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Guests enjoying the 2018 Derby Day Party at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Shane Parent

Get Your Tickets for Woodbine’s Third Annual Derby Day Party

Tickets are now on sale for Woodbine’s 3rd annual Derby Day Party, which will be held at the Toronto racetrack on Saturday, May 4 in celebration of the Kentucky Derby. Woodbine’s first must-attend social event of the Thoroughbred season celebrates…

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…

Woodbine Entertainment has announced a partnership with construction experts EllisDon for the development of the recently announced GO station.

Woodbine to Partner with EllisDon on Go Station Construction

Woodbine Entertainment, operators of the world-class Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, home to the iconic Queen’s Plate racing festival, announced today a partnership with internationally-renowned construction experts, EllisDon for the development of the recently announced GO station that will be built…

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…

Ontario Government and Metrolinx are partnering with Woodbine Entertainment to build a GO station in Etobicoke North at Highway 27-Woodbine.

GO Station Coming to Woodbine Racetrack

Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, along with Kinga Surma, MPP for Etobicoke Centre and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation, and Phil Verster, President and CEO of Metrolinx, announced the Ontario Government’s plan to build a new GO station…

Greenwood Stakes will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Woodbine.

Greenwood Stakes, Toronto’s Most Fashionable Racing Event

The elegance of Royal Ascot meets the excitement of the Kentucky Derby with the return of the Greenwood Stakes – an afternoon of high stakes horse races, style, art installations, mixologist competitions, live music, gourmet food and lawn games set…

Queen’s Plate & Ricoh Woodbine Mile Headline Woodbine Stakes Schedule

Woodbine Entertainment has unveiled its stakes schedule for the 2019 Thoroughbred racing season highlighted by the prestigious $1 million Queen’s Plate and the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, which will kick off Woodbine’s championship fall turf season. The grand opening…

Bill Graham (left) receiving his Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame ring at the 2014 induction ceremony from trainer Mike Doyle. Photo courtesy Iron Horse Photo/Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

In Memoriam: Bill Graham

The Ontario horse racing community is mourning the loss of Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, Thoroughbred builder, William (Bill) Graham, who passed away on January 15th. Mr. Graham was a successful construction entrepreneur who achieved great success within Thoroughbred…

The 2018 season was a very busy and exciting year on and off the track for Woodbine Entertainment.

A Year in Review: 2018 Woodbine Highlights

The 2018 season was a very busy and exciting year on and off the track for Woodbine Entertainment. “Reflecting back on the year that was, it’s remarkable to think of all that was accomplished and started in 2018,” said Jim…

The 2018 Thoroughbred meet concluded on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

2018 Thoroughbred Meet Wraps Up at Woodbine

The 2018 Thoroughbred meet wrapped up with a 14-race program on Sunday afternoon. Taking the jockey and trainer meet titles, Eurico Rosa da Silva and Norm McKnight put the finishing touches on their respective record-breaking seasons during the closing weekend….

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