There was plenty more than just the 160th running of the Queen’s Plate Saturday at Woodbine.
There was fashion and fascinators:
There was horse racing royalty with Hall of Fame legend Sandy Hawley:
There was betting fun:
There was horse racing, as well:
Jockey Flavien Prat waits in the walking circle for The Black Album to arrive and take him to a win in the Charlie Barley Stakes in Race 2.
Trainer Kevin Attard is all smiles after his Princess Fabiana took the five furlong fifth race.
Jockey Javier Castellano wins the Grade II King Edward Stakes for Pin Oak Stables…
…and a visit from 93-year-old ownerJosephine Avalona Abercrombie in the winner’s circle.
Then Javier Castellano took back-to-back stakes win aboard 2017 Queen’s Plate winning horse Holy Helena in the Dance Smartly Stakes.
Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, speaks with connections in the walking ring prior to the Queen’s Plate post parade.
And everything captured on camera by the hardest-working photographer at the track on Saturday, Woodbine track photographer Michael Burns.