101 Nominated to 2024 Canadian Triple Crown

April 27, 2024

Jockey Leo Salles guides Inudation to victory in the 77th running of the $250,000 dollar Princess Elizabeth Stakes. Inudation is owned by Al and Bill Ulwelling and trained by Kevin Attard. (Woodbine/ Michael Burns Photo)

Woodbine Press Release

TORONTO, Ont. – Woodbine Entertainment has released the nominations for the 2024 Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, consisting of The King’s Plate, Prince of Wales and Breeders’ Stakes.

A total of 101 three-year-old thoroughbreds, foaled in Canada, have been nominated to this year’s Canadian Triple Crown. With the start of the Canadian Triple Crown again in August for 2024, the closing date for nominations to this year’s Triple Crown was April 3, 2024.

The 165th running of The King’s Plate, for a purse of $1 million, will launch the Canadian Triple Crown on Saturday, August 17 at Woodbine Racetrack. The Prince of Wales, scheduled for Tuesday, September 10 at Fort Erie Race Track, and the Breeders’ Stakes, scheduled for Sunday, September 29 at Woodbine, complete the Triple Crown.

The Canadian Triple Crown is uniquely contested over three different racing surfaces, All-Weather (The King’s Plate), Dirt (Prince of Wales) and Turf (Breeders’ Stakes).

Toronto On.October 14, 2023.Woodbine Racetrack.Jockey Sahin Civaci guides My Boy Prince to victory in the 85th running of the $250,000 dollar Cup & Saucer Stakes.My Boy Prince covered the About 1Mi.1/16 in 1.43.1 over the E.P.Taylor turf course for owner Gary Barber and trainer Mark Casse.Woodbine/ Michael Burns Photo
Jockey Sahin Civaci guides My Boy Prince to victory in the 85th running of the $250,000 dollar Cup & Saucer Stakes. My Boy Prince covered the About 1Mi. 1/16 in 1.43.1 over the E.P. Taylor turf course for owner Gary Barber and trainer Mark Casse. (Woodbine/ Michael Burns Photo)

Headlining the group of 101 nominees is Mark Casse trained My Boy Prince, who won the Cup and Saucer Stakes and finished third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf as part of a Sovereign Award winning 2023 campaign.

Coronation Futurity winner Babbo (trainer Sid Attard) and Princess Elizabeth winning filly Inudation (trainer Kevin Attard) are also among the nominees.

To view the full list of nominees to the 2024 Canadian Triple Crown, click here.

The nominations for the 69th running of the Woodbine Oaks, presented by Stella Artois, have also been released. 

A total of 65 three-year-old fillies, foaled in Canada, have been nominated to the prestigious event. Last year’s race saw eventual Champion Three-Year-Old Female Elysian Field win the Oaks just prior to finishing second in The King’s Plate.

Toronto ON,November 25, 2023.Woodbine Racetrack.Jockey Eswan Flores guides Babbo to victory in the 119th running of the $250,000 dollar Coronation Futurity.Babbo is owned by Lou Tucci and trained by Sid Attard.Woodbine/ Michael Burns Photo
Eswan Flores guides Babbo to victory in the 119th running of the $250,000 dollar Coronation Futurity. Babbo is owned by Lou Tucci and trained by Sid Attard. (Woodbine/ Michael Burns Photo)

This year’s Woodbine Oaks, presented by Stella Artois, will be run on Saturday, July 20.

To view the list of nominees, click here.

For the latest news and updates on the Canadian Triple Crown and Woodbine, visit Woodbine.com or follow @WoodbineTB and @WoodbineComms on X.

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