The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes in Canada and will have several upgrades for 2018.

Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes Committee announces upgrades for 2018


The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes in Canada and will have several upgrades for 2018.

  • Announcement from Ontario Racing: OR and the Standardbred Alliance merge to create a unified horse racing industry organization

    The Board of Ontario Racing and members of the Standardbred Alliance have voted to merge the two existing organizations. The combined entity will be an independent, not-for-profit industry organization that will represent all Ontario racetracks and horse racing industry associations in the Province with one unified voice.

  • Country Music Superstar Brad Paisley To Headline 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival

    Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling country music superstar, Brad Paisley, will headline the 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival at Woodbine Racetrack. The three-day Festival will run from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1.

  • Date set for 2018 Queen’s Plate

    Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018.