TORONTO, August 21, 2021 – With spectators returning for the first time in two years, Woodbine Entertainment is pleased to announce that Sunday’s 162nd running of The Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack. is officially sold out.
All grandstand, dining, and general admission tickets for this year’s running of The Queen’s Plate have been sold. In accordance with government regulations, this year’s event is limited to 50 per cent capacity.
“We are ecstatic by the energy and anticipation from our fans to be with us for Sunday’s Queen’s Plate,” said Jim Lawson, CEO of Woodbine Entertainment “The Queen’s Plate is an event rich in tradition and having fans back to experience this race is exactly how it’s meant to be enjoyed. We’re more than ready to welcome a great crowd with protocols and distancing practices in place and know our fans will enjoy a comfortable day at the races.”
The Queen’s Plate festivities on Sunday at Woodbine include the $1-million race, a performance from Canadian music legend Jim Cuddy, an appearance by Canadian Olympic hero Penny Oleksiak as the celebrity ambassador and the performance of the Canadian National Anthem by rising star Ryland James.
A total of 13-races will be contested on Sunday afternoon. First-race post time is scheduled for 12:25 p.m. and The Queen’s Plate is scheduled as Race 10 at approximately 5:42 p.m.
Fans unable to be in attendance can watch all The Queen’s Plate festivities on CTV and TSN from 4:30-6 p.m. Fans can also watch and wager on the entire day’s racing action through HPIbet.com and the newly redesigned Dark Horse Bets App, available now for Apple and Android devices.
For more information, visit www.Woodbine.com and follow Woodbine Racetrack on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@WoodbineTB).
Woodbine Press Release
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL BURNS
First-turn racing action from the 2020 Queen’s Plate. The 2021 Queen’s Plate is the 162nd edition and marks the return of spectators to The Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack.