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Telekinesis winning on February 9 at Fair Grounds. Photo by Hodges Photography

Telekinesis Named Queen’s Plate Winterbook Choice

Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse is blessed with a quartet of Canadian Triple Crown contenders led by Telekinesis, who was today installed the early 4-1 favourite for the 159th edition of The Queen’s Plate. Last year, it was Woodbine…

The 2017 Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Woodbine Announces 2018 Stakes Schedule

Woodbine Entertainment has announced its stakes schedule for the 2018 Thoroughbred racing season with 96 stakes highlighted by the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown. In addition to the prestigious…

2018 Queen's Plate logo

2018 Queen’s Plate Logo Unveiled

Woodbine Entertainment has released the official logo for the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, slated for Saturday, June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack. To commemorate the iconic Queen’s Plate, Woodbine Entertainment’s Creative Services Department, headed by Creative Director…

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Get Your Tickets to Woodbine’s 2018 Derby Day Party

Tickets are now on sale for Woodbine’s exclusive Derby Day Party celebrating the first jewel of the U.S. Triple Crown on the first Saturday in May. Returning for the second year, Woodbine’s Derby Day Party will be held in the…

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Wagering Up on Live Thoroughbred Racing at Woodbine in 2017

Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) has announced that wagering on Woodbine’s 2017 live Thoroughbred racing season rose soundly over the 2016 meet. The 132-date Thoroughbred season (one cancellation) produced an “all-sources” handle of $500,713,839, a 7.3 per cent increase over the $469,452,009…

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Brad Paisley to Headline 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling country music superstar, Brad Paisley, will headline the 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival at Woodbine Racetrack. The three-day Festival will run from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1. Queen’s Plate Festival Passes will go on…

Silent Sting winning the $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes on Saturday, Dec. 9 at Woodbine.

Silent Sting strikes in Kingarvie Stakes

Stronach Stables’ Silent Sting came flying through the stretch along the rail to win the $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-olds on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine. Silent Sting gave trainer Sid Attard his third victory on the day and back-to-back…

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Woodbine Entertainment Adds Two to Board of Directors

Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) has announced the appointment of Mr. Bob Aziz and Mr. Ed Hannah to its Board of Directors. Mr. Aziz is the Executive Vice-President & Chief Legal Officer for the Oxford Properties Group responsible for overseeing management of…

Melmich winning the Durham Cup (Grade 3) on September 30 at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns

Valedictory Stakes Rivalry Renewed Closing Day

Woodbine’s 133-day Thoroughbred meet will wrap up on Sunday, Dec. 10 with a mega 14-race program featuring the $125,000 Valedictory Stakes (Grade 3). Reigning Valedictory Stakes champion Bangkok will be aiming to defend his title while 2015 winner and track…

Luis Contreras guided Holy Helena to victory in the 158th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate. Photo by Michael Burns

Mark the 2018 Queen’s Plate on Your Calendar

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018. North America’s oldest continuously-run stakes event showcases Canada’s finest three-year-old…

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