Woodbine Announces Record Stakes Schedule

Woodbine Entertainment Group will have a record $18.7 million stakes schedule for its upcoming 2002 Thoroughbred
season. The stakes calendar includes 100 added-money events.

Woodbine's 168-day Thoroughbred racing season begins
March 23 and runs through Dec. 1. The richest event on the schedule is the grade 1, $1.5 million (Canadian funds) Canadian
International on Sept. 29.

The E.P. Taylor Stakes, the International's filly and mare companion is worth $750,000 in 2002, $250,000 more than in 2001. It is also set for Sept. 29.

2002 Stakes Schedule

March
$150,000 ACHIEVEMENT STAKES* - Sunday, March 31

April
$125,000 STAR SHOOT STAKES - Saturday, April 6
$125,000 JACQUES CARTIER STAKES - Sunday, April 7
$125,000 WHIMSICAL STAKES - Saturday, April 13
$125,000 WOODSTOCK STAKES - Saturday, April 20
$125,000 LADY ANGELA STAKES** - Sunday, April 21
$150,000 VIGIL STAKES - Saturday, April 27 (Gr. 3)

May
$150,000 QUEENSTON STAKES* - Saturday, May 4
$150,000 FURY STAKES* - Sunday, May 5
$150,000 ECLIPSE STAKES - Saturday, May 11 (Gr. 3)
$150,000 GEORGE C. HENDRIE STAKES - Sunday, May 12 (Gr. 3)
$150,000 MARINE STAKES - Saturday, May 18 (Gr. 3)
$125,000 NEW PROVIDENCE STAKES** - Sunday, May 19
$250,000 SELENE STAKES - Monday, May 20 (Gr. 1)
$150,000 CONNAUGHT CUP STAKES - Saturday, May 25 (Gr. 3, Turf)
$125,000 STEADY GROWTH STAKES** - Wednesday, May 29

June
$150,000 PLATE TRIAL STAKES* - Saturday, June 1
$200,000 NASSAU STAKES - Sunday, June 2 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$125,000 BOLD RUCKUS STAKES** - Wednesday, June 5 (Turf)
$500,000 LABATT WOODBINE OAKS STAKES* - Saturday, June 8
$125,000 VICTORIA PARK STAKES - Saturday, June 8
$125,000 ONTARIO MATRON STAKES - Sunday, June 9
$125,000 BALLADE STAKES** - Wednesday, June 12
$125,000 VICTORIA STAKES - Saturday, June 15
$300,000 KING EDWARD BREEDERS' CUP - Sunday, June 16 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$125,000 MY DEAR STAKES - Saturday, June 22
$250,000 NEARCTIC STAKES - Sunday, June 23 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$1,000,000 QUEEN'S PLATE STAKES* - Sunday, June 23
$150,000 CLARENDON STAKES* - Saturday, June 29
$150,000 ONTARIO DAMSEL STAKES* - Sunday, June 30 (Turf)

July
$200,000 DOMINION DAY STAKES - Monday, July 1 (Gr. 3)
$125,000 OVERSKATE STAKES** - Wednesday, July 3
$150,000 DANCE SMARTLY STAKES - Saturday, July 6 (Gr. 3, Turf)
$150,000 SHADY WELL STAKES* - Sunday, July 7
$150,000 TORONTO CUP STAKES - Saturday, July 13 (Gr. 3, Turf)
$125,000 COLIN STAKES - Sunday, July 14
$125,000 PASSING MOOD STAKES** - Wednesday, July 17 (Turf)
$125,000 BOLD VENTURE STAKES - Saturday, July 20
$300,000 HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB TROPHY - Sunday, July 21 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$125,000 NANDI STAKES** - Saturday, July 27
$125,000 BULL PAGE STAKES** - Sunday, July 28
$125,000 ETERNAL SEARCH STAKES** - Wednesday, July 31

August
$150,000 ROYAL NORTH STAKES - Saturday, August 3 (Gr. 3, Turf)
$125,000 SEAGRAM CUP STAKES - Sunday, August 4
$250,000 WONDER WHERE STAKES* - Monday, August 5 (Turf)
$125,000 VICTORIANA STAKES** - Monday, August 5 (Turf)
$125,000 VICE REGENT STAKES** - Wednesday, August 7 (Turf)
$150,000 DUCHESS STAKES - Saturday, August 10 (Gr. 3)
$500,000 BREEDERS' STAKES* - Saturday, August 10 (Turf)
$125,000 ONTARIO DEBUTANTE STAKES - Sunday, August 11
$150,000 PLAY THE KING STAKES - Saturday, August 17 (Gr. 3, Turf)

$150,000 VANDAL STAKES* - Sunday, August 18
$125,000 SHEPPERTON STAKES** - Saturday, August 24
$125,000 ONTARIO COLLEEN STAKES - Sunday, August 25 (Turf)
$300,000 NIAGARA BREEDERS' CUP STAKES - Saturday, August 31 (Gr. 1,
Turf)

September
$125,000 SEAWAY STAKES - Sunday, September 1
$100,000 MUSKOKA STAKES* - Monday, September 2
$100,000 SIMCOE STAKES* - Monday, September 2
$100,000 ELGIN STAKES* - Monday, September 2
$100,000 KENORA STAKES* - Monday, September 2
$100,000 ALGOMA STAKES* - Monday, September 2
$100,000 HALTON STAKES* - Monday, September 2 (Turf)
$150,000 NATALMA STAKES -Saturday, September 7 (Gr. 3, Turf)
$200,000 SUMMER STAKES - Sunday, September 8 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$200,000 CANADIAN STAKES - Sunday, September 8 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$1,000,000 ATTO MILE STAKES - Sunday, September 8 (Gr. 1, Turf)
$150,000 COL. R.S. McLAUGHLIN STAKES - Saturday, September 14 (Gr. 3)
$125,000 LA PREVOYANTE STAKES** - Sunday, September 15 (Turf)
$250,000 MAZARINE BREEDERS' CUP STAKES - Saturday, September 21 (Gr.
2)
$125,000 SWYNFORD STAKES - Sunday, September 22
$125,000 LA LORGNETTE STAKES - Saturday, September 28
$150,000 HIGHLANDER STAKES - Sunday, September 29 (Gr. 3)
$750,000 E.P. TAYLOR STAKES - Sunday, September 29 (Gr. 1, Turf)
$1,500,000 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL - Sunday, September 29 (Gr. 1, Turf)

October
$125,000 VICTORIAN QUEEN STAKES** - Wednesday, October 2
$150,000 DURHAM CUP STAKES - Saturday, October 5 (Gr. 3)
$250,000 GREY BREEDERS' CUP STAKES - Sunday, October 6 (Gr. 2)
$125,000 FROST KING STAKES** - Wednesday, October 9
$250,000 CUP AND SAUCER STAKES* - Saturday, October 12 (Turf)
$250,000 PRINCESS ELIZABETH STAKES* - Sunday, October 13
$150,000 CAROTENE STAKES* - Monday, October 14 (Turf) NEW
$125,000 DEPUTY MINISTER STAKES** - Wednesday, October 16
$125,000 BUNTY LAWLESS STAKES** - Saturday, October 19 (Turf)
$150,000 FANFRELUCHE STAKES* - Sunday, October 20
$125,000 ONTARIO FASHION STAKES - Saturday, October 26
$200,000 SKY CLASSIC STAKES - Sunday, October 27 (Gr. 2, Turf)
$125,000 SOUTH OCEAN STAKES** - Wednesday, October 30

November
$250,000 CORONATION FUTURITY* - Saturday, November 2
$175,000 MAPLE LEAF STAKES - Saturday, November 2 (Gr. 3)
$150,000 JAMMED LOVELY STAKES* - Sunday, November 3
$150,000 WOODBINE SLOTS CUP - Saturday, November 9 (Gr. 3)
$125,000 GLORIOUS SONG STAKES - Sunday, November 10
$125,000 DISPLAY STAKES - Saturday, November 16
$150,000 BESSARABIAN STAKES - Sunday, November 17 (Gr. 3)
$125,000 CLASSY'N SMART STAKES** - Wednesday, November 20
$125,000 SIR BARTON STAKES** - Saturday, November 23
$150,000 ONTARIO LASSIE STAKES* - Sunday, November 24
$125,000 KENNEDY ROAD STAKES - Saturday, November 30

December
$125,000 KINGARVIE STAKES** - Sunday, December 1
$125,000 VALEDICTORY STAKES - Sunday, December 1

*starters must be foaled in Canada
**starters must be sired by Ontario-based stallions

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