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WOODBINE RACE TRACK

Woodbine Race TrackWoodbine race track is a thoroughbred and harness racing facility in Rexdale, Ontario, Canada that has three tracks. It is widely acknowledged as Canada's premier horse racing track.

Woodbine race track is home to two of the three gems in Canada’s Triple Crown. The Queen’s Plate, the oldest continuously run stakes race, and the Breeders' Stakes, the third gem, are both run at Woodbine. The middle stakes race is the Prince of Wales Stakes which is run at Fort Erie Race Track.

Other famous races held at Woodbine race track include the ATTO Mile; the Canadian International and the North America Cup for standardbreds.

The first thoroughbred race was held at Woodbine race track on June 12, 1956 while the first harness race was held on January 1, 1994. Attendance-wise, the largest ever recorded for thoroughbred racing was 42,243 and 7,266 for harness racing.

Woodbine race track has a total seating capacity of 13,000 and a stabling capacity of 1,860 stalls.


Woodbine Race Track Facts

Main Track    
• Main Track : Oval
• Track Material : Dirt
• Track Length : 1 mile with a 7 furlong and 1 1/4 mile chutes
• Track Width : 85 feet
• Homestretch Length : 975 feet
• Banking on Turns : 6%
• Track Seating Capacity : 12,000

E.P. Taylor Turf Course
   
• Track Shape : Other
• Track Material : Turf (Kentucky Bluegrass)
• Track Length : 1-1/2 miles with a 1 1/8 mile chute
• Homestretch Width : 100 feet
• Backstretch Width : 120 feet
• Homestretch Length : 1,440 feet
• Banking on Turns : 4%

Harness Track
   
• Track Shape : Oval
• Track Length : Seven Furlongs
• Homestretch Width : 85 feet
• Homestretch Length : 976 Feet
• Speed Rating : v1:563
• Standing Start Positions : 10


Woodbine Race Track History

1874

  • The original Woodbine race track opened on the then-far eastern outskirts of Toronto.

Woodbine Race Track
Rexdale, Ontario

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1956

  • On June 12, the new Woodbine track opened to thoroughbred racing.

1994

  • On January 1, Woodbine race track welcomed harness racing.

2000

  • Slot machines were introduced at Woodbine race track.



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