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Grade 2 Thoroughbred Horse Races Canada

The Jockey Club of Canada's Canadian Graded Stakes Committee organises Thoroughbred Horse Racing in Canada.The Jockey Club have announced an upgrade of the Connaught Cup Turf Stakes for four-year-olds to a Grade 2 race.

The Canadian Graded Stakes Committee evaluates and reviews the Graded Stakes annually and determines whether races should be upgraded, downgraded or remain the same based on a number of criteria including the performance of the races based on the NARC and BRIS ratings for the previous years. Also, to be eligible for consideration of Graded status in Canada, races must carry the following minimum purses: $250,000 for Grade 1; $150,000 for Grade 2 and $100,000 for Grade 3.  

Sky Classic Stakes Woodbine
Autumn Stakes Woodbine
Nijinsky Stakes Woodbine
Play The King Stakes Woodbine
King Edward Stakes Woodbine
Nassau Stakes Woodbine
Dance Smartly Stakes Woodbine
Canadian Stakes Woodbine
Highlander Stakes Woodbine
Connaught Cup Stakes Woodbine