Breeders Crown

Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019

Catch the best
in harness racing at the
2019 Breeders Crown!

Presented by Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership

The very best in harness racing will converge on Woodbine Mohawk Park this October for the 36th edition of the Breeders Crown presented by Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership. A total of 12 championship races will be contested over two nights of outstanding World Class racing to determine divisional supremacy.

The Breeders Crown features $6 million (USD) in purses and the very best Standardbreds, drivers, trainers, owners and breeders from around the world. Friday evening’s Crown action will feature four championships for two-year-olds, while three-year-olds and up will be on display Saturday evening in eight championship races.

Make plans now to join us for this historic event, as the Breeders Crown returns to Woodbine Mohawk Park in Milton, Ontario for the first time since 2008.

Race Information

  • Friday, October 25
  • Saturday, October 26
  • 2-Year Old Championships
  • 3-Year Old and Open Championships
  • 7:00pm
  • 7:00pm
  • $2.4 Million USD
  • $3.4 Million USD
  • TBD
  • TBD

The Contenders

  • 2-Year-Old Colt Pace

  • 2-Year-Old Colt Trot

  • 2-Year-Old Filly Pace

  • 2-Year-Old Filly Trot

  • 3-Year-Old Colt Pace

  • 3-Year-Old Colt Trot

  • 3-Year-Old Filly Pace

  • 3-Year-Old Filly Trot

  • Open Pace

  • Open Trot

  • Mare Pace

  • Mare Trot

BREEDERS CROWN
CHARITY CHALLENGE

Presented by Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership

Woodbine Entertainment and Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership have collaborated on an unique charity program that launched in May, 2019.

Four public personalities have been invited to share the thrill of racing and raise funds for their favourite charitable cause!

Over the course of the Breeder’s Crown Charity Challenge (June 8th – October 26th), each team will cheer on “their” horse, earn funds and drive social media traffic to a dedicated Facebook page that will ultimately determine a bonus grand prize winner.

It’s an opportunity whereby charities get fun turn-key social media content to engage the community, the opportunity to share their story with new donors and most of all, raise up to $100,000 for the good work they do everyday.

LIBFELD/KATZ BREEDING PARTNERSHIP

Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership is the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Al Libfeld and Marvin Katz, partners for more than 25 years, have relied on more than homework and intuition to forge their success in racing and breeding. The duo has been involved in the breeding and ownership of numerous superstars, including most recently Ariana G ($2.6 million). Libfeld/Katz is a three-time winner of the Armstrong Breeder of the Year Award and is one of the most trusted names in the Standardbred breeding and racing industry.

TICKETING

The Breeders Crown is a little more special when it comes north of the border. The 2019 Breeders Crown event is your chance to celebrate over two days the best in Standardbred racing in combination with the best in Canadian hospitality! With optimal vantage points located across the best track in North America and incredible culinary offerings from Mohawk Park’s masterful chefs, this one-of-a-kind racing event is not to be missed.

Choose from several dining experience options. Remember, receive up to $50 OFF your dining experience when you purchase a two-day pass.

MAKE A RESERVATION TODAY!

CALL 1-888-675-7223 OR 416-675-7223

FRIDAY

  • Gourmet passed hors d’oeuvres and food stations
  • Open Bar
  • Live music and entertainment (band TBD)
  • Commemorative program
  • Exclusive trackside views
  • Lounge seating and cruiser tables

COSA Premium Lounge (single and two-day pass)

Party like a VIP trackside in the ultra exclusive Breeders Crown COSA Premium Lounge. Reserve your place amongst the racing elite, where you’ll be right in the action and experience mouth-watering aromas, fresh & delicious chef creations and exhilarating racetrack views all from the comfort of a private VIP space. Enjoy our award-winning chef-inspired buffets, famous gourmet passed hors d’oeuvres and food stations, not to mention, dangerously decadent desserts! Select a day that’s right for you or make it two and save!

SATURDAY

  • The ultimate gourmet buffet dinner
  • Open Bar
  • Commemorative program
  • Exclusive trackside views
  • Lounge seating and cruiser tables

WEEKEND COSA Premium Lounge – Best Value!

$350
($262 USD)

FRIDAY Night Only – COSA Premium Lounge

$200
($150 USD)

SATURDAY Night Only – COSA Premium Lounge

$200
($150 USD)

*Price in USD is subject to the currency exchange rate at the time of purchase.

*Choose a dining experience for Friday and/or Saturday

RESTAURANT DINING OPTIONS

Dining Pass (single and two-day pass)

The dining spaces at Woodbine Mohawk Park offer a range of unique perspectives to fully immerse yourself in the Breeders Crown racing experience. Enjoy an unbelievable selection of chef-inspired culinary creations to indulge in, impeccable table service, knowledgeable mutual tellers and wagering ambassadors who can take your bets right at your table.
With new floor to ceiling panoramic views, comfortable seating and TV screens surrounding you from every angle, you won’t miss a stride of the action. Select a day that’s right for you or make it two and save!

All dining options include:

  • Commemorative program
  • Dedicated wagering terminals

DINING PASS CHOICES

Terrace Trackside Buffet

WEEKEND: $300 ($225 USD)

Friday: $150 ($115 USD)
Saturday: $200 ($150 USD)

Mohawk Harvest Kitchen

WEEKEND: $300 ($225 USD)

Friday: $150 ($115 USD)
Saturday: $200 ($150 USD)

Trackside Patio Bar & Grill

WEEKEND: $150 ($115 USD)

Friday: $75 ($56 USD)
Saturday: $100 ($75 USD)

MIX & MATCH – Choose a unique dining experience each night! 

Interested in customizing your experience? Our weekend packages give you the flexibility to mix and match your dining venues while saving you money.  Select among four dining options over two days. For example, You can dine at Mohawk Harvest Kitchen on Friday and treat yourself to a VIP experience in the COSA Premium Lounge on Saturday.
The choice is yours and includes a savings of $50 CDN.

FRIDAY


COSA Premium Lounge

$200 ($150 USD)

Mohawk Harvest Kitchen

$150 ($115 USD)

Terrace Trackside Buffet

$150 ($115 USD)

Trackside Patio Bar & Grill

$75 ($56 USD)

SATURDAY


COSA Premium Lounge

$200 ($150 USD)

Mohawk Harvest Kitchen

$200 ($150 USD)

Terrace Trackside Buffet

$200 ($150 USD)

Trackside Patio Bar & Grill

$100 ($75 USD)

*Price in USD is subject to the currency exchange rate at the time of purchase.

MAKE A RESERVATION TODAY!

CALL 1-888-675-7223 OR 416-675-7223

Indoor Grandstand Two-day Pass – $20 only!

Take in two days of racing action from the comfort of a climate controlled indoor space, with cushioned seating, nestled nicely into an optimal viewing area of the grandstand. This vantage point has easy access to the apron, concessions and other site features and amenities.

Tickets available on-site at Woodbine Mohawk Park Guest Services Desk
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights from 5:30PM – 11:00PM

U.S. and International ticket inquiries email: tickets1@woodbine.com

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Woodbine Mohawk Park is proud to host for the first time the most prestigious event in standardbred horse racing.  We want your experience with us to be special. Here you will find everything you need to make your Breeders Crown experience truly memorable.

Please click on the button below and go directly to the Woodbine Mohawk Park venue information that interests you such as directions and parking, location map, hospitality and more.

ACCOMMODATIONS

HILTON MISSISSAUGA MEADOWVALE

Woodbine Mohawk Park is offering our Breeders Crown travelling guests a special discount at Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale, just 15 minutes from the track.

Guests can book accommodation at the low rate of C$109 per night, while room inventory is available.

A complimentary shuttle bus will take you from the hotel to Woodbine Mohawk Park both days of the event.

Woodbine Mohawk Park is pleased to offer guests travelling to Breeders Crown a special discount at the Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale.  CLICK HERE to take advantage of this special discount offer.

ACCOMODATIONS CLOSE TO
WOODBINE MOHAWK PARK

Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale
6750 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3
(905) 821-1981

Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Milton
2750 High Point Drive
Milton, ON L9T 5G5
(905) 876-4955

Best Western Plus, Milton
161 Chisholm Drive
Milton, ON L9T 4A6
(905) 875-3818

WHAT TO WEAR

Although Woodbine Mohawk Park does not enforce a strict dress code, we recommend ‘track casual’ as a base guideline. Comfort is key – but we are also a venue where visitors like to look smart.

You can’t go wrong with Business Casual
Jackets preferred, blazers, vests, shirts with collars, sweaters, dresses, pantsuits and slacks are appropriate.

For prestigious races such as Pepsi North America Cup and Breeders Crown feel free to dress to impress. Go all out with a snazzy tie or special outfit.

WEATHER

Temperatures in late October range from 5 to 14-degrees Celsius (41 to 57-degrees Fahrenheit), so we recommend you dress warmly with a couple of layers or an overcoat.

If you are planning on going out on the apron to watch a few races, please bring along an umbrella or poncho in case of rain.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

ELEMENTS CASINO MOHAWK

Located inside Woodbine Mohawk Park, Elements Casino Mohawk is a fun and casually upscale gaming destination that boasts over 900 slot machines, electronic and live dealer table long with great dining.  The casino is open 24 hours a day seven days a week.

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

Often called the loveliest town in Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake lets you stroll back through history and enjoy world-class theatre, fine dining, shopping, estate wineries, farm markets and historical sites. Its many attractions include historic sites – Fort George and the Historical Society Museum, the Shaw Festival with its three theatres, the marina, heritage business district for shopping, golf courses, parks and beautiful farmland, agricultural markets and world-famous Niagara wineries. Situated on the south shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a 1 hour and 15 minute-drive from Woodbine Mohawk Park.

CN TOWER

National icon and engineering wonder, CN Tower is one of Toronto’s “must-see” attraction. Rocket to the top in a thrilling 58-second ride aboard glass fronted and glass-floor panelled elevators. Spectacular sights from four observation areas including panoramic views from the floor to ceiling window walls on the LookOut level, the world famous Glass Floor, Outdoor SkyTerrace and SkyPod, the highest. Experience EdgeWalk, the world’s highest outdoor walk on a building.  CN Tower is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, a one hour and 15 minute drive from Woodbine Mohawk Park.

TORONTO PREMIUM OUTLETS

Just a 15-minute drive east of Woodbine Mohawk Park in nearby Halton Hills, Toronto Premium Outlets is one of the top shopping experiences in the Greater Toronto Area.  The outdoor centre features more than 80 stores, providing a savings of 25% to 65% daily, with top brands including Saks OFF 5TH, AllSaints, Burberry, Coach, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Rudsak, Ted Baker, Tory Burch and Under Armour. Among its guest amenities and services are complimentary wheelchair rental, portable phone chargers, free WiFi and a children’s play area.

NIAGARA FALLS

One of the wonders of the world, Niagara Falls is a testament to the power and beauty of nature.  View the majestic Horseshoe Falls (Canada) and American Falls (U.S.A) from observation areas on either side of the border or get up close with a voyage on Maid of the Mist. The area also features Fallsview Casino, Casino Niagara, Clifton Hill entertainment district, Marineland and scenic Nagara Parkway, providing activities for everyone. Niagara Falls is a one hour and 10 minute drive from Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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MOMENTS

2011 Open Trot – San Pail
2015 Open Pace – Always B Miki
2003 Mare Pace – Eternal Camnation
1997 3-Year-Old Colt Trot – Malabar Man
1993 Open Pace – Staying Together

SPONSORS

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to thank all
2019 Breeders Crown partners and sponsors

The $6 million Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series is presented by Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership and has the support of many other great organizations.

SPONSORSHIP REQUESTS

Woodbine Entertainment, renowned for its rich tradition in world class standardbred racing entertainment, will deliver your business a partnership designed to excite and engage your target markets through a range of unique opportunities.

Woodbine will work in tandem with your marketing and sales teams to understand your objectives and develop marketing programs specifically designed to create unique engagements between our customers/fans and your business. From on site activations to curated events and media integrations to driving sales, we’re here to help build your brand and deliver programs with measurable ROI.

With a global media reach and the ability to target specific regions within Canada, Woodbine can provide your brand with extensive exposure to a diverse network of sports fans and entertainment seekers.​

For more information on how a partnership with Woodbine and how the Breeders Crown could benefit your company, please contact:

Ashley Courtis
Senior Manager, Partnerships & Events
ACourtis@woodbine.com

CURRENT 2019 BREEDERS CROWN SPONSORS

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