02/21/2013 3:37PM

Woodbine announces Thoroughbred dates for 2013


ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Woodbine has announced Thoroughbred racing dates going from April 20 to Dec. 15 for this year, pending Ontario Racing Commission approval.

Racing for the 133-day meet is scheduled for 1 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and these holiday Mondays: May 20, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2, and Oct. 14.

Wednesday night cards, with a 6:45 p.m. post time, begin June 5. There will be no Wednesday racing following a long weekend. Thursday racing has been dropped for this year.

The highlight of the meet will be the 154th running of the Queen’s Plate, which will be run Sunday, July 7.