#HORSERACING: 2024 KING’S PLATE DATE ANNOUCEMENT
The wheels are already in motion for the planning of Canada’s premier thoroughbred horse race and the can’t miss social and fashion event of the summer: The King’s Plate.
Woodbine Entertainment today announced the 165th running of The King’s Plate, one of Toronto’s biggest annual sporting events, will take place Saturday, August 17, 2024 at Woodbine Racetrack.
“This year’s King’s Plate was a big success, delivering a record handle, sold-out crowd and really exciting ...
#FIRSTLOOK: “UNFILTERED” CANADIAN HORSE RACING SERIES FINALE
UNFILTERED, the Canadian produced docuseries by TAXI that has taken audiences on an unprecedented journey through the heart of Ontario's horse racing industry, has concluded. This series, presented by Ontario Racing and supported by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), has captivated the hearts of both seasoned racing enthusiasts and newcomers to the sport alike.
The Thrilling Finale: The grand finale of UNFILTERED offers a breathtaking view of the horse racing world like never ...
#PRODUCTWATCH: 2023 HONDA ACCORD EX
Time and again, the Honda Accord has proven to be a favourite of mine. It balances sophistication, practicality and performance so beautifully, a perfect pairing for an annual Summer tradition of mine, the Queen's Plate. With King Charles' coronation recently, the most historic horse race in North America was re-branded the King's Plate this year. This marks the first time the race has been run under the name since 1951. The affair is a $1 million race, restricted to three-year-old horses ...
#TRAVEL: TRAVELLING TO SARATOGA? BOOKING.COM MAKES IT EASY
It’s been a major case of summertime blues for me. The year started pretty great, with the world finally opening up again to a semblance of what it was. Mask regulations were lifted and events are now back at full capacity. But for me personally, there have been a lot of losses of late. I lost my Dad after several bouts with his health over the past year, and some friends and heroes whom I look up to have passed as well in recent months. I was desperately in need of a recharge. While ...
#FOOD: WOODBINE’S STELLA ARTOIS TERRACE NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR 2023
She's back! The Stella Artois Terrace at Woodbine Racetrack once again is open for reservations. In addition to boasting the best view in the City, the space located on the third floor in the home of the upcoming King's Plate has amazing food and drink.
Experience Chef Jay's curated food and drink menu which is fixated on variety, trends of today and most importantly, taste! For the apps, I highly recommend the Oysters, Fish Tacos, Chicken Wings (for all sorts of spice tolerances) and ...
#HORSERACING: 2022 A YEAR IN HORSES
It's hard to believe another racing season at Woodbine Racetrack has concluded and we're so thrilled to have been there start to finish. While I admit it gets a little tougher as the years pass and I get a bit older, what always brings me back is the stories, the lineage and relationships. Sometimes along the way I get a little reward for my $2 investments of a bet!
2022 was a standout year for horses based at Woodbine on a world stage. We got to see Hall of Fame Trainer Roger Attfield ...
#HORSERACING: MODERN GAMES TOYS WITH FIELD IN 2022 WOODBINE MILE
Woodbine fans got a huge treat this past weekend as 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner MODERN GAMES made his way to our world-famous E.P. Taylor turf course to take the $1-million Grade I Woodbine Mile in a romp. The Dubawi colt owned by Godolphin and trained by Charles Appleby, was guided to a 5 1/4-length win under world-travelling jockey William Buick in a speedy time of 1:32.77, as the prohibitive race favourite. With everything going according to plan, he should be at Keeneland in ...
#HORSERACING: SUMMER IN SARATOGA 2022
Such a joy being able to visit Saratoga Springs again - if even just for a day! It's been three Summers since I last visited and I distinctly recall it being a trip that changed my life.
Saratoga Racecourse is the hub of the City, a magical place where the best in the industry congregate for a Summer meet that delights as much as it excites. The energy is electric, the passion from fans is palpable every corner you look. I realized what I've been missing my entire life after visiting this ...
#HORSERACING: MOIRA TAKES THE 2022 QUEEN’S PLATE
It was one for the records as MOIRA took the 163rd edition of North America's most historic Horse Race, the Queen's Plate! The race worth $1 million, was contested at 1 1/4 miles yesterday at Woodbine Racetrack and not only did she as the lone filly beat the boys by a commanding seven lengths, she also smashed the track record for the distance, stopping the clock in an expedient 2:01.4 minutes.
The daughter of Ghostzapper bred by Frank Stronach's Adena Springs, notched Trainer Kevin ...
#HORSERACING: MOIRA WINS THE 2022 WOODBINE OAKS
The picture for the upcoming 2022 Queen's Plate - the 163rd running of North America's most historic horse race - just got a little clearer. MOIRA scored an authoritative victory in the $500k Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, winning as the even-odds favourite by 10 3/4 lengths under Rafael Hernandez for Trainer Kevin Attard and Co-Owners Madaket Stables, X-Men Racing and SF Racing. She won in a rapid final time of 1:49.7 for 1 1/8 miles. This was just the second start in 2022 after the ...