Day At The Track

CHRHF participates in "Doors Open Toronto"

06:54 AM 21 May 2015 NZST
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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
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Looking for something to do this weekend?  Visit the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame and Woodbine Racetrack as they take part in Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf. 

This is your opportunity and to learn about the history and heritage of Canadian horse racing from historians and docents including Hall of Fame Founder/Director Emeritus, Lou Cauz; author and Hall of Fame Member Bill Galvin; and harness racing ambassador, owner and super fan, Sydney Weaver. 

See rare memorabilia and photos of iconic Canadian horses Northern Dancer and Cam Fella, test your trivia knowledge for the chance to win great CHRHF merchandise, and take your picture as a harness driver or jockey in the photo area.

Woodbine activities include backstretch bus tours starting at 10am each day, with behind the scenes tours beginning at noon, and don’t forget there is a full card of Thoroughbred racing action beginning at 1pm both Saturday and Sunday.  Hall of Fame driver Ron Waples and Hall of Fame jockey Sandy Hawley are also scheduled to make appearances.

Events takes place this Saturday May 23rd & Sunday May 24th from 10am until 5pm. 

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, founded in 1976, offers visitors a one of a kind look into 250 years of rich history and heritage of both the Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing industry in Canada. 

For further information on the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame visit canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com & join the conversation via Facebook and Twitter!

Facebook:  Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

Twitter:  @cdn_halloffame @woodbineracing @Doors_OpenTO and using the event hashtag #DOT15

Linda Rainey

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

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