Breeders Crown

Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019

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.

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.

Race Information

  • Friday, October 25
  • Saturday, October 26
  • 2-Year Old Championships
  • 3-Year Old and Open Championships
  • 7:00pm
  • 7:00pm
  • $3.14 Million CAD
  • $4.94 Million CAD
  • TSN5 10-11PM

FRIDAY’S GUARANTEES

———- $100,000 ———-
Early Pick 5
——– $50,000 ——–
Early Pick 4​
———- $100,000 ———-
Late Pick 5
Begins in Race 1 Begins in Race 4 Begins in Race 6

SATURDAY’S GUARANTEES

$100,000 Early Pick 5 $100,000 Early Pick 4​ $100,000 Late Pick 5 $50,000 Late Pick 4
Begins in Race 1 Begins in Race 4 Begins in Race 6 Begins in Race 9

DOWNLOADS

Breeders Crown Information Booklet

Breeders Crown
Free Program - Friday

Breeders Crown
Free Program - Saturday

BREEDERS CROWN
CHARITY CHALLENGE

Presented by Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership
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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 & DINING

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.

Dining areas open at:
5:00 pm – beginning with a cocktail service
6:00 pm – buffet / food services

Enjoy the 2019 Breeders Crown your own way:

  • Premium Dining – incredible culinary offerings with the best views and range of dining options
  • Indoor Grandstand Tickets – take in two days of racing with a great seat in the grandstand for only $20
  • FREE General Admission – the Breeders Crown includes free admission

NEW LIMITED TIME OFFER!

Buy any FRIDAY DINING PASS, get a FREE $15 Betting Card and Commemorative Hat

$50 OFF your dining experience

On a TWO-day pass purchase

To book tickets or dining

CALL 1-888-675-7223 OR 416-675-7223

Premium Lounge at 2019 Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park

FRIDAY

  • Gourmet passed hors d’oeuvres and food stations
  • Open Bar
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Commemorative program
  • Exclusive trackside views in an exclusive outdoor tent space
  • Lounge seating and cruiser tables

COSA Premium Lounge (single and two-day pass)

Party like a VIP trackside in the 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, an open bar and exhilarating racetrack views all from the comfort of a private outdoor VIP tent space. Select a day that’s right for you or make it two and save! The COSA Premium Lounge is a 19+ dining venue.

SATURDAY

  • The ultimate gourmet buffet dinner including a selection of seafood
  • Open Bar sponsored by Seelster Farms
  • Commemorative program
  • Exclusive trackside views in an exclusive outdoor tent space
  • Lounge seating and cruiser tables

WEEKEND COSA Premium Lounge – Best Value!

   $350   $275
($208 USD)

FRIDAY Night Only – COSA Premium Lounge

   $200   $125
($95 USD)

SATURDAY Night Only – COSA Premium Lounge

$200
($150 USD)

Includes taxes and gratuity. Price in USD is subject to the currency exchange rate at the time of purchase. Prices are subject to change without any notice. COSA Premium Lounge is a 19+ dining venue.
Dining Pass at 2019 Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park

*Choose a dining experience for Friday and/or Saturday

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)

Includes taxes and gratuity. Price in USD is subject to the currency exchange rate at the time of purchase. Prices are subject to change without any notice.

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 $125 ($95 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)

Includes taxes and gratuity. Price in USD is subject to the currency exchange rate at the time of purchase. Prices are subject to change without any notice.

MAKE A RESERVATION TODAY!

CALL 1-888-675-7223 OR 416-675-7223

Indoor Grandstand Two Day Pass at 2019 Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park

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 and the Gift Shop
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.

ACCOMMODATION

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. 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

PARKING

Woodbine Mohawk Park is proud to offer complimentary and convenient parking to all guests attending the Breeders Crown.

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.

NEWS AND MEDIA

In Pictures: The 2019 Breeders Crown

MILTON, November 5, 2019 – The 2019 Breeders Crown brought the very best from around the harness racing World to Woodbine Mohawk…

Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park a “Huge Success”

MILTON, October 29, 2019 — The 36th Breeders Crown, presented by Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership, was held this past weekend at Woodbine Mohawk…

Bold Eagle soars to Breeders Crown victory

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – France’s Bold Eagle made the trip to Canada for the $500,000 (US) Breeders Crown Open Trot a…

Dancin Lou wins Breeders Crown by a head

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – Dancin Lou displayed tremendous determination to track down and nail Bettors Wish at the finish line to…

Gimpanzee grabs second Crown trophy

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – Trainer Marcus Melander brought three high profile colts into the $500,000 (US) Breeders Crown for sophomores on…

American History carves victory in Breeders Crown Open Pace

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – Joe Bongiorno took a route up the rail late to win the $655,000 Breeders Crown Open Pace…

Warrawee Ubeaut repeats in Breeders Crown

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – Warrawee Ubeaut had to work a bit hard to gain the front but the Sweet Lou-sired filly…

Winndevie much the best in Crown

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – Brian Sears guided race-favorite Winndevie to a late-charging win in the $655,000 (CAD) Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Filly…

Manchego dominate in Crown victory

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 – Manchego and driver Dexter Dunn put on a show in capturing the $325,000 (US) Breeders Crown for…

Caviart Ally powers to Crown victory

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 26 - Caviart Farms' Caviart Ally ($7.00) sustained a first-over push out of midfield to duel down divisional standout...

‘Papi Rob disqualified, Tall Dark Stranger claims Crown

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 25, 2019 – The $600,000 (US) Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Colt Pace was expected to be a battle between elimination…

Amigo Volo vaults to victory in Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Colt Trot

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 25, 2019 – Amigo Volo (Dexter Dunn) was never challenged in a wire-to-wire mile of 1:54.3, taking the the…

McCarthy, Alagna score Crown double in upset fashion

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 25, 2019 – The trainer-driver team of Tony Alagna and Andrew McCarthy put forth a second-straight shocker when Reflect…

Ramona Hill defies post, devours field in Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Filly Trot

MILTON, ONTARIO, October 25 – Leaving from the farther-most post 10, Andrew McCarthy made two big moves with Ramona Hill to easily…

Woodbine announces additions to Crown wagering menu

MILTON, October 23, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment has announced the addition of several guaranteed pools and multi-leg wagers for this weekend’s Breeders…

#Crown19: Johansson and Captain Crunch stepping up for Charity

MILTON, October 22, 2019 – On and off the racetrack, Captain Crunch is always clutch when it’s crunch time. When the opportunity…

Breeders Crown finals drawn at Press Conference

MILTON, October 22, 2019 – Post positions for all 12 of this weekend’s Breeders Crown Finals at Woodbine Mohawk Park are set…

Dunn sweeps 3-Year-Old Colt Pace elims to cap off memorable night

MILTON, ONT, October 19, 2019 – Driver Dexter Dunn completed a night to remember Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk Park by capturing both…

Warrawee Ubeaut best in 3-Year-Old Filly Pace elim

MILTON, ONT, October 19, 2019 – Odds-on favourite Warrawee Ubeaut took command midway through the mile and scooted away from competition under…

Dunn sweeps Mare Trot Crown eliminations

MILTON, ONT, October 19, 2019 – Reinsman Dexter Dunn cleaned up in the Mare Trot eliminations on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk…

Dont Letem matches Canadian record in Crown elim score

MILTON, ONT, October 19, 2019 – Yannick Gingras drove Dont Letem to a 1:51.3 win in the $32,500 (CAD) Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old…

The Ice Dutchess & Millies Possesion take Crown eliminations

MILTON, ONT, October 19, 2019 – Sophomore trotting fillies launched the second night of Breeders Crown eliminations on Saturday evening at Woodbine…

‘Papi Rob’ large in Crown elimination victory

MILTON, ONT, October 18, 2019 – Earlier in the evening driver Yannick Gingras upended two unbeaten juveniles in capturing Breeders Crown eliminations….

Bates secures ‘Priceless’ spot in Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Filly Pace

MILTON, ONT, October 18, 2019 – Trainer-driver Brandon Bates will make his Breeders Crown debut following a 1:50.2 blowout victory on Friday night…

Gingras sweeps #Crown19 rookie trot eliminations

MILTON, ONT, October 18, 2019 – Driver Yannick Gingras set up shop in the winner’s circle to launch the Breeders Crown elimination…

MacIntosh making moves into Breeders Crown

MILTON, October 18, 2019 – Woodbine Mohawk Park-based trainer Blake MacIntosh sends a four-pronged contingent into the Breeders Crown eliminations as he…

FEATURE: Plesac pitching in for Standardbreds

MILTON, October 17, 2019 – He might be known for his proficiency on the pitcher’s mound, but Dan Plesac is equally impressive…

Official Cocktails of #Crown19 Unveiled

MILTON, October 15, 2019 – This year’s Breeders Crown promises to be one of the biggest of all-time…so big it needed not…

Breeders Crown paths set for sophomores & up

MILTON, October 15, 2019 – Divisional supremacy and international glory will be on the line in the eight Breeders Crown events for…

Rookies to clash in Friday Crown eliminations

MILTON, October 15, 2019 – Filly pacer Lyons Sentinel, this season’s richest 2-year-old, as well as undefeated divisional money-leaders Tall Dark Stranger,…

$6 Million Breeders Crown Draws 161 in Woodbine Mohawk Park Fall Championships

Cranbury, NJ/Milton, ON, October 15, 2019 – Entries for the $6 million Breeders Crown events saw 161 elite trotters and pacers fill…

Four supplement to Crown; Foreign Classic invitee Bold Eagle enters

CRANBURY, NJ/MILTON, ON — The wide-open sophomore pacing colt landscape and a sparkling performance in the Ontario Sire Stake 3-year-old filly pace…

Breeders Crown supplemental and entry box approaching

MILTON, October 8, 2019 – A little less than a week remains to the deadline for potential supplements to the three-year-old and…

Filion T-Shirt giveaway set for Saturday

MILTON, September 20, 2019 – Racing fans will want to arrive early to Woodbine Mohawk Park this Saturday (September 21) to collect…

Charity Challenge Breeding Auction Three Weeks Away

MILTON, September 11, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment and Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership have released further details for the upcoming breeding auction on Wednesday,…

Breeders Crown Dining Passes on Sale

MILTON, August 28, 2019 – Dining passes are now on sale for this October’s Breeders Crown, presented by Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership, at…

Driver T-Shirt Giveaway Series starts Saturday

MILTON, August 28, 2019 – The Canadian Pacing Derby and Maple Leaf Trot take place this Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk Park and…

Breeders Crown Charity Challenge breeding auction unveiled

MILTON, August 23, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment and Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership are pleased to announce a breeding auction for Wednesday, October 2...

Woodbine & Libfeld-Katz present Breeders Crown Charity Challenge

MILTON, June 10, 2019 – Sports and entertainment collides for the inaugural Breeders Crown Charity Challenge, presented by Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership and…

Tickets now on sale for 2019 Breeders Crown

MILTON, June 3, 2019 – The very best in harness racing are coming to Woodbine Mohawk Park for the $6 million Breeders…

Woodbine announces $16 million-plus 2019 stakes schedule

MILTON, January 17, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment today revealed its industry-leading $16 million-plus Standardbred Stakes lineup for 2019. The 2019 stakes schedule…

Dates and Format set for 2019 Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park

MILTON, December 20, 2018 – The $6 million Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series, will be…

Breeders Crown filled with Canadian connections

MILTON, October 26, 2018 – The 35th edition of the Breeders Crown, harness racing’s year-end championships, will take place this Saturday at…

BREEDERS CROWN TO RETURN IN 2019 TO WOODBINE MOHAWK PARK

MILTON, April 16, 2018 – The $6 million Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series, is set…

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

Sponsor Sponsor Package
Libfeld/Katz Breeding Partnership Presenting Partner
​Central Ontario Standardbred Association COSA Premium Lounge
Diamond Creek Farm Diamond Creek Winners Lounge
Hanover Shoe Farms Broadcast Presenter
Winbak Farm Winbak Farm Winners Circle
Hoosier Park Paddock Cam Sponsor
Ontario Racing Race Sponsor
Meadowlands Racetrack Race Sponsor
Western Fair Raceway Race Sponsor
Brittany Farms Race Sponsor
Determination Race Sponsor
Fashion Farms Race Sponsor
Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association Race Sponsor
Kentuckiana Farms Event Sponsor
Cameo Hill Farms Saturday – Post Reception
The Hambletonian Society Saturday – Post Reception
Standardbred Canada Caretakers Sponsor
Seelster Farms Saturday – VIP Beverage Sponsor
Century Downs | Century Mile Super Slow Mo Sponsor
Standardbred Horse Sales Co. Friday Post – Reception
Lexington Selected Yearling Sale Lexington Yearling Sale Mohawk Reception
Preferred Equine VIP Parking Sponsor

2019 SPONSORS

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