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Woodbine to celebrate International Women’s Day Saturday

March 4, 2020

MILTON, March 4, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day during this Saturday’s card of live racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

The Woodbine Racing Live simulcast show will be entirely dedicated to women in harness racing, featuring interviews and selections from prominent females in the sport.

Jessica Buckley, Vice-President of Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing, will welcome viewers when the show goes live at 6:30 p.m.

Host Monique Vág will then be joined by Joanne Colville (Woodbine outrider, Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society), Nancy Takter (Grand Circuit trainer) and Natasha Day (driver).

The show will also include selections from female handicappers and a video tribute to women in harness racing prior to the evening’s first-race. Once the races begin, Chad Rozema will be catching up with female participants for interviews between races.

The evening’s third-race is the $32,000 Mares Preferred Pace and will be the International Women’s Day Race. All female racing participants are invited to the winner’s circle for the post-race presentation.

Woodbine Cares will also be making a presentation to the Halton Women’s Place following the third-race. The presentation will feature a cheque and food donation following a month of fundraising, led by Woodbine Mohawk Park’s Lynn Koprowski and Robin MacKay.

Fans can catch the Woodbine Racing Live stream by visiting and clicking on “Watch Races” in the top-right corner.

Woodbine Racing Live begins at 6:30 p.m. and leads into the evening’s card beginning at 7:10 p.m.

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