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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 read more

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 read more

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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 read more

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 read more

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 read more

Dixie Moon (inside) winning the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Dixie Moon Adds Ontario Lassie Stakes to Resume

Dixie Moon closed out her juvenile campaign with an exciting victory in the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes for Ontario-bred two-year-old fillies on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips for owners Sean & Dorothy Fitzhenry, Dixie Moon prevailed read more

Admiralty Pier (#6) winning the $100,000 Display Stakes on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Admiralty Pier Earns First Stakes Win in Display Stakes

Admiralty Pier prevailed in a photo finish over Pipers Warrior after a stretch duel in the $100,000 Display Stakes for two-year-olds on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine. Jockey Luis Contreras was aboard the budding Barbara Minshall trainee, who earned his first read more

Archaggelos winning the Grey Stakes on October 1 at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns

Archaggelos Returns to Woodbine for Display Stakes

Grey Stakes champion Archaggelos has returned to Woodbine to put his talents on display in this weekend’s stakes action. Saturday’s Thoroughbred program features the $100,000 Display Stakes for two-year-olds and the $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes for older Ontario-sired horses. With read more

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Pink Lloyd Completes Perfect Season

Pink Lloyd has made his case for Horse of the Year honours, closing out his 2017 campaign undefeated in eight stakes races after taking the $175,000 Kennedy Road (Grade 2) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Owned by Entourage Stable read more

Moonlit Promise winning the $175,000 Bessarabian Stakes on Sunday, Nov. 26 at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns

Moonlit Promise Triples in Stakes Action at Woodbine

Late-season starter Moonlit Promise earned her third stakes win of the year in as many starts on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine as she held off Scotty’s Model with a gritty performance in the $175,000 Bessarabian (Grade 2) for fillies and read more

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