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Horse racing weekend preview

Horse racing weekend preview

The weekend between the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes focuses on the chances for a Triple Crown winner; California Chrome is the center of attention.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

The historic Epsom Derby and an ambitious new stakes program in Pennsylvania take center stage on the weekend racing schedule.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

Some of the top candidates for the Kentucky Derby will get their final audition Saturday in New York, California and Illinois.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred racing action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's top Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred Grade I stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Wiki

The Jacques Cartier Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually since 1954 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. Run in mid April, the sprint race is open to horses aged four and older and is run over a distance of six furlongs on Polytrack synthetic dirt.

Inaugurated in 1954 at the now defunct Greenwood Raceway in Toronto, the Jacques Cartier Stakes is named in honour of the French explorer, Jacques Cartier. It was raced at Woodbine Racetrack from 1956 through 1967 after which it was hosted by Fort Erie Racetrack through 1975. In 1976 the race returned to Greenwood Raceway where it remained through 1993. It returned to its prest location at Woodbine Racetrack in 1994.

The race was run in two divisions in 1984.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jacques Cartier Stakes."
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