TORONTO, May 3, 2018 – The 159th running of the Queen’s Plate is set for Saturday, June 30, and entertainment blogger Mr. Will Wong wants to introduce you, the fans, to the top contenders.
In our new weekly segment, Mr. Will takes us behind the scenes to meet the equine stars and the unsung heroes who work with them on a daily basis. In the series opener, Mr. Will introduces us to Silent Sting and his exercise rider, Ruben Peralta. Enjoy!
The three-day Queen’s Plate Festival will run from Friday, June 29, through Sunday, July 1, at Woodbine Racetrack. Critically acclaimed country music superstar Brad Paisley will kick off the Queen’s Plate Festival on Friday, June 29, with a show-stopping performance.
On Saturday, June 30, Sam Roberts Band will bring rock lovers to their feet with an unforgettable live concert following the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate. The festival will continue on Sunday, July 1, with free Canada Day celebrations and fun for the whole family, including performances from popular children’s musical duo Splash’N Boots.
Fans can visit www.queensplate.com for the latest updates.