Friday, May 24, 2019
TORONTO, May 24, 2019 – Multiple graded stakes winner and Sovereign Award champ Starship Jubilee goes after her 13th career win in Sunday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Nassau Stakes, to be contested over the world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
TORONTO, May 22, 2019 – Eurico Rosa Da Silva, a six-time Sovereign Award winner and Woodbine’s five-time leading rider, goes for an added-money double this Saturday at the Toronto oval when he teams with Skywire in the Grade 3 $125,000 Marine Stakes, and Pink Lloyd in the $125,000 Greenwood Stakes.
Monday, May 20, 2019
TORONTO, May 20, 2019 – Trainer Mark Casse completed a sweep of the Victoria Day long weekend stakes at Woodbine Racetrack as Souper Tapit prevailed in a photo finish in Monday’s Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
TORONTO, May 19, 2019 – After celebrating former Woodbine runner War of Will’s Preakness Stakes victory yesterday at Pimlico, Canadian Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse carried his winning momentum into Sunday’s 10-race program at the Toronto oval with a grand slam including the featured $125,000 Queenston Stakes for three-year-olds.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
TORONTO, May 18, 2019 – Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson worked out a perfect pocket trip aboard Power Gal to take the $125,000 Selene Stakes (Grade 3) for three-year-old fillies in a mild upset on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, May 17, 2019
TORONTO, May 17, 2019 – Multiple Sovereign Award champion and millionaire Are You Kidding Me goes for the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes grand slam, Holiday Monday at Woodbine.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
TORONTO, May 16, 2019 – Fans across the country will have the opportunity to watch some of the top contenders for Canada’s most famous horse race, the Queen’s Plate, when they go postward in the $125,000 Queenston Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
TORONTO, May 15, 2019 – Queen’s Plate-eligible Bold Script chases her second lifetime added-money title in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Selene Stakes, at Woodbine.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
TORONTO, May 12, 2019 – Led across the finish line by Joey Gee Thoroughbreds’ homebred Speedy Soul, Mark Casse trainees swept the top three spots in the $125,000 Fury Stakes for Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
TORONTO, May 11, 2019 – It was a super spring Saturday for Summer Sunday as the four-year-old filly added the $100,000 Ballade Stakes to her resume in her Woodbine comeback.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
TORONTO, May 9, 2019 - After announcing his retirement in 2016, jockey Justin Stein will resume riding and competing in the sport he loves this weekend at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
TORONTO, May 9, 2019 – Queen’s Plate-eligible Intanga Rose chases her first added-money score in Sunday’s $125,000 Fury Stakes for Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies, which headlines a fillies and mares only racing program at Woodbine to celebrate Mother's Day.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
TORONTO, May 8, 2019 – Red Cabernet, a five-year-old daughter of Signature Red, seeks to add more Black Type to her racing resumé for trainer Ian Black and owner Piano Bar Racing, in Saturday’s $100,000 Ballade Stakes, at Woodbine.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
TORONTO, May 4, 2019 – Making his season’s debut on Saturday afternoon, Canada’s reigning Champion Male Sprinter Pink Lloyd won the third straight edition of the $125,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
TORONTO, May 4, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment today released an updated list of Canadian-bred three-year-olds eligible to the 160th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate set for June 29.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
TORONTO, May 1, 2019 – Multiple stakes champion and 2017 Canadian Horse of the Year Pink Lloyd makes his seasonal debut in Saturday’s star-stacked Grade 3, $125,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019 – Toronto, On – This Saturday Woodbine Entertainment is hosting the third annual Derby Day Party at its Toronto racetrack in celebration of the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
TORONTO, April 28, 2019 – Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva capped off a six-race win streak on Sunday afternoon’s card at Woodbine by taking the $100,000 Wando Stakes with three-year-old colt Skywire.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
TORONTO, April 27, 2019 – With Jesse Campbell aboard for his second stakes win through the first two weekends of the Woodbine meet, Souper Success pulled off a 16-1 upset with a late rally in the $100,000 Woodstock for three-year-olds on Saturday.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
TORONTO, April 27, 2019 - Jockey Patrick Husbands made a winning return to Woodbine in the five-furlong fourth race aboard four-year-old colt Blueblood on Saturday afternoon.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Jockey Club of Canada hosted the 44th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremony on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Vaughan’s elegant Chateau Le Jardin.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Intanga Rose shoots for the stars in Sunday’s $100,000 Star Shoot Stakes during opening weekend at Woodbine.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
TORONTO, April 17, 2019 – Shakopee Town, a homebred for Bill and Al Ulwelling, makes her Canadian debut in the $125,000 Grade 3 Whimsical Stakes presented by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing, on Saturday, Opening Day of the 2019 Woodbine Thoroughbred meet.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2019 features international stars of the industry, two horses bred in Québec, a female trainer and people representing British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
Monday, March 25, 2019
Robert King Jr., Executive Director of the Jockeys’ Benefit Association of Canada (JBAC), recently notified the JBAC Directors of his intention to retire from the position, on April 20, 2019. Established in 1947, the JBAC is the collective association for professional Thoroughbred Jockeys across Canada.
Monday, March 25, 2019
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2019 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Standardbred and 15 Thoroughbred candidates, have been selected to appear on the voting ballot. A 20-person Election Committee for each breed will determine the winners in their respective categories. Results will be announced Tuesday, April 9th.
Monday, March 18, 2019
TORONTO, 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.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
TORONTO, 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.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
TORONTO, 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.
Friday, March 8, 2019
The Winter 2019 issue of the AGCO’s Race Line newsletter is now available online at
Friday, March 8, 2019
TORONTO, 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.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
TORONTO —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
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Monday, March 4, 2019
The 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.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
TORONTO, 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.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The 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.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Amanda Erwin has been chosen as the recipient of 2018 Outstanding Groom Award.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The 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.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
TORONTO, 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.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
The 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.