The season-opening card kick starts a lucrative 2021 campaign including 89 stakes races, which includes the $1 million Queen’s Plate on Sunday, August 22 and $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile and Pattison Canadian International on Saturday, September 18.
The 2021 edition of Canada’s premier event, Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, for fillies & the first leg of the Canadian Triple Tiara series.
The 162nd 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.
The 83rd running of the Pattison Canadian International, a Thoroughbred racing event where the best from around the world compete during our most anticipated race of the fall season.
The 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 and three Breeders Cup Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” races.
The 130th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes is a 1-1/2-mile turf race and the third jewel the OLG Canadian Triple Crown taking place at Woodbine Racetrack.