queen’s plate

Check Your Soul favorite of 17 in Queen’s Plate

The Queen’s Plate, Canada’s premier three-year-old race, has a full field of 17 entrants led by Check Your Soul. The son of Perfect Soul will be ridden by Patrick Husbands. The full field includes: 1. Imhotep2. Curgone3. Oh Canada4. One Big Gator5. Pender Harbour6. Head Honcho7. Strike Oil8. Okiyama9. Inglorious10. Enduring Star11. Ojibway Signal12. Seawatch13. […]

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Large field shaping up for Queen’s Plate

A field of 17 is under consideration for the opening jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, the Queen’s Plate Stakes at Woodbine, according to a Daily Racing Form report. The prospective field includes several U.S.-based horses, including Queen’splatekitten and Imhotep for trainer Todd Pletcher, Maple Leaf Kitten for trainer Joe Woodard, and Bowman’s Causeway for […]

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Queen’s Plate draw live from Woodbine walking ring Thursday

QUEEN’S PLATE DRAW AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE Thursday’s Queen’s Plate morning draw from the Woodbine walking ring will be streamed live at www.queensplate.com. Further information and event details for Plate day are available there.

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Pletcher sends two to Woodbine’s Queen’s Plate

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, June 20 – Champion trainer Todd Pletcher has confirmed that he will be running both Queen’splatekitten and Imhotep in Sunday’s $1-million Queen’s Plate, at Woodbine. Pletcher, who won the 1998 Plate with Archers Bay, spoke with the Woodbine Media office on Monday. About Queen’splatekitten’s three length win in the Marine Stakes, May […]

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Attfield hopes to make history in Sunday’s Queen’s Plate

Trainer Roger Attfield, one of Canada’s most accomplished horsemen and a member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, will seek to become the winningest trainer in Queen’s Plate history on Sunday, writes Dan Ralph in The Canadian Press. Attfield will be attempting to win Canada’s most prized thoroughbred race for the ninth time […]

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Casse has triple shot in Queen’s Plate

Trainer Mark Casse has three contenders for next Sunday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine, according to Daily Racing Form’s Bill Tallon.  Casse has had a total of seven starters in five runnings but has yet to claim a Queen’s Plate victory. “It’s all systems go, at this point in time,” said Casse, after watching […]

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HRI – Zast: Plan a summer racing vacation

In case you hadn’t heard, Horse Race Insider Vic Zast has begun a rather unusual summer vacation.  He’s driving with three buddies (one of whom is dead) to the Arctic Circle to play a round of golf.  But racing is never far from Vic’s thoughts, and writing from the road (South Dakota), he’s compiled a […]

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Queen’s Plate-winning jockey Landry retires

Canadian jockey Robert Landry has announced his retirement. Winner of 2,045 races, his biggest win was aboard Nilgon’s Queen’s Plate-winning run in 2004. “Obviously, there are so many great memories that I have,” said Landry. “I owe a lot to Woodbine for how they treated me and I owe a lot to the many people, […]

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