Woodbine News

Sovereign Awards presented to 2018 winners

TORONTO, April 19, 2019 – The Jockey Club of Canada hosted the 44th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremony on Thursday, April 18, 2019…

Intanga Rose goes for hat trick, first stakes win in Star Shoot

TORONTO, April 18, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Intanga Rose shoots for the stars in Sunday’s $100,000 Star Shoot Stakes during opening…

Shakopee Town comes to town seeking Whimsical crown on Opening Day

TORONTO, April 17, 2019 – Shakopee Town, a homebred for Bill and Al Ulwelling, makes her Canadian debut in the $125,000 Grade…

Carroll honoured by Hall of Fame achievement

By: Hayley Morrison for Woodbine Communications TORONTO, April 15, 2019 – She loves racing, has a passion for horses and is great…

High Stakes Meets High Fashion: The Second Annual Greenwood Stakes Announces Festival Programming

High Stakes Meets High Fashion: The Second Annual Greenwood Stakes Announces Festival Programming Marquee Tastemakers Participating Include Top Toronto Artists Jay Cheng…

A Longley look at the Derby: Final points up for grabs on the Road to the Kentucky Derby

By: Rob Longley for Woodbine.com TORONTO, April 12, 2019 – With the Road to the Kentucky Derby set for its final lap this weekend,…

Canadian country music duo High Valley featured at the 2019 Queen’s Plate Racing Festival

TORONTO, April 9, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that Canadian country music duo High Valley will headline this year’s music line-up…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2019 features international stars of the industry, two horses bred in Québec, a…

Woodbine Entertainment and HBPA Finalize 4-Year Agreement

2019 Season Gets Underway on April 20 Toronto, On – April 8, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment and the Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association…

A Longley look at the Derby: Upcoming premier stakes will shape Derby field

By: Rob Longley for Woodbine.com TORONTO, April 5, 2019 – Through circumstances not entirely under his control, it has been a quiet Triple Crown prep…

Snowbirds Report: March 25 – March 31, 2019

TORONTO, April 2, 2019 – Welcome to the 13th and final edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its eighth year,…

A Longley look at the Derby: Mixed results in prep races shake up leaderboard

By: Rob Longley for Woodbine.com TORONTO, March 29, 2019 – If it was the first Saturday in May that was approaching rather than the…

Snowbirds Report: March 18 – March 24, 2019

TORONTO, March 26, 2019 – Welcome to the 12th edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its eighth year, chronicling the…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Ballot

TORONTO, March 25, 2019 – The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame announced its 2019 ballot.  A total of 30 people and horses…

A Longley look at the Derby: From the Woodbine turf to the top of the Derby leaderboard

By: Rob Longley for Woodbine.com With all humility and understanding of how quickly things can change for a three-year-old colt at this time of…

Snowbirds Report: March 11 – March 17, 2019

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 – Welcome to the 11th edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its eighth year, chronicling the…

Tickets on sale for Woodbine’s 3rd annual Derby Day Party

TORONTO, March 18, 2019 – Tickets are now on sale for Woodbine’s 3rd annual Derby Day Party, which will be held at…

A Longley look at the Derby: Baffert duo set for their anticipated season debuts

By: Rob Longley for Woodbine.com TORONTO, March 15, 2019 – As a two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer, Bob Baffert is anything but a rebel when…

Snowbirds Report: March 4 – March 10, 2019

TORONTO, March 13, 2019 – Welcome to the 10th edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its eighth year, chronicling the…

JUNO Award nominee The Washboard Union to perform at 2019 Queen’s Plate Racing Festival

TORONTO, March 13, 2019 – The JUNO Award-nominated country music group The Washboard Union will be among the featured musical acts to…

Woodbine Entertainment Secures EllisDon as Development Partner for Recently Announced GO Station

TORONTO, March 12, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment, operators of the world-class Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, home to the iconic Queen’s Plate racing festival,…

Avie’s Flatter named 2019 Queen’s Plate Winterbook favourite 

TORONTO, March 8, 2019 – Avie’s Flatter leads a list of 84 three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated to the Canadian Triple Crown, which opens with the $1 million…

Ontario Announces New GO Station at Woodbine

Ontario Announces New GO Station at Woodbine Province partners with business to address transit needs and save taxpayers money TORONTO, March 6, 2019…