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Ontario Colleen Stakes

Non-graded stakes race
Ontario Colleen Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1979
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000
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



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