Woodbine monitoring air quality

Woodbine monitoring air quality

MILTON, June 28, 2023 – With the air quality index for Milton currently measuring at ‘High Risk’ by Environment Canada, Woodbine is monitoring the situation and in communication with COSA.

As of Wednesday evening, Environment Canada is forecasting the air quality to improve overnight, and it is forecasted to be at the ‘Moderate Risk’ level tomorrow.

Woodbine will continue to monitor the air quality and forecast through Wednesday night and Thursday morning to confirm whether to proceed with live racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

As of Wednesday evening, the air quality is forecasted to be at the ‘Moderate Risk’ level by post-time on Thursday.

Woodbine will confirm the status of live racing by Noon tomorrow.


Mark McKelvie
Mark McKelvie Sr. Manager Communications, Woodbine Entertainment


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About Woodbine Entertainment

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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