Woodbine Racetrack

Woodbine Racetrack is Toronto’s Leading Gaming Bonanza! A very special place as there is none like it in all of Canada. Settled in the outskirts of Toronto, it is only a few miles until you reach OLG Slots at Woodbine RacetrackWoodbine Racetrack and OLG Slots has both a racecourse track and a fantastic slot machine gaming facility. OLG stands for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.

Though just a few miles from Pearson International Airport, you would think you are somewhere out in the country. When you arrive the first thing you will notice is the colossal grandstand that protrudes out into the sky with massive lettering covering the front entrance. Featuring both thoroughbred and harness races, Woodbine horse racing Woodbine Racetrack is recognized as Canada’s leading horseracing track. 

With over two thousand, five hundred slot machines starting at one cent to five cents for each game, makes the Woodbine casino slots very affordable to play. Just to name a few of the OLG casino slots at Woodbine are Double Diamond, Ten times Pay, Blazing Sevens and many others. There are progressive slots so players have an opportunity to win big cash payouts. 

Have fun at the virtual table games, for example, Sic Bo, Blackjack, Baccarat, and Roulette as well as, Hot Shots and Wheel of Fortune. Be entertained with the Mighty Millionaire starring Betty Boop, and Michael Jackson. There are numerous types of themed slots that will appeal to everyone. There are many tables in the electronic poker room and one blackjack table. 

The fifty-six thousand square feet gaming facility is quite impressive. Besides Woodbine casino slots, you will also find tables games like Blackjack and Poker Slot games. And to cater to all types of people who might prefer day fun or those late night setters, Woodbine casino slots is open twenty-four hours a day and every day of the week. The mood inside expresses the ambiance of the Italian Renaissance period.

Woodbine Races

Some great horseracing will be found at Woodbine Racetrack. The Woodbine races are host to two of the three major races in Canada’s Triple Crown. The oldest longest running horserace called The Queen’s Plate and the third in seniority is called the Breeders' Stakes are both held at the Woodbine Racetrack. There are numerous other great races practically on a daily basis. It was June 12, 1956, when the first thoroughbred race performed at Woodbine Racetrack. And it was on New Year’s Day in 1994 when the first harness race was conducted.

Woodbine Racetrack advances a marvellous selection of exhilarating Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing. A type of betting on the races is called exotic bets. It is like regular horserace betting but a lot more thrilling. And with exotic bets the wages are higher meaning your payout is higher. The payouts are concluded by the amount of cash is waged into all of the pools.

Another type of bet is called the Box Exotic Box. Once you "box" an exotic bet your designated finishers can finish in any arrangement. With a standard exotic bet, it is essential to ascertain the particular sequence the runners will finish enabling you to win. It is important to watch the TV screens when the race is finished to see if you are a winner.

Some tips to keep in mind while you are betting on the races:

Be careful of favourites as they only “WIN” thirty-two percent of the time. It is only fifty-three percent of the time that favourites ”PLACE” come in first or second place. And only sixty-seven percent of the time does favourites “SHOW” come in either first, second or third place. No matter if you are a beginner or someone who has played the races for years, it is important to always read the fine print. Eighteen years old is the legal age when one can bet.

How to Place a Bet

First select -  How Much to Bet

The minimum "basic" bet is two dollars. Of course, you can bet much more. The choice is yours.

Then -  Pick Your Horse

There are many ways to pick a horse. Some people do so by the name of the horse, others by the colour of the horse. Though that is all a fun way, alternatively, you can select a horse due to the jockey's record, or the horse's past winnings.
You can obtain a race program offered for a small fee. In it, you will find all information for every horse and for every race. 

Finally - Select Your Basic Bet

  • WIN: Your horse must finish first.
  • PLACE: Your horse must finish first or second.
  • SHOW: Your horse must finish first, second or third.

After you have grasped the elementary bets, you are ready to attempt other kinds of bets such as the Daily Double, Exactor, Triactor, Superfecta, Pick 3, Pick 4 or Pick 6.

Woodbine Racetrack Special Events

For the calendar 2016, some of the Woodbine Racetrack special events are the Woodbine Oaks in June, Queen’s Plate in July, Breeders’ Stakes in August, Woodbine Mile in September and the Pattison International in October. 2016 is sure to be a very exciting year at Woodbine Racetrack.

If it is a cozy and intimate dinner you desire, or desiring an exceptional venue for a reception of two thousand, Woodbine Racetrack and accommodate all your desires. You can have your own personal Woodbine Racetrack special events in the loveliest of venues. The devoted staff and professionals will help you in organizing your next conference, client awards event, cocktail party, exhibition or fundraising social event.

You can select from choosing the right venue to ensuring that your dining and services needs are surpassed, the Woodbine team are committed to helping you host a memorable event. By signing up for Woodbine Racetrack special events, you will be informed of all the special events and doings, promotions by receiving e-mail messages.