There’s only three days left till the 154th running of the Queen’s Plate and we’re so excited we can hardly sleep! The Post Positions for North America’s most historic Horse Race were drawn earlier today at Woodbine Race Track and named the Favourite at 2-1 ($6 return on a $2 bet) is Sam-Son Farm’s Up with the Birds, Winner of the Marine Stakes. Nipissing, a Finalist in the voting as Champion two-year-old Filly in Canada last year and Winner of the Woodbine Oaks recently is the second choice at 7-2 ($9 return on a $2 bet). Third choice is John C. Oxley‘s Dynamic Sky at 4-1 ($10 return on a $2 bet) who won the recent Plate Trial Stakes.
Odds are as follows with corresponding Post Positions:
Post Position 7: Up With the Birds 2-1
Post Position 9: Nipissing 7-2
Post Position 2: Dynamic Sky 4-1
Post Position 10: Pyrite Mountain 6-1
Post Position 4: Spring in the Air 10-1
Post Position 11: His Race to Win 10-1
Post Position 1: Midnight Aria 15-1
Post Position 6: Kaigun 20-1
Post Position 3: Jagger M 20-1
Post Position 12: River Seven 20-1
Post Position 5: County Lineman 30-1
Post Position 8: Rackman 50-1
Please join us for the Hats & Horseshoes Party which takes place Sunday at the Walking Ring at Woodbine Racetrack between 12 – 6 PM. Everyone’s invited! Come with your best Hat!
Thanks to Jamie-Lynn Smith for my extra-special Queen’s Plate Hat! Can you guess who I’m supporting based on the colours?
CBC will present the Race live in HD this Sunday, July 7, 2013 between 4:30 – 6:00 PM EST.
See you there, Wongsters!
For more information on the Queen’s Plate, click here. See a complete list of Entries for the amazing Race Card on Sunday at Woodbine, right here!
(Photo credit: Mr. Will Wong)
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