101 nominated to 2024 Canadian Triple Crown

101 nominated to 2024 Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, April 26, 2024 – Woodbine Entertainment today released the nominations for the 2024 Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, consisting of The King’s Plate, Prince of Wales and Breeders’ Stakes.

A total of 101 three-year-old thoroughbreds, foaled in Canada, have been nominated to this year’s Canadian Triple Crown. With the start of the Canadian Triple Crown again in August for 2024, the closing date for nominations to this year’s Triple Crown was April 3, 2024.

The 165th running of The King’s Plate, for a purse of $1 million, will launch the Canadian Triple Crown on Saturday, August 17 at Woodbine Racetrack. The Prince of Wales, scheduled for Tuesday, September 10 at Fort Erie Race Track, and the Breeders’ Stakes, scheduled for Sunday, September 29 at Woodbine, complete the Triple Crown.

The Canadian Triple Crown is uniquely contested over three different racing surfaces, All-Weather (The King’s Plate), Dirt (Prince of Wales) and Turf (Breeders’ Stakes).

Headlining the group of 101 nominees is Mark Casse trained My Boy Prince, who won the Cup and Saucer Stakes and finished third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf as part of a Sovereign Award winning 2023 campaign.

Coronation Futurity winner Babbo (trainer Sid Attard) and Princess Elizabeth winning filly Inudation (trainer Kevin Attard) are also among the nominees.

To view the full list of nominees to the 2024 Canadian Triple Crown, click here.

The nominations for the 69th running of the Woodbine Oaks, presented by Stella Artois, have also been released.

A total of 65 three-year-old fillies, foaled in Canada, have been nominated to the prestigious event. Last year’s race saw eventual Champion Three-Year-Old Female Elysian Field win the Oaks just prior to finishing second in The King’s Plate.

This year’s Woodbine Oaks, presented by Stella Artois, will be run on Saturday, July 20.

To view the list of nominees, click here.

For the latest news and updates on the Canadian Triple Crown and Woodbine, visit Woodbine.com or follow @WoodbineTB and @WoodbineComms on X.


Grace Martin
Grace Martin Communications Specialist, Woodbine Entertainment
Horse Racing - TB
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Woodbine Entertainment is the largest horse racing operator in Canada, with Thoroughbred horse racing at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, and Standardbred horse racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park in Milton. Woodbine Entertaiment also owns and operates HPIbet, Canada’s only betting platform dedicated to horse racing. Woodbine and Mohawk Park are host to several world-class racing events including The King’s Plate, three Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series races, and the Pepsi North America Cup. Run without share capital, Woodbine Entertainment has a mandate to financially invest all profit back into the horse racing industry and the 25,000 jobs it supports across Ontario.   

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