TORONTO, August 20, 2020 – A victory in the Plate Trial on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack propelled Clayton to the top spot in the second edition of the 161st Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. The Power Rankings highlight top OLG Canadian Triple Crown contenders as voted on by expert […]
Clayton connects: Plate Trial drama sets the table for Queen’s Plate
TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Clayton, a son of 2012 Arkansas Derby winner Bodemeister, dug deep to fend off a pair of stubborn foes in taking the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes, Saturday afternoon at Woodbine. The road to the Queen’s Plate – set for Saturday, September 12 – is heating up. A field of six […]
Will Halo Again run rings around Plate Trial foes?
TORONTO, August 12, 2020 – Halo Again goes after his fourth career win in his sixth start in Saturday’s $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes, a traditional prep for Canada’s most famous race, the $1 million Queen’s Plate, scheduled for September 12. All Plate Trial starters carry 126 pounds, the same weight they’ll carry should they contest […]
Queen’s Plate and Woodbine Oaks hopefuls set to contest Woodstock and Star Shoot Stakes
TORONTO, June 10, 2020 – A pair of key prep races on the road to the Queen’s Plate, the $100,000 Woodstock and the $100,000 Star Shoot, kick off the Woodbine Thoroughbred stakes season this Saturday. The 122nd edition of the Woodstock, for three-year-olds, and the companion Star Shoot, for three-year-old fillies, share the spotlight on […]