Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

SEPTEMBER 14 & 15

Where: Woodbine Racetrack | First Race Post Time: 1:05 pm (both days)

Free Entry   |   Free Parking

Ricoh Woodbine Mile is one of the biggest weekends of thoroughbred racing in Canada, with four stakes races on the Saturday – including the Mile – and a further four on the Sunday, more than $2 million in total purses across the weekend.

Enjoy the excitement of a star-studded weekend of racing featuring some of the finest thoroughbreds in the world and experience gourmet food and signature drinks in Woodbine’s dining rooms prepared by Woodbine’s world-famous chefs.

Woodbine is focused on hosting an incredible weekend of racing and entertainment around the Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Saturday, September 14. At this time, the RICOH WOODBINE MILE SOCIAL party will not move forward as previously planned. Guests can still look forward to a great weekend of racing and dining options in addition to free parking and entry to Woodbine Racetrack on both days. Anyone who purchased tickets to the Woodbine Mile Social Party will be fully refunded.

Key Race Information

  • 23rd Running (2019)
  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • 3-years-old and upward
  • WISE DAN (1:31.75)
  • 1:05 pm
  • $1 Million
  • 5:42 pm (ET) for Ricoh Woodbine Mile
  • $600,000 to the winner
  • One (1) Mile
  • TSN2 (5 pm – 6 pm)

SATURDAY RACES

  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course

SUNDAY RACES

  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • E.P. Taylor Turf Course
  • Inner Turf Course
  • Inner Turf Course

Full race schedule and contenders will be released Wednesday 11th September, 2019

SATURDAY’S WAGERING PROFILE

$100,000 Early Pick 5 $100,000 Early Pick 4​ $100,000 Late Pick 5 $100,000 Pick 4 $350,000 Late Pick 4 Mandatory Payout of the Jackpot Hi-5
Begins in Race 2 Begins in Race 4 Begins in Race 6 Begins in Race 7 Begins in Race 9 in Race 12

WAGERING ANNOUNCEMENT

Join Peter Thomas Fornatale of the In the Money Players’ Podcast along with guests Tommy Massis (BCBC champ) and Pat Cummings of the Thoroughbred Ideas Foundation as they take a last minute look at Saturday’s stakes races. Live from 11:30am to 12pm on the 3rd floor – near the casino entrance.

MEDIA KIT AND PAST WINNERS

Past Five Years Winners

Year Horse​ Jockey Trainer Owner Time
2018 Oscar Performance Jose L. Ortiz Brian A. Lynch Amerman Racing LLC 1:33.12
​2017 World Approval John R. Velazquez Mark Casse Live Oak Plantation 1:33.05
2016 Tepin Julien Leparoux Mark Casse Robert Masterson 1:34.13
2015 Mondialiste (IRE) Feargal Lynch David O’Meara Sandra & Geoff Turnbull 1:36.66
2014 Trade Storm (GB) Jamie Spencer David Simcock Qatar Racing 1:36.87

2018 RICOH WOODBINE MILE RECAP

2018 RICOH WOODBINE MILE WINNER: OSCAR PERFORMANCE

HIGHLIGHTS - 2018 RICOH WOODBINE MILE

New book release

The Legacy of Windfields Farm

Authors appearing at Woodbine September 14
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Canadian Racing Hall of Fame

WOODBINE NEWS

El Tormenta pulls off record upset win in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 14, 2019 –El Tormenta, who had endured a string of troubled trips, found clear sailing under jockey Eurico Rosa Da…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Quotes

TORONTO, September 14, 2019 – El Tormenta and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva won the 23rd running of the $1 million Ricoh…

Woodbine Mile Storm Watch: Casse-trained fillies a force to be reckoned with

By: Alicia Wincze Hughes for Woodbine.com The notion had been rolling through Mark Casse’s mind for a handful of months, even if…

Woodbine puts fans in the saddle with dynamic new horse racing simulator

Woodbine Puts Fans in the Saddle with Dynamic New Horse Racing Simulator  Turf Cup fan engagement platform will be onsite this weekend…

Melmich returns to Woodbine for one last hurrah

TORONTO, September 13, 2019 – Horse racing fans will have an opportunity to see the recently retired multiple stakes winner Melmich back…

Got Stormy favoured in million-dollar Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 11, 2019—Got Stormy, coming off an impressive win over males in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Stakes, will be looking to replicate that…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw To Be Live Streamed Today

TORONTO, September 11, 2019 – The post position draw for the 23rd running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Grade…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile notes for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (10)  Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile notes for Monday, Sept. 9, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (10)  Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile notes for Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile notes for Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile notes for Friday, Sept. 6, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile notes for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey…

Norman Powell named drawmaster for the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 4, 2019 – NBA Champion Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors will serve as guest drawmaster at the post position…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile attracts 28 nominees

TORONTO, August 30, 2019 – Twenty-eight horses have been nominated to the 23rd running of the million-dollar Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile,…

Silent Poet rewrites the record books in the Grade 2 Play The King Stakes

TORONTO, August 24, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Silent Poet turned in a track record performance under jockey Gary Boulanger, winning the…

TSN and Woodbine Entertainment Partner to Deliver Live Coverage of the 2019 OLG Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, June 11, 2019 – TSN and Woodbine Entertainment today announced that Canada’s Sports Leader will once again deliver live coverage of the…

Million-dollar Queen’s Plate and Ricoh Woodbine Mile headline 2019 Thoroughbred stakes schedule

Million-dollar Queen’s Plate and Ricoh Woodbine Mile headline 2019 Thoroughbred stakes schedule  Woodbine’s new inner turf course scheduled to open this spring…

James Metzger sticks to win bets to collect more than $63,000 in Woodbine Mile Horseplayers Tournament

By: Eric Wing for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 28, 2018 – James Metzger, a 35-year-old financial analyst from Louisville, Kentucky, had never been to Woodbine…

Johnny Bear repeats in Grade 1 Northern Dancer

TORONTO, September 15, 2018—Colebrook Farms and Bear Stables’ Johnny Bear turned in another thrilling victory, getting up in time to defend his…

Yorkton wires Bold Venture

TORONTO, September 15, 2018—Yorkton was no match for superstar Pink Lloyd in two earlier meetings but benefited from the crowd favorite’s misfortune…

Oscar Performance pitch perfect in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 — Amerman Racing LLC’s Oscar Performance seized command early and played the pacemaker’s role to perfection while registering…

Starship Jubilee upsets in Canadian Stakes

TORONTO, September 15, 2018— Trainer Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s Starship Jubilee pulled off an 11-1 upset with a last-to-first run to…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Quotes

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – Oscar Performance and jockey Jose Ortiz won the 22nd running of the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a…

Moonlit Promise defends title in Sweet Briar Too

TORONTO, September 15, 2018—Moonlit Promise, the defending champion in the Sweet Briar Too Stakes, overcame a less than perfect trip to eke…

La Sardane scratched from the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – La Sardane, slated to be the lone filly in the $800,000 Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, was scratched…

DeRosa’s GRID: How to Play the Ricoh Woodbine Mile card

By Ed DeRosa for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – The 12-race Woodbine Mile day card on Saturday, Sept. 14, is one…

In Pictures: Prepping for the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns captured highlights from the post position draw and some of the…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Saturday, September 14, 2018

FIELD FOR THE GRADE 1 $800,000 RICOH WOODBINE MILE Post / Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey 1 / Good Samaritan…

FEATURE: A look back at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

By Emily Shields for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 14, 2018 – The Ricoh Woodbine Mile, Woodbine’s $800,000 ‘Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In’…

Eskiminzin faces Ontario-sired company in Vice Regent

TORONTO, September 13, 2018—Eskiminzin has faced difficult assignments in his last two starts, finishing fourth in both Fort Erie’s Prince of Wales…

Moonlit Promise could shine again in Sweet Briar Too

TORONTO, September 13, 2018—Moonlit Promise was making her first start of the season when she won last year’s Sweet Briar Too and…

New turf talent to emerge in Breeders’ Cup ‘Win And You’re In’ Summer Stakes

TORONTO, September 12, 2018 – A talented field of 13 two-year-olds will be vying for a guaranteed spot in the Breeders’ Cup…

My Gal Betty headlines Natalma Stakes

TORONTO, September 12, 2018—My Gal Betty, who has crossed the wire first in each of her three starts to date, will be…

New Money Honey looks to pad bankroll in Canadian Stakes

TORONTO, September 12, 2018 – Millionaire filly New Money Honey headlines Saturday’s $250,000 Canadian Stakes (Grade 2), Presented by the Japan Racing…

Delta Prince, Oscar Performance and Lord Glitters headline competitive Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 12, 2018—Delta Prince, coming off a near miss in Saratoga’s Grade 1 Fourstardave, will be looking for his first Grade…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile post position draw to be streamed live

TORONTO, September 12, 2018 – The post position draw for Saturday’s $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup ‘Win And…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Tuesday, September 11, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 RICOH WOODBINE MILE (8) Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey Delta Prince / Stronach Stables…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Monday, September 10, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 RICOH WOODBINE MILE (8) Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey Delta Prince / Stronach Stables…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Sunday, September 9, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 RICOH WOODBINE MILE (8) Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey Delta Prince / Stronach Stables…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Saturday, September 8, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 RICOH WOODBINE MILE (8) Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey Delta Prince / Stronach Stables…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Friday, September 7, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 RICOH WOODBINE MILE (8) Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey Delta Prince / Stronach Stables…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Thursday, September 6, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 RICOH WOODBINE MILE (9) Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey Delta Prince / Stronach Stables…

Voodoo Song, Irish War Cry and Mr Havercamp top list of 20 nominated to Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, August 31, 2018 – Grade 1 winner Voodoo Song, multiple graded stakes winner Irish War Cry and local hero Mr Havercamp…

Woodbine announces 2018 Thoroughbred stakes schedule; Woodbine and HBPA form Health and Welfare Committee

TORONTO, February 21, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment has announced its stakes schedule for the 2018 Thoroughbred racing season with 96 stakes highlighted…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile champion World Approval named Eclipse Award winner

HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida, January 26, 2018 – Live Oak Plantation’s World Approval, the 2017 Ricoh Woodbine Mile winner trained by Mark Casse,…

2017 Eclipse Awards finalists announced

LEXINGTON, January 5, 2018 – Led by Horse of the Year candidates Arrogate, Gun Runner and World Approval, the National Thoroughbred Racing…

Looking for a quick snack?

Join us in the Walking Ring to taste some of our Woodbine Favorites at our Food Truck.

We’ll be serving up Beef Brisket, Fried Chicken Sandwiches and our House Specialty…Maple Bacon Poutine!

FAVOURITES DINING ROOM:

  • Saturday Brunch: $40.95
  • Sunday Brunch: $40.95
*Plus all applicable taxes.

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