Woodbine pushes Thursday post time to 6:05 p.m.

Woodbine pushes Thursday post time to 6:05 p.m.

TORONTO, June 17, 2024 – Woodbine Entertainment has announced that post time for this Thursday’s card of live Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack has been pushed back to 6:05 p.m.

With an extreme heat warning in effect for the city of Toronto, Woodbine has made the decision to push back the start of Thursday’s live racing in the best interest of horse welfare.

The decision to push back Thursday's start time was made in consultation with the HBPA.

The eight-race card scheduled for Thursday will now begin at 6:05 p.m.

For more news and updates on live racing at Woodbine, visit Woodbine.com or follow @WoodbineTB and @WoodbineComms on X.


Live racing at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)
Live racing at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)
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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