Event Details


Description: Traditionally, competitors from all over the world have come to compete and 2017 will be no different as you'll see the best from countries like Ireland, England, France, the United States and, of course, Canada.

With $800,000 on the line, they'll all bring their "A" game with them to Woodbine.
Event: 80th running
Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Distance: One mile and four furlongs (1 ½ miles)
Track Type: E.P. Taylor Turf Course
Location: Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, ON Canada
Woodbine Post Time: 1:00 pm ET
PCI Post Time: TBA
Purse: $800,000
Winner to receive:
TV: TSN5, 5:30PM - 6:30PM ET
Stakes Record Time: 2:25 3/5 (Raintrap, 1994)
Shortest-priced winner: Secretariat, $2.40 (1973)
Longest-priced winner: Nassipour, $57.20 (1985)
Biggest margin of victory: 6 ½ lengths; Secretariat, 1973
Smallest margin of victory: nose; Mutafaweq, 2000
Most International wins: Jockey: Robert Watson (three times)
Trainer: Pete McCann, Horatio Luro, Maurice Zilber (three times)
Owner: E.P. Taylor (four times)


Directions to Woodbine

Driving Directions

From Toronto Downtown
Travel Gardiner Expressway West to 427 North. Follow 427 North past Hwys 27 / 401. Located 2km North of the Airport exiting east at Derry rd / Rexdale Blvd.

From Toronto East
Travel 401 Westbound to 409 / 427 North. Transfer to 427 North, and exit directly to Eastbound Derry rd / Rexdale Blvd.

From Toronto West
Travel the 401 Eastbound, transfer to the collectors at Dixon rd, allowing access to Hwy 427 North. Located 2km North of the Airport exiting east at Derry rd / Rexdale Blvd.

If you require any assistance with directions please give us a call at 1-(888)-675-RACE.

Public Transit Directions

Travelling by TTC

37A Islington - to Woodbine and Humberwood via Rexdale Blvd. NEW - Customers now have increased convenience with the new TTC pick up and drop off area near the main entrance doors at Woodbine.
The bus travels to and from the Islington Subway station (on the Bloor-Danforth line).

191 Hwy 27 Rocket - Pick up and drop off is at Hwy 27 and Queens Plate Drive (a 5 - 10 minute walk to Woodbine). The bus travels to and from the Kipling Subway Station (on the Bloor-Danforth line).

Call 416-393-4636 or check out www.ttc.ca for detailed route information and times.

Mississauga Transit (MiWay)
Bus service from Westwood Mall to Woodbine - connecting passengers from Islington Subway station and Mississauga City Centre Transit Terminal at Square One Shopping Centre.

For route and schedule information, please call MiWay at 905-615-INFO (4636) or visit www.miway.ca
(or m.miway.ca on your mobile device).



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