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Woodbine Entertainment and Rogers Sports & Media entered into a multi-year media rights agreement for Canada’s first jewel in the nation’s Triple Crown, The King’s Plate. The new media rights partnership will provide fans with an extensive lineup of live premier horse racing from around the world, offering more opportunities to enjoy the sport than ever before.

As part of the agreement, the 165th Kings Plate on Saturday, Aug. 17 will air on both Sportsnet and Citytv, and stream on Sportsnet+ and Citytv+. The second and third legs of the Canadian Triple Crown–The Prince of Wales Stakes (run at Fort Erie Race Track on Tuesday, Sept. 10) and the Breeders’ Stakes (Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday, Sept. 29)–will also air on Sportsnet and Sportsnet+.

In addition, fans can watch the following races from Woodbine Racetrack on Sportsnet and Sportsnet+: Woodbine Oaks (July 20), Greenwood Stakes (Saturday, Sept. 7), Turf Champions Day (Saturday, Sept. 14) which features the newly-named Rogers Woodbine Mile, and Turf Finals Day (Saturday, Oct. 5), featuring the Neartic Stakes and bet365 Dance Smartly Stakes. Select international races will also air on Sportsnet, Sportsnet+, Citytv, and Citytv+.

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