June 28-29 at Woodbine Racetrack. Fronted by step-brothers Aaron Grain & Chris Duncombe…

Avie's Flatter winning the 2018 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Avie’s Flatter is This Year’s Queen’s Plate Winterbook Favourite

Avie’s Flatter leads a list of 84 three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated to the Canadian Triple Crown, which opens with the $1 million Queen’s Plate on Saturday, June 29 at Woodbine Racetrack. Avie’s Flatter has been assessed as the early 3-1 favourite…

Wonder Gadot and jockey John Velazquez winning the 2018 Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Get Ready for the 160th Running of the Queen’s Plate

Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 160th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. North America’s oldest…

Telekinesis winning the Queen's Plate Trial on June 9th. Michael Burns Photo

Telekinesis Is the One to Beat in the Queen’s Plate

Telekinesis, who ran up to his notices with a solid victory in the 1 1/8-mile Plate Trial here June 9, looms as the one to beat in Saturday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate. The Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous race, offers…

Cooler Mike. Photo by Michael Burns

Cooler Mike Looks for Queen’s Plate Cheers

Cooler Mike, who will be looking to give his trainer his first stakes win in the Queen’s Plate, is the homebred who nearly got away. “He was the last one that we had out of the mare,” said trainer Nick…

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Alternative Route Takes Unique Path to Plate

Alternative Route certainly has lived up to his name, as his final prep for the Queen’s Plate came in the Grade 3 Arlington Classic over 1 1 /16 miles of turf. Trainer Al Stall Jr. had started Alternative Route on…

Silent Poet is ready to claim the 159th Queen's Plate. Michael Burns Photo

Stronach Stables’ Sights Are Set on the Queen’s Plate

Frank Stronach’s Stronach Stables has captured the Queen’s Plate on four occasions with Holy Helena (2017), Shaman Ghost (2015), Awesome Again (1997) and Basqueian (1994) racing their way into the history books. On Saturday, June 30th, Stronach’s Silent Poet will…

OLG official partner and title sponsor of 2018 Canadian Triple Crown

Woodbine Entertainment is proud to announce the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) is the official partner and title sponsor of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred racing for 2018. The OLG Canadian Triple Crown for three-year-old Canadian-foaled Thoroughbreds consists of…

Wonder Gadot and jockey Patrick Husbands winning the Mazarine Stakes (Grade 3) at Woodbine Racetrack on October 7, 2017. Michael Burns Photo

See the List of 2018 Queen’s Plate Nominees

A total of 57 Canadian-bred three-year-olds are eligible to the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate set for June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack following the sustaining payment deadline on May 2. The initial February 5 nomination list consisted…

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