Queen’s Plate

Sep 12, 2020

Unfortunately, we will not be able to welcome patrons this year to Woodbine Racetrack for The Queen’s Plate due to ongoing healthy and safety precautions regarding COVID-19. We will certainly miss having you join us in person, but hope you will still join us from home, as we bring The Queen’s Plate experience directly to fans across the country like never before! Follow us on Instagram @WoodbineTB for the latest news, content and contests for this year’s Queen’s Plate @ Home, and watch the big race on TSN on Saturday, September 12 starting at 4:30 p.m. ET.


September 12, 2020

Building new traditions for one of Canada’s oldest traditions and most prestigious events

The 161st running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown is North America’s oldest continuously run stakes event showcasing Canada’s top three-year-old Thoroughbreds is the highlight of Woodbine’s Queen’s Plate.

Learn More About Queen’s Plate @ Home

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Key Race Information

  • 161st Running of the Queen’s Plate
  • Three-Year-Olds
  • 1:00 PM
  • 5:41 PM
  • One (1) Mile & One (1) Quarter
  • Main Track – Tapeta
  • Izvestia (2:01.4)
  • $1,000,000
  • TBC
  • TSN / CTV (4:30 PM to 6:00 PM)

Other stakes races on the day

  • GR. II Canadian Stakes – $250,000
  • Bison City Stakes – $250,000


Early Pick 5
Early Pick 4​
Pick 5
Late Pick 5
Late Pick 4
Jackpot Hi5
Mandatory Payout
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Carryover $211,780.52

Check out the 2020 Queen’s Plate Cheat Sheet

Past Five Years Winners

Year Horse​ Jockey Trainer Owner Time
2019 One Bad Boy Flavien Prat Richard Baltas Sayjay Racing 2:02.98
​2018 Wonder Gadot John Velazquez Mark Casse Gary Barber 2:02.26
2017 Holy Helena Luis Contreras James Jerkens Stronach Stables 2:02.87
2016 Sir Dudley Digges Julien Leparoux Michael Maker Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey 2:04.09
2015 Shaman Ghost Rafael Manuel Hernandez Brian Lynch Stronach Stables 2:03.45

Queen’s Plate Charity Partner – Rethink Breast Cancer

Rethink Breast Cancer’s mission is to empower young people worldwide who are concerned about and affected by breast cancer. By taking a breakthrough approach to all aspects of breast cancer – education, resources, advocacy, community engagement, and fundraising – Rethink is thinking differently about breast cancer. To find out more, visit rethinkbreastcancer.com. Woodbine Entertainment is proud to be longstanding partner of Rethink and will be supporting this year’s 50/50 with a special early bird draw on September 12th in honour Queen’s Plate 2020.

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