Ontario Colleen Stakes

The Ontario Colleen Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually 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). Prior to 2016, it was run in late August but now is run in late September.

Ontario Colleen Stakes
Grade III race
LocationWoodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance1 mile (8 furlongs)
QualificationThree-year-old fillies
WeightAllowance conditions
Bonuses(Up to $30,000 for Eligible Ontario-bred horses)[2]

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.

It became a Grade III race in 2011.[1]


Speed record:

  • 1:33.32 - Leigh Court (2013)

Winners since 1998Edit

2020 Chart Justin Stein Mark Casse D. J. Stable LLC 1:35.24
2019 Seek And Destroy Luis Contreras Chad C. Brown e Five Racing Thoroughbreds 1:35.65
2018 Got Stormy Patrick Husbands Mark E. Casse Gary Barber 1:34.59
2017 Enstone Patrick Husbands Mark E. Casse East West Stables 1:34.28
2016 Caren Jesse M. Campbell Michael P. De Paulo Robert Marzilli 1:35.26
2015 Don't Leave Me Eurico Rosa Da Silva Malcolm Pierce Pin Oak Stable 1:35.70
2014 Speed Seeker Luis Contreras Joan Scott Johnson/Coniglio/Rendina/Ferrigine 1:34.91
2013 Leigh Court Gary Boulanger Josie Carroll Melnyk Racing Stables 1:33.32
2012 Colonial Flag Joseph Rocco, Jr. Michael Matz Skara Glen Stable/Farish/ENL Stables 1:35.15
2011 Anne's Beauty Patrick Husbands Paul Attard Robert Smithen 1:33.70
2010 Barracks Road Corey Fraser Mark E. Casse Melnyk Racing Stables 1:34.95
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
1998 Heliotrope Neil Poznansky David R. Bell Richard F. & Jo Ellen Shaw 1:35.00

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Ontario Colleen Stakes Profile". www.equibase.com. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Chart for the 2016 Ontario Colleen". equibase.com. Retrieved 24 September 2016.