Ontario Colleen Stakes
|Non-graded stakes race|
|Ontario Colleen Stakes|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Distance||1 mile (8 furlongs)|
|Bonuses||(Up to $50,000 for Eligible Ontario-bred horses)|
The Ontario Colleen Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually at the end of August at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. Open to three-year-old fillies, it is raced on turf over a distance of one mile (8 furlongs).
Inaugurated in 1979 at the Fort Erie Racetrack, the following year it was moved to the Woodbine Racetrack. It remained there through 1993 and then returned to Fort Erie for the 1994 running. Since 1995 it has been at the Woodbine facility.
The race was run in two divisions from 1979-1989, 1993, 1995-1996.
Speed record: (Through 1998, Woodbine times were recorded in fifths of a second. Since 1999 they are in hundredths of a second)
- 1:33.40 - Emerald Earrings (2004)
Winners since 1999
|2009||Lady Shakespeare||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Roger Attfield||Charles E. Fipke||1:36.79|
|2008||Sugar Bay||Jono Jones||Macdonald Benson||Augustin Stable||1:34.44|
|2007||Speak Wisely||Todd Kabel||Mark Frostad||Sam-Son Farm||1:34.71|
|2006||Essential Edge||Jono Jones||Eric Coatrieaux||Chiefswood Stable||1:35.96|
|2005||Elle Runway||Emile Ramsammy||Malcolm Pierce||Live Oak Racing||1:36.11|
|2004||Emerald Earrings||Jake Barton||Bruce F. Alexander||Daniel Herrmann||1:33.40|
|2003||Shaconage||Joe Johnson||Mitch Shirota||Andrena Van Doren||1:33.76|
|2002||Strait From Texas||Dino Luciani||Paul Buttigieg||James A. Michael||1:34.59|
|2001||Soundtrack||Gary Boulanger||Michael J. Doyle||John Storer||1:37.26|
|2000||Diadella||David Clark||Malcolm Pierce||Stronach Stable||1:35.23|
|1999||Celestialbutterfly||James McKnight||Roger Attfield||Harlequin Ranches||1:35.85|