Post position draw for historic Breeders’ Stakes to be held October 21

October 19, 2020

OLG Canadian Triple Crown contender Mighty Heart

TORONTO, October 19, 2020 – The post position draw for the 129th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third and final jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, will be streamed live online next Wednesday, Oct. 21 at Woodbine Racetrack. 

The post draw show will be hosted by racing analyst Jason Portuondo live from Woodbine Racetrack’s broadcast studio and paddock at 12 noon, with an appearance by Jim Lawson, President and CEO of Woodbine Entertainment.


The connections of Mighty Heart will join the show to discuss the Queen’s Plate and Prince of Wales Stakes winner’s pursuit of making Canadian sports history with a sweep of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown.  

The show will also feature Michael Keogh, the 2020 Hall of Fame inductee who campaigned the last Triple Crown winner, Wando, during his 2003 series sweep, and jockey Patrick Husband. 

Live streaming will be available on Woodbine’s website at and Facebook page at @WoodbineTB. 

The Breeders’ Stakes, featuring Canada’s finest three-year-old Thoroughbreds, will be contested over 1-1/2 miles on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course on Saturday, Oct. 24. 

Entries are due 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Here is a look at probable starters for the Breeders’ Stakes: 

Horse – Trainer – Owner 

Belichick – Josie Carroll – NK Racing and LNJ Foxwoods 

Clayton – Kevin Attard – Donato Lanni and Daniel Plouffe 

Deviant – Mark Casse – Red Lane Thoroughbreds LLC 

Enchant Me – Santino Di Paola – York Tech Racing Stable 

*English Conqueror – Darwin Banach – JWS Farms 

Glorious Tribute – Barbara Minshall – Bruce Lunsford 

Kunal – Steven Chircop – Vincente Stella Stables LLC 

Meyer – Martin Drexler – Bruno Schickedanz 

Mighty Heart – Josie Carroll – Lawrence Cordes 

Muskoka Giant – Mark Casse – Conrad Farms 

Olliemyboy – Sid Attard – JMJ Racing Stables LLC 

*Told It All – Norm McKnight – Rainbow Stables 

*Possible supplements 

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