Woodbine Race Track

SARP Transition Plan Fails To Protect Ontario Workers

NDP Labour Critic and Essex MPP Taras Natyshak says looming layoffs at Woodbine and Mohawk racetracks demonstrate how inadequate government transition plans were following the end of the Slots At Racetracks Program. “Once again, we’re reminded just how short sighted the SARP cancellation really was,” said Natyshak. “By pulling the rug out from under the […]

New Jockey Club Stewards and Members

At the annual Jockey Club of Canada meeting of the Members held on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto, Ontario, three new Stewards and eight new Members were appointed to The Jockey Club of Canada. The Jockey Club of Canada is honoured to appoint Mark Casse, Charles Overland and Paul Ryneveld […]

Opening Day at Woodbine Features ‘Your First Bet Is On Us’

The 2012 Woodbine Thoroughbred racing season kicks off on Good Friday, April 6th, with a number of exciting promotions for fans, including ‘Your First Bet Is On Us’ and the racetrack’s first-ever Woodbine Fan Photo contest, which features a prize of dinner for four at Woodbine’s Favourites Dining Room.   The 10-race Opening Day program, […]

Woodbine Racetrack Earns Re-Accreditation from the NTRA Safety And Integrity Alliance

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ontario, Canada has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. The re-accreditation followed a complete review of all racing operations at the facility. Woodbine received its initial Alliance accreditation in March 2010. All accreditations and re-accreditations carry an effective period […]

Woodbine 2012 Stakes Schedule

The Woodbine stakes schedule, released today by the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), is highlighted by the 153rd running of the Queen’s Plate. The 1 1/4-mile classic, which carries a $1 million purse, is set for Sunday, June 24. The Plate, North America’s oldest continuously-run stakes event and first jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown of Racing, […]

2011 Sovereign Award Finalists

The Jockey Club of Canada will host their 37th Annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony to honour the Canadian Champions of 2011, on Thursday, April 5, 2012, on the third floor of Woodbine Race Track in Toronto.  Woodbine Entertainment Group will join in the celebration as they get ready to kick-off their 2012 Live Thoroughbred meet on […]