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Woodbine

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Address: 555 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M9W 5L2, Canada
Phone Number: 416 675-3993
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Description: Race track that offers both standardbred and thoroughbred horse racing...
Race track that offers both standardbred and thoroughbred horse racing, along with hosting a number of major events such as the North America Cup, The Queen's Plate and The Canadian International.
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Queen's Plate, a fun family tradition!

Attended the 156th Queen's Plate and had a great time! This is my family's second time and there will be a third, we can't wait until next year. We bring our teenagers and they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We are first timers here. The staff were wonderful showing you how to place bets at the window, or at machines. Cashing your tickets was easy to. the facility was very clean. Has several places you can get food and pop. Did not go down to the slots. Very easy to get to, right off the highway. You need to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Attended the 156th Queen's Plate and had a great time! This is my family's second time and there will be a third, we can't wait until next year. We bring our teenagers and they have a great time watching the races, trying out the different food vendors (food trucks from all over) and just hanging out. It's a fun excuse... More 

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Timmins, Canada
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Love it there ! Great experience for all ages and lots to see but find out prior race times so you don't miss out

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Toronto, Canada
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636 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 533 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Woodbine is interesting for a day out. It offers up a bit of everything. Some food, some drinks, some entertainment and some gambling. The grandstand looks like it needs a bit of work, but the one thing I noticed was that despite no smoking signs everywhere, there were many people smoking away. This, for me, makes me think twice about... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you want to be entertained for a day or possibly the night...betting on the horses is a lucky shot.

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Barrie, Canada
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57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took my daughter there last week to watch the horse races and had a great time. It is very large and there are lots of places to sit. There are all kinds of concession stand type snacks and I did see a nice restaurant but didn't go in. They have all kinds of TVs set up so you can... More 

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Heywood, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Was their on the day of the Queens Plate race, very busy but well organised, didnt have a clue what to do or where to sit but got down to trackside to watch the racing, not sure about were to seat but plenty of staff on duty to ask questions

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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

First time at Queen's Plate I will go again! High fashion, horse racing fun & winning! Theme was hats & horseshoes. It's s 156 years old. Canada is 148 years old. Lots of history and tradition. You can do it all for free if you choose.

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North York
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and I went to woodbine to see the queen's plate, besides the fact that this place was crazy and overcrowded, this place needs an overhaul of their existing facilities,our seats were reserved on the fourth floor which is seldom used unless for special occasions which this was,for the price we had to pay very uncorfatable seats, atmosphere was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Went to Woodbine for the Queens Plate. Had lots of fun. This day was a real outing for many as the grounds were packed with people dressed up nicely and the ladies had big hats and facinators. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. Casino is quite large, although busy there were still a lot of machines to chose from... More 

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