Copyright 2019 CTHSTORONTO, March 18, 2019 – 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.’s-3rd-annual-derby-day-party.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2019 14:30:00 GMT2019-03-18T14:30:00Tickets on sale for Woodbine’s 3rd annual Derby Day PartyTORONTO, March 13, 2019 – 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., 13 Mar 2019 10:56:00 GMT2019-03-13T10:56:00JUNO Award nominee The Washboard Union to perform at 2019 Queen's Plate Racing FestivalTORONTO, March 12, 2019 – 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 train station that will be built on Woodbine property., 12 Mar 2019 10:55:00 GMT2019-03-12T10:55:00Woodbine Entertainment Secures EllisDon as Development Partner for Recently Announced GO StationThe Winter 2019 issue of the AGCO’s Race Line newsletter is now available online at’s-race-line-newsletter-is-now-available-online.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2019 16:18:00 GMT2019-03-08T16:18:00The Winter 2019 issue of the AGCO’s Race Line newsletter is now available onlineTORONTO, March 8, 2019 - 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., 08 Mar 2019 16:17:00 GMT2019-03-08T16:17:00Avie's Flatter named 2019 Queen's Plate Winterbook favouriteTORONTO —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 our government’s plan to build a new GO station at Woodbine at no cost to taxpayers, 06 Mar 2019 13:00:00 GMT2019-03-06T13:00:00Ontario Announces New GO Station at WoodbinePlease click here for the media advisory from the Ministry of Transportation.   Jim..., 05 Mar 2019 16:15:00 GMT2019-03-05T16:15:00Minister of Transportation to Make an Announcement at WoodbineThe public is encouraged to participate in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2019 nomination process, by submitting recommendations of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Standardbred or Thoroughbred horse racing.–-deadline-wednesday-march-6-–-500-pm.htmlMon, 04 Mar 2019 10:22:00 GMT2019-03-04T10:22:00Last Call for Hall of Fame Nominations – Deadline Wednesday, March 6 – 5:00 pmTORONTO, February 26, 2019 – The Woodbine backstretch has reopened for the 2019 Thoroughbred racing season with many local stars returning from their winter retreat at trainer Paul Buttigieg’s sprawling 100-acre farm and training centre located in Egbert, Ont., 26 Feb 2019 13:37:00 GMT2019-02-26T13:37:00Woodbine backstretch opens for 2019 Thoroughbred racing seasonThe public is encouraged to participate in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2019 nomination process, by submitting recommendations of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Standardbred or Thoroughbred horse racing., 20 Feb 2019 16:18:00 GMT2019-02-20T16:18:002019 Nomination Deadline - March 6, 2019The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Amanda Erwin has been chosen as the recipient of 2018 Outstanding Groom Award., 20 Feb 2019 16:16:00 GMT2019-02-20T16:16:00Outstanding Groom Award Winner and Media Finalists Announced for 2018 Sovereign AwardsThe AGCO is currently in the process of transitioning its licensing and registration services to an online platform called iAGCO. This online platform improves and modernizes the AGCO’s service delivery by offering its customers an easy, convenient and digital way of doing business with the Commission.–-one-time-extension-of-thoroughbred-and-quarter-horse-individual-horse-racing-licences.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2019 10:22:00 GMT2019-02-19T10:22:00Info Bulletin No. 67 – One-Time Extension of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Individual Horse Racing LicencesTORONTO, February 19, 2019 - 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 of Woodbine’s new inner turf course this spring will add a new level of excitement and competition to the mix.’s-plate-and-ricoh-woodbine-mile-headline-2019-thoroughbred-stakes-schedule.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2019 09:42:00 GMT2019-02-19T09:42:00Million-dollar Queen’s Plate and Ricoh Woodbine Mile headline 2019 Thoroughbred stakes scheduleThe Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Sovereign Awards honouring Canada’s Champions and recognizing their outstanding achievements in Canadian Racing. The winners of the twelve horse categories and the five human categories will be announced at the 44th Annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Chateau Le Jardin in Woodbridge, ON., 31 Jan 2019 09:29:00 GMT2019-01-31T09:29:00The Jockey Club of Canada Announces 2018 Sovereign Award FinalistsGovernment-funded awards should ensure the money is well managed and spent., 29 Jan 2019 09:59:00 GMT2019-01-29T09:59:00THE CASE FOR BREEDER AWARDS STAYING WITH OMAFRAThe Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes races in Canada. The number of Graded Stakes in Canada will increase from 45 to 46 with the addition of a Listed Race upgraded to G3., 28 Jan 2019 09:57:00 GMT2019-01-28T09:57:00Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes Committee Announces One Upgrade for 2019TORONTO, January 17, 2019 – 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 15. Mr. Graham was a successful construction entrepreneur who achieved great success within Thoroughbred racing including a Sovereign Award as Canada’s outstanding breeder in 2012., 17 Jan 2019 16:31:00 GMT2019-01-17T16:31:00Woodbine Entertainment mourns the loss of Bill GrahamTDN By Perry Lefko The Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing community is mourning the passing of Bill Graham, a larger than life figure in the industry as a prominent owner, breeder and builder in various capacities. He passed away Tuesday at 81-years-old following a battle with lung cancer., 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT2019-01-17T00:00:00CANADIAN OWNER/BREEDER BILL GRAHAM PASSES AWAYTORONTO, January 15, 2019 – 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 Lawson, CEO of Woodbine Entertainment. “Our efforts have positioned us well to continue to tackle our challenges head on as we remain laser-focused on our sole mandate of sustaining and growing the horse racing industry in Ontario.”, 15 Jan 2019 15:34:00 GMT2019-01-15T15:34:00Looking Back: A Busy Year for Woodbine Entertainment Sets the Stage for an Exciting 2019 and BeyondWilliam Graham and Gustav Schickedanz to be honored with the E.P. Taylor Award of Merit at the 2018 Sovereign Awards Ceremony, 17 Dec 2018 10:12:00 GMT2018-12-17T10:12:00E.P. Taylor Award of Merit Announced for 2018Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Announces Changes to Nomination and Election Committees, Updates Standardbred Driver/Trainer Category. 2019 Nominations now being accepted., 17 Dec 2018 10:04:00 GMT2018-12-17T10:04:00CHRHF Nomination and Election Committee Updates and 2019 Call for NominationsTORONTO, December 16, 2018 – The 2018 Thoroughbred meet wrapped up with a 14-race program on Sunday afternoon.’s-2018-thoroughbred-season-concludes.htmlSun, 16 Dec 2018 08:57:00 GMT2018-12-16T08:57:00Woodbine’s 2018 Thoroughbred season concludesTORONTO, December 16, 2018 – Jockey Luis Contreras achieved a career milestone as he reined home first-time starter He’s a Macho Man on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack., 16 Dec 2018 08:55:00 GMT2018-12-16T08:55:00Contreras celebrates milestone victory at WoodbineTORONTO, December 16, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA) jointly announced today that they have reached an agreement in principal for a new four-year racing deal which includes an increase of $22 million including guaranteed purses and capital investment in Thoroughbred racing.’s-benevolent-and-protective-association-of-ontario-reach-four-year-thoroughbred-racing-agreement-in-principal.htmlSun, 16 Dec 2018 08:54:00 GMT2018-12-16T08:54:00Woodbine Entertainment and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario reach four-year Thoroughbred racing agreement in principalTORONTO, December 9, 2018 – The Kevin Attard-trained seven-year-olds Pumpkin Rumble and Melmich provided an exciting finish to the 2018 stakes season at Woodbine with the former fending off the latter in the Grade 3 Valedictory on Sunday., 09 Dec 2018 09:58:00 GMT2018-12-09T09:58:00Pumpkin Rumble outduels Melmich in a 1-2 Valedictory finish for AttardTORONTO, December 9, 2018 – With another promising filly in her care, trainer Catherine Day Phillips won the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes for the second consecutive year as Artilena prevailed in the 1-1/16 mile main track event co-featured on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack., 09 Dec 2018 09:57:00 GMT2018-12-09T09:57:00Artilena gives Day Phillips second straight victory in Ontario LassieTORONTO, December 6, 2018 – Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Queen’s Plate Racing Festival, which will run from Friday, June 28 to Saturday, June 29 at Woodbine Racetrack., 06 Dec 2018 11:17:00 GMT2018-12-06T11:17:00Tickets on sale now for the 2019 Queen's Plate Racing FestivalTORONTO, December 5, 2018 – No. 1 Stable’s The Boss Factor goes for his second straight score and first stakes crown, in Saturday’s $100,000 Display Stakes, at Woodbine.’s-the-‘boss’-the-boss-factor-looks-to-rule-in-display-stakes.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2018 11:16:00 GMT2018-12-05T11:16:00Who’s the ‘Boss’? The Boss Factor looks to rule in Display StakesTORONTO, December 2, 2018 – Kingsport earned his third Sir Barton title on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack with an impressive performance in the $100,000 stakes feature., 02 Dec 2018 09:44:00 GMT2018-12-02T09:44:00Kingsport earns his third Sir Barton Stakes crownTORONTO, December 1, 2018 – Darting through along the rail, 5-1 shot Dun Drum and jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson defeated the favourites in the $100,000 Kingarvie Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-olds on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack., 01 Dec 2018 09:46:00 GMT2018-12-01T09:46:00Dun Drum darts through for first stakes win in KingarvieTORONTO, December 1, 2018 – Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva celebrated a major sports achievement as he broke the long-standing record for most wins at a Woodbine meet on Saturday at the Toronto racetrack., 01 Dec 2018 09:43:00 GMT2018-12-01T09:43:00Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva breaks Woodbine win recordTORONTO, November 29, 2018 – 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., 29 Nov 2018 11:23:00 GMT2018-11-29T11:23:00The 160th running of the Queen's Plate set for June 29TORONTO, November 29, 2018 – Thor’s Rocket will look to keep his winning ways going for owner, breeder and trainer Paul Buttigieg, as he looks for his second consecutive added-money crown, this time in Sunday’s $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, at Woodbine.’s-rocket-heads-into-sir-barton.htmlThu, 29 Nov 2018 11:01:00 GMT2018-11-29T11:01:00Buttigieg over the moon as Thor’s Rocket heads into Sir BartonTORONTO, November 28, 2018 – Bred and owned by Heste Sport Inc., My Silencer goes after his second straight stakes score in his second start when he takes on five rivals in Saturday’s $100,000 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine., 28 Nov 2018 16:07:00 GMT2018-11-28T16:07:00My Silencer looks to make some noise (again) in KingarvieNovember 24, 2018, Toronto –The annual CTHS Winter Mixed Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto where 81 horses were catalogued resulted in 54 sold for a total gross of $156,700 up from $151,700 in 2017. The average increased by 5% from $2,758 to $2,902 with the median increasing by 54% to $2,000 from $1,300 in 2017., 24 Nov 2018 13:48:00 GMT2018-11-24T13:48:00Violence colt tops the 2018 CTHS (Ontario Division) Winter MixedTORONTO, November 22, 2018 – Trainer Mike De Paulo is hoping a couple of changes with Code Warrior add up to a walk to the winner’s circle in Sunday’s $175,000 Bessarabian Stakes (Grade 2) at Woodbine, a seven-furlong sprint that’s drawn 14 starters.’-delight-code-warrior-ready-to-tackle-full-field-in-bessarabian.htmlThu, 22 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT2018-11-22T16:00:00Bettors’ delight: Code Warrior ready to tackle full field in BessarabianTORONTO, November 21, 2018 — Bred and owned by Chiefswood Stable, Yorkton, who is enjoying a fruitful 2018 campaign, goes after his second added-money title of the season, this time in Saturday’s Grade 2, $175,000 Kennedy Road Stakes, at Woodbine.‘road’-warrior-yorkton-seeks-fifth-career-stakes-score-in-grade-2-kennedy-road.htmlWed, 21 Nov 2018 09:40:00 GMT2018-11-21T09:40:00‘Road’ warrior: Yorkton seeks fifth career stakes score in Grade 2 Kennedy RoadTORONTO, November 18, 2018 – Ivan Dalos’ homebred rising star Avie’s Flatter captured the 115th running of the $225,000 Coronation Futurity for Canadian-foaled two-year-olds on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.’s-flatter-crowned-coronation-futurity-champion.htmlSun, 18 Nov 2018 09:40:00 GMT2018-11-18T09:40:00Avie’s Flatter crowned Coronation Futurity championTORONTO, November 17, 2018 – G. G. Racing Stable’s two-year-old filly Preferred Guest scored a breakthrough win in the $100,000 South Ocean Stakes featured on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack., 17 Nov 2018 09:28:00 GMT2018-11-17T09:28:00A breakthrough win in the South Ocean Stakes for Preferred GuestTORONTO, November 16, 2018 – Avie’s Flatter heads into the 115th running of $225,000 Coronation Futurity, set for Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack, in top form for owner/breeder Ivan Dalos.’s-flatter-in-coronation-futurity.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2018 10:22:00 GMT2018-11-16T10:22:00All systems go for Avie’s Flatter in Coronation Futurity, 21 May 2014 10:29:03 GMTen-us