Enhanced wagering and promotions for King’s Plate weekend

Enhanced wagering and promotions for King’s Plate weekend

TORONTO, August 18, 2023 – Woodbine Racetrack will host the 164th King’s Plate this Sunday with a wide buffet of wagering options and promotions available for horseplayers.

The 13-race card will start as a special time of 12:25 p.m. and is headlined by the $1 million King’s Plate in Race 10 (5:39 p.m). Horseplayers at Woodbine, across Canada and in the United States will all be able to take advantage of the extensive wagering menu.

Below is a list of the various wagering opportunities, contests and promotions.


  • Race 2 $100,000 Guaranteed Early Pick 5
  • Race 6 $250,000 Guaranteed Middle Pick 5
  • Race 8 Power Pick 6 Mandatory Payout
  • Race 9 $250,000 Guaranteed Late Pick 5
  • Race 10 $250,000 Guaranteed Late Pick 4


  • The Jackpot Hi-5 will have a mandatory payout on Sunday (Race 13). The carryover sits at $337,493.68.



  • 5x Points Promotion: Earn 5x Points on all eligible wagering over $75 on King’s Plate racecard
  • Get $100 in free bets (Sign up offer)
  • Click here for details

Darkhorse Bets

  • Free $30 Use Promo code: GET30 (Sign Up Offer)


  • The King’s Plate Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge is an online only handicapping tournament played with “real money”. The tournament is open to players in North America through their HPIbet accounts in Canada and Xpressbet in the United States.
  • Prizes Include:
  • TWO seats to the 2023 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (est. $1 M purse),
  • TWO seats to the 2023 NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (est. $2.9 M purse).
  • TWO seats to the 2023 Woodbine Mile BCBC Horseplayers Tournament
  • Registration closes Saturday at Noon (ET).
  • Click here for more information.


Fan Duel

  • “Money Back Special” on King’s Plate Race.
  • Click here for details.


  • All Stakes “Money Back Special” on Saturday/Sunday.
  • $5,000 Late Pick-5 “Hit and Split” on Sunday.
  • Click here for details.


  • Woodbine Mile Sweepstakes – For every $20 wager on Woodbine Thoroughbreds (August 17-27), a ballot of a Woodbine Mile trip is earned.
  • $5,000 Late Pick-5 “Hit and Split” on Sunday.
  • $2,500 Late Pick-4 “Hit and Split” on Sunday.
  • $2,500 Early Pick-5 “Hit and Split” on Sunday.
  • Click here for details.

DRF Bets

  • Money Back Special on King’s Plate card.
  • Click here for details.



  • $200,000 Grade 2 King Edward Stakes (Race 9)
  • $125,000 Sweet Briar Too Stakes (Race 7)


  • $1 million King’s Plate (Race 10)
  • $200,000 Grade 2 Dance Smartly (Race 9)
  • $150,000 Grade 3 Bold Venture (Race 7)
  • $125,000 Catch A Glimpse Stakes (Race 6)
  • $125,000 Soaring Free Stakes (Race 8)


  • Saturday – 1:05 p.m. (ET)
  • Sunday – 12:25 p.m. (ET)



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Grace Martin
Grace Martin Communications Specialist, Woodbine Entertainment
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About Woodbine Entertainment

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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