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Preview: Woodbine Entertainment Prepared to Designate Land at 684-Acre Woodbine Racetrack Site for High Performance Soccer Training Facility and Community Stadium

Woodbine Entertainment Prepared to Designate Land at 684-Acre Woodbine Racetrack Site for High Performance Soccer Training Facility and Community Stadium

New West Toronto development could feature a 38,000 square foot soccer training facility and 8,000-seat soccer-specific stadium

Toronto, ON – March 23, 2022 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that it is prepared to designate a portion of its 684-acre land at Woodbine Racetrack for the development of a new high-performance training centre and stadium for women’s and men’s soccer in the heart of Toronto’s Rexdale community.

​In working with private investors and various stakeholders, the soccer project would feature an 8,000-seat soccer specific stadium and a 38,000 square foot training facility with a world-class grass pitch that meets FIFA professional standards. The venue would be a destination for national...

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Woodbine Racetrack is Canada’s home the biggest and most exciting thoroughbred races. Located in Toronto, Woodbine Racetrack typically operates thoroughbred racing from April through December. Premier races include the longest continuously ran horse race in North America, The Queen’s Plate, Breeders Cup win and you’re in races the Woodbine Mile, Summer and Natalma Stakes, along with the fan-favourite Canadian International Stakes. 

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