Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced Woodbine’s full 2013 live Thoroughbred racing schedule, including the date for the 154th edition of the Queen’s Plate.

The Queen’s Plate, fist jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown of Racing, will be run on Sunday, July 7th this year.

Live Thoroughbred racing at the Toronto oval will offer over 133 dates, from Sunday April 20th to Sunday December 15th, pending Ontario Racing Commission approval.

Racing is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Monday (May 20th, July 1st, August 5th, September 2nd and October 14th) for the entire meet.

Wednesday night racing will begin on June 5th and be conducted throughout the season, except July 3rd, August 7th, September 4th and October 16th (the Wednesdays after the Holiday Mondays) and have a post time of 6:45 p.m.