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Woodbine Stakes Nominations Due Tuesday

February 13, 2020

MILTON, February 14, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment would like to issue a final reminder to all owners and horsepeople of Tuesday’s (February 18) deadline for nominations to all major stakes in 2020 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Nominations close on February 18 for all major events, including the 37th Pepsi North America Cup (three-year-old pacers), Metro Pace (two-year-old pacers), and William Wellwood Memorial (two-year-old trotters).

The opportunity to purchase a slot in the inaugural Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters also closes on February 18, as a purchase contract and $55,000 payment must be submitted.

The full list of events closing on February 18 is listed below. Purses are all estimated except for $1 million guarantees on Pepsi North America Cup and Mohawk Million.

Event Age, Sex, Gait Purse + Nomination Fee
Pepsi North America Cup 3-Year-Old Pace $1 Million
Mohawk Million 2-Year-Old Trot $1 Million USD
Armbro Flight Filly & Mare Trot $250,000
Canadian Pacing Derby Open Pace $600,000
Canadian Trotting Classic 3-Year-Old Trot $600,000
Casual Breeze 3-Year-Old Filly Trot $180,000
Elegantimage 3-Year-Old Filly Trot $375,000
Eternal Camnation 2-Year-Old Filly Pace $240,000
Fan Hanover 3-Year-Old Filly Pace $450,000
Goodtimes 3-Year-Old Trot $250,000
Maple Leaf Trot Open Trot $650,000
Metro Pace 2-Year-Old Pace $850,000
Milton Filly & Mare Pace $250,000
Nassagaweya 2-Year-Old Pace $225,000
Peaceful Way 2-Year-Old Filly Trot $400,000
Roses Are Red Filly & Mare Pace $330,000
Shes A Great Lady 2-Year-Old Filly Pace $540,000
Somebeachsomewhere 3-Year-Old Pace $190,000
William Wellwood Memorial 2-Year-Old Trot $610,000 (winner receives slot in Mohawk Million)


To download the nomination form for all major stakes, click here.

To download the 2020 Woodbine Stakes Booklet (including full conditions), click here.

Woodbine Entertainment also handles the administration of stakes races contested at various tracks across Ontario. Nominations are also due February 18 for the following events.

Grand River Raceway:
Battle of Waterloo (Ontario Sired 2-Year-Old Pace)
Battle of the Belles (Ontario Sired 2-Year-Old Filly Pace)

Flamboro Downs:
Confederation Cup (4-Year-Old Pace)

Hanover Raceway:
Balanced Image (Ontario Sired 2-Year-Old Trot)
Dream Of Glory (Ontario Sired 3-Year-Old Trot)

Clinton Raceway
Kin Pace (Ontario Sired 3-Year-Old Filly Pace)

Sustaining payments are also due February 18 for the following stakes at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

2020 Simcoe Open (foals of 2017)
2020 Simcoe Filly (foals of 2017)
2020 WEG SBOA Filly (foals of 2017)

(NOTE: A late nomination fee for the 2021 WEG SBOA Filly (foals of 2018) is also due if horse was not nominated in May of 2019.)

Visit for full information.

To make stakes payments online, click here.

If sending nominations by mail, envelopes must be clearly post-marked no later than February 18, 2020 or payment will not be accepted. Registered mail is recommended.

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