Monday live racing cancelled at Woodbine due to extreme heat

Monday live racing cancelled at Woodbine due to extreme heat

TORONTO, September 4, 2023— Due to the extreme heat forecasted for the Toronto area today, Woodbine has made the decision in consultation with the HBPA and the commissioned veterinarian to cancel today’s live racing. The safety of the horses and all racing participants is always our top priority.

Woodbine's race office will endeavour to make up for the lost races over the next few race cards.

Live racing is scheduled to return on Thursday, September 7. Post time 4:50 p.m.

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Grace Martin
Grace Martin Communications Specialist, Woodbine Entertainment
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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