Dominion Day


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Dominion Day:

see Canada DayCanada Day,
formerly Dominion Day, Canadian national holiday, celebrated July 1. It is the anniversary of the uniting in 1867 of Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia as the dominion of Canada.
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His last Grade 1 victory came in the 2004 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park and his last victory of any kind came in the Dominion Day Handicap at Woodbine a year ago.
But then our big moments were the annual Church Parade, Trooping the Colour on Dominion Day (now called Canada Day) and the general's inspection just before or after our great tactical manoeuvre.
September 26, events from history | Dominion Day in New Zealand | 1580: Sir Francis Drake arrived back in Plymouth in the Golden Hind - originally the Pelican - after 33 months, to make him the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world.
Woodbine Dominion Day Stakes G3 1m2f dirt Funny Cide notched his tenth career success on his first venture outside the US when making all to beat compatriot Nolan's Cat by a length and a half under Richard Migliore.

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