Track was opened in 1956; A Canadian racetrack for thoroughbred horse races located in Toronto, Ontario, currently the only North American racetrack which is capable of staging, thoroughbred and standardbred horseracing on the same day.
The track has been remodelled considerably since 1993, and has three racecourses since 1994. The physical attributes include an outermost turf course for thoroughbreds which is 2.4km long with a single chute, inside is the main Polytrack course for thoroughbreds, a left-handed one-mile oval with chutes facilitating races at 1.408km and at 2.4km with a synthetic dirt surface, inside of that is an oval Standardbred racecourse 1.408km in circumference, made of crushed limestone.
Standardbred races, Woodbine has been the host of the Breeders Crown and the host for the North America Cup. Thoroughbred races, major stakes races run annually at Woodbine including, but not limited to, the Queen’s Plate.
East Coast shipper Hold me Back, recently won Woodbine’s Dominion Day Handicap on July 1st, 2010.