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2023 Woodbine Event Highlights

Dec 31, 2023
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The season-opening race card kick started a lucrative 2023 Thoroughbred stakes program with more than $17 million in purses, including 39 graded stakes, five Grade 1 events, and two $1 million classics, The King’s Plate and Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

Woodbine Racetrack Thoroughbred Opening Day April 22, 2023

The Canada Day Racing Festival featured five graded stakes, including the $200,000 Gr-II Highlander Stakes and $175,000 Gr-II Nassau Stakes.

Graded Stakes Races on Canada Day at Woodbine Racetrack

The Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, will feature Canada’s finest three-year-old fillies. A race filled with history, the Oaks is the first leg of the Canadian Triple Tiara Series.

Woodbine Oaks at Woodbine Racetrack

The 164th running of the $1 million King’s Plate is the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown. North America’s oldest continuously run stakes’ event, The King’s Plate showcased Canada’s top three-year-old thoroughbreds and is one of Canada’s premier sport events of the year.

164th Kings Plate On August 2023 At Woodbine Racetrack

A day of elite turf racing, style, dining, and more. This day features three Graded Stakes Races, as well as free and premium experiences.

The Ricoh Woodbine Mile is part of an epic Turf showcase weekend at Woodbine. The Mile attracts a world-class field to battle in the $1 million race on the famed E.P. Taylor Turf Course. The Ricoh Woodbine Mile card is joined by the bet365 Summer Stakes and Johnnie Walker Natalma Stakes, all part of the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series.

Turf Champions Day At Woodbine Racetrack On September 16, 2023

The 132nd running of the Breeders’ Stakes is the third and final jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. The final leg of the Crown is contested at 1-1/2-mile over the famed E.P. Taylor Turf Course, testing the endurance of the three-year-old competitors.

Woodbine Racetrack Breeders' Stakes October 1, 2023

The exhibit honours Secretariat, also known as ‘Big Red’, and celebrates his accomplishments including his 1973 Triple Crown win.

Secretariat’s 50th Anniversary Exhibit at Woodbine Racetrack from October 5 to October 8, 2023

A Thoroughbred racing event where the best from around the world compete during our most anticipated race of the fall season.

Canadian International Woodbine Racetrack on October 8, 2023
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