Woodbine ready to launch 129 race-date season

Woodbine ready to launch 129 race-date season

TORONTO, April 25, 2024 – Woodbine Entertainment is set to launch its 2024 Thoroughbred racing season this Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. 

The 2024 season at Woodbine will consist of 129 race dates and runs through Sunday, December 15. ​ The first two weeks of the meet will have racing held on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday’s opening day card will feature ten races and includes the $125,000 Star Shoot Stakes. Fans will want to arrive early on Saturday to receive a free Woodbine travel mug. Fans are entitled to one mug per person. Post time is 1:10 p.m. 

To view the entries for Saturday, click here. 

The new season is highlighted by the 165th running of The King’s Plate on Saturday, August 17. Turf Champions Day on Saturday, September 14 will have the eyes of the racing world on Woodbine, with four Grade One events on the card, including the Woodbine Mile.

To view the entire 2024 stakes schedule, click here. 

Woodbine will add Fridays to the racing schedule on May 10 and then add Thursday twilight racing beginning May 23.

Post time on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be 1:10 p.m., while Thursday cards will begin at 4:50 p.m.

Horseplayers can watch and wager on the entire 2024 season at Woodbine through HPIbet.com. Horse Racing is also now available on bet365. 

For the latest racing schedule, live video, wagering tools and news, visit Woodbine.com or follow @WoodbineTB and @WoodbineComms on Twitter.

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Grace Martin
Grace Martin Communications Specialist, Woodbine Entertainment
Horse Racing - TB
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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