Woodbine boosts purses for select claiming events

Woodbine boosts purses for select claiming events

First condition book of 2022 to be released Friday

TORONTO, March 3, 2022 – Woodbine Entertainment today announced a purse increase for select claiming events this upcoming season at Woodbine Racetrack.

The 2022 Thoroughbred season will see a 20 per cent purse boost for $5,000 to $20,000 claiming races. The boost will bring the purse for a $5,000 Maiden Claiming event up to $20,500 (including Ontario Sired and Bred bonuses).

Woodbine will release its first condition book for the upcoming season this Friday. All condition books and other relevant information from the Woodbine Race Office is available at www.Woodbine.com/Horsepeople/.

The 2022 Thoroughbred season at Woodbine Racetrack is scheduled to begin on Saturday, April 16.

Mark McKelvie
Mark McKelvie Sr. Manager Communications, Woodbine Entertainment


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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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