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Friday, July 19, 2019
FORT ERIE, July 19 – Five contenders from the Queen’s Plate will rematch on the dirt surface at Fort Erie Race Track for the 84th Prince of Wales Stakes. The race is the 2nd Jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, to be held on Tuesday, July 23.

Sunday, July 14, 2019
TORONTO, July 14, 2019 – The distinguished Robert Tiller trainee Pink Lloyd was back in the Woodbine winner’s circle on Sunday after collecting a record third straight edition of the Vigil Stakes.

Saturday, July 13, 2019
TORONTO, July 13, 2019 –Augustin Stable’s four-year-old filly Pamina outduelled favourite Katie Baby to prevail in a photo finish in the $125,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (Grade 3) featured on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
TORONTO, July 10, 2019 – Stakes winner Dixie Moon and stakes placed Katie Baby provide trainer Catherine Day Phillips with a solid one-two punch in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Matron, at Woodbine.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
TORONTO, July 10, 2019 - The Queen's Plate champion One Bad Boy took to the track on Wednesday morning at Woodbine Racetrack in preparation for the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
TORONTO, July 10, 2019 - Veteran sprinter Stormy Rush kicked off the Woodbine Turf Sprint Series on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack with an 11-1 upset in the $55,000 first qualifying round.

Monday, July 08, 2019
Don’t miss the opportunity to purchase Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2019 Induction Gala tickets at the special early bird price of $175.00 each including applicable taxes, or $1,700 for a table sponsorship which includes 8 tickets, with a $300.00 charitable donation to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.

Sunday, July 07, 2019
TORONTO, July 6, 2019 – Jockey Rafael Hernandez completed a sweep of the two-year-old stakes races at Woodbine this weekend when the Roger Attfield-trained Mr. Hustle took Sunday’s featured $100,000 Victoria Stakes.

Saturday, July 06, 2019
TORONTO, July 6, 2019 – Fresh off a successful career debut in mid-June at Woodbine, two-year-old filly Fast Scene returned to the Toronto Tapeta and delivered as the even-money favourite in Saturday’s featured $100,000 My Dear Stakes over 5-1/2 furlongs.

Sunday, June 30, 2019
TORONTO, June 30, 2019—Are You Kidding Me, the senior member of the field at age nine, split horses in deep stretch and powered to a half-length victory in Sunday’s Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.

Sunday, June 30, 2019
TORONTO, June 30, 2019 – One race earlier, Speedy Soul had to settle for the bronze. In Sunday’s $225,000 Bison City Stakes at Woodbine, she was as good as gold.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – The Black Album, under Flavien Prat, outdueled a game Inventing Blame to record the win in the Charlie Barley Stakes on Queen’s Plate Saturday at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Desert Isle, given a patient ride by Junior Alvarado, was full of run down the E.P. Taylor Turf Course en route to a victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Zadracarta Stakes, at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Even-money favourite Synchrony rallied determinedly under Javier Castellano to notch a one-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 $178,850 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
TORONTO, June 29, 2019—Holy Helena, returning to the scene of her Woodbine Oaks-Queen’s Plate double in 2017, stalked the pace after breaking from the inside post and finished strongly to take down Saturday’s Grade 2 Dance Smartly Stakes by 1 ¼ lengths.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Wet Your Whistle, ridden by Alex Cintron, stormed home down the long E.P. Taylor Turf Course to take top honours in Saturday’s $304,800 Highlander Stakes, at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
TORONTO, June 29, 2019—One Bad Boy was good to go for the 160th running of the Queen’s Plate on Saturday at Woodbine, taking charge early and fending off a prolonged challenge from Avie’s Flatter to pull away for a 3 ½ length tally under Flavien Prat.

Friday, June 28, 2019
TORONTO, June 28, 2019—Ciuri, darting to the front under Eurico Rosa da Silva, made all the running and held sway to prevail by a neck over Sav in Friday’s Lady Angela Stakes at Woodbine.

Friday, June 28, 2019
TORONTO, June 28, 2019 – “A new chapter in the history of Woodbine, the inner turf underway” announced Robert Geller as a field of nine broke from the gate in the first ever race contested on the new inner turf course on the Friday kick off card of the Queen’s Plate Racing Festival.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
TORONTO, June 27, 2019—Souper Tapit, who remained undefeated in two starts at Woodbine when capturing the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on May 20, will be looking to keep that streak alive when he stretches out to 1 1/4 miles for Sunday’s Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
TORONTO, June 27, 2019 – Bold Script, who finished runner-up in the Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, contests her eighth consecutive stakes event, while seeking her second career added-money score in Sunday’s $225,000 Bison City Stakes at Woodbine.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
TORONTO, June 27, 2019 – Silent Sonet, bred and owned by Ivan Dalos, looks for her first victory of the season on Saturday’s Queen’s Plate undercard at Woodbine in the $100,000 Zadracarta Stakes, one of two added-money events she won in 2018.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
TORONTO, June 27, 2019—Emmaus, a sharp second when making his local bow in the Grade 2 Connaught Cup, will be looking to go one better as he returns from his Kentucky base for Saturday’s Grade 2 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
TORONTO, June 26, 2019—Avie’s Flatter, Canada’s champion two-year-old male, looms as the horse to beat when he faces 13 other Queen’s Plate hopefuls in the $1 million showpiece over 1 1/4 miles on Woodbine’s Tapeta surface this Saturday.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
TORONTO, June 26, 2019–It’s only fitting: two years after her dominant victory in the Queen’s Plate, Holy Helena has come home to race on Plate day at Woodbine, albeit in the Dance Smartly Stakes.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
TORONTO, June 26, 2019 – The $100,000 Charlie Barley Stakes, one of two overnight added-money races on the Queen’s Plate undercard, has drawn Live Oak Plantation homebred Global Access, a colt who has shown a great affinity for Woodbine Racetrack.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
TORONTO, June 26, 2019 – Wet Your Whistle, a four-year-old son of Stroll, struts into Saturday’s Grade 1 $300,000 Highlander Stakes in excellent form.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
TORONTO, June 25, 2019 – Ontario Racing today announced an additional enhancement of $2.375 million in funds for the 2019 Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP) as part of the $10 million of Horse Improvement Program funds designated for the horse racing industry by the Ontario government.

Sunday, June 23, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE 160TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE (14)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
TORONTO, June 22, 2019 —Tiz a Slam led throughout to tally to two lengths in Saturday’s Grade 3 Singspiel Stakes as the odds-on favourite, giving trainer Roger Attfield his eighth victory in just 15 runnings of the 1-1/2-mile turf race at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE 160TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE (14)

Friday, June 21, 2019
TORONTO, June 21, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that Friday post-times for Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack will be moved to 4:05 p.m. starting on July 5.

Friday, June 21, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE 160TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE (12)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE 160TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE (12)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
TORONTO, ON, June 20, 2019– Woodbine Entertainment announced today the lineup of marquee brands that have signed on as official partners for the 160th running of the Queen’s Plate. One of Canada’s most prestigious horse racing events, the Queen’s Plate has become one of the must-attend Canadian events of the summer – known for its fashion, entertainment and world-class thoroughbred racing.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
TORONTO, June 19, 2019 – Millionaire, 17-time winner and fan favourite Melmich looks to add another chapter to his accomplished career, when he goes postward in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Singspiel Stakes, at Woodbine.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE 160TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE (12)

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Join us Wednesday, August 7th at the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Gala to be held at the Mississauga Convention Centre, as we celebrate the class of 2019 and their spectacular contributions to the sport of horse racing.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
TORONTO, June 18, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment welcomes back Rethink Breast Cancer as the official charity partner of The Queen's Plate and has launched its first online 50/50 raffle in support of the Canadian organization’s mission.

Saturday, June 15, 2019
TORONTO, June 15, 2019 – Reunited with his regular reinsman Patrick Husbands, fan favourite Kingsport hauled down the top trio to kick off his seven-year-old campaign with a victory in the $100,000 Steady Growth Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

Thursday, June 13, 2019
TORONTO, June 13, 2019 – Stakes champion Bear Paw, a four-year-old daughter of Bear’s Kid, goes after her first graded score in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Trillium Stakes, at Woodbine.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
TORONTO, June 12, 2019 – He’s already recorded a hat trick in one added-money event, but on Saturday at Woodbine, Kingsport will look to add a ($100,000) Steady Growth Stakes score to his impressive list of victories.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
TORONTO (June 11, 2019) – TSN and Woodbine Entertainment today announced that Canada’s Sports Leader will once again deliver live coverage of the country’s biggest horse racing events, highlighted by all three legs of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. The chase for the OLG Canadian Triple Crown begins with the 160th running of the $1 million QUEEN’S PLATE, airing Saturday, June 29 at 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN and CTV, live from Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack.

Sunday, June 09, 2019
TORONTO, June 9, 2019 – Summer Sunday continued her Woodbine winning ways on Sunday afternoon while earning a graded stakes score in the $125,000 Hendrie for fillies and mares.

Saturday, June 08, 2019
TORONTO, June 8, 2019 – Last of 10 at the quarter-pole, Desert Ride circled the field to win the 64th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser, the first leg of the Triple Tiara for Canada’s finest three-year-old fillies, on Saturday at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 08, 2019
TORONTO, June 8, 2019 – Sister Peacock, a bay daughter of Real Solution, won the first edition of the $100,000 William D. Graham Memorial Stakes, Saturday at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 08, 2019
TORONTO, June 8, 2019 – Pay for Peace overtook 9-5 favourite Federal Law in mid-stretch to pull off a 19-1 upset in the $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.

Thursday, June 06, 2019
TORONTO, June 6, 2019 – Bred and owned by Anderson Farms Ontario, Katie Baby, a four-year-old daughter of Curlin, takes on seven rivals in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Hendrie Stakes, at Woodbine.

Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Toronto – June 5, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) will be returning as the official partner and title sponsor of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred racing. As part of the partnership, OLG is offering a new $500,000 bonus for the winner of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown.

Sunday, June 02, 2019
TORONTO, June 2, 2019 – Sunday’s featured $100,000 Bold Ruckus Stakes ended in a ‘souper’ stretch duel as a pair of Souper Speedy-sired sophomores duked it out on the turf at Woodbine Racetrack. In the end, Souper Hot came out on top in a neck decision, defeating his persistent rival Souper Success for his first stakes victory in rein to Eurico Rosa Da Silva.

Saturday, June 01, 2019
TORONTO, June 1, 2019 – Sam-Son Farm’s El Tormenta out-finished the favourites to earn his first stakes victory in Saturday’s co-featured $175,000 Connaught Cup (Grade 2) contested over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 01, 2019
TORONTO, June 1, 2019 – Fans have been along for the thrilling ride and have witnessed the undeniable bond between Canadian sprint champion Pink Lloyd, jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva and Hall of Fame trainer Robert Tiller—a ride of a lifetime that just continued for the endearing chestnut and his connections in the $125,000 Greenwood Stakes early Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
TORONTO, May 30, 2019 – Souper Hot, who missed notching his first stakes win by a neck last year, gets another shot at added-money glory when he takes to the turf for the $100,000 Bold Ruckus Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
TORONTO, May 29, 2019 – Multiple stakes winner Yorkton looks to rebound off an off-key effort as the Chiefswood Stables’ homebred takes to the turf in Saturday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Connaught Cup Stakes, at Woodbine.

Monday, May 27, 2019
TORONTO, May 27, 2019 - Frank Barroby is a lifer at the horse racing game. Countless honours as both a jockey and trainer have rolled his way. And now he’s been chosen as the 2019 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award for his contributions to Canadian jockeydom and the sport.

Sunday, May 26, 2019
TORONTO, May 26, 2019 – Secret Message came flying late to reel in runaway leader Starship Jubilee down the stretch in Sunday’s one-mile Grade 2 Nassau Stakes, the first turf stakes of the 2019 Woodbine meet.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
TORONTO, May 25, 2019 – Eight-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Patrick Husbands had full confidence in Live Oak Plantation’s homebred colt Global Access heading into the Grade 3 Marine Stakes and the three-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway lived up to his expectations winning the 1-1/16-mile main track event in 1:42.83 on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

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 09, 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 09, 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 08, 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 04, 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 04, 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 01, 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 01, 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 09, 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 08, 2019
The Winter 2019 issue of the AGCO’s Race Line newsletter is now available online at

Friday, March 08, 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 06, 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 05, 2019
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Monday, March 04, 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.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Government-funded awards should ensure the money is well managed and spent.

Monday, January 28, 2019
The 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.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
TORONTO, 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.