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Last call for nominations for 'Hall of Fame'

11:20 AM 27 Feb 2015 NZDT
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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
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Less than one week remains to submit nominations for 2015.

Is there a horse or person that you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2015?  Someone who should join such racing icons as Northern Dancer, Somebeachsomewhere, John Campbell, or Sandy Hawley? 

You can have your say by submitting a nomination by 5:00 pm March 4th in any of the following categories:

Nominations for the following will be considered:

  • MALE HORSE:  Stallions or geldings whose contribution to Canadian racing occurred in the past 20 years.
  • FEMALE HORSE:  Mares whose contribution to Canadian racing occurred in the past 20 years.
  • VETERAN HORSE:  Horses whose careers have been concluded for 20 years, but less than 50 years.
  • PERSON:  Trainers, Drivers, Jockeys
  • BUILDERS:  Includes, but not limited to Breeders, Owners, Officials, and others.
  • COMMUNICATORS:  Includes, but not limited to writers, broadcasters, photographers, announcers.
  • VETERAN PERSON:  Trainers, Drivers, Jockeys whose careers have been concluded for 20 years, but less than 50 years.

Complete eligibility criteria available at: http://horseracinghalloffame.com/inductees/eligibility/

Submissions must include as much detail as possible concerning the record and/or merits of candidates nominated.    

For further information regarding eligibility, or to submit a nomination, contact: 

Standardbred Nominations: 

Darryl Kaplan, Standardbred Nomination Chair,

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

1-2150 Meadowvale Blvd.,

Mississauga, ON L5N 6R6

P:  (905) 858-3060 ext. 241  F: (905) 858-3089

E:  dkaplan@standardbredcanada.ca

Thoroughbred Nominations: 

Tom Cosgrove, Thoroughbred Nomination Chair,

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

555 Rexdale Blvd., P.O. Box 156

Toronto, ON M9W 5L2

P:  (416) 213-2113 F:  (416) 213-2128

E:  tmc@woodbineentertainment.com

All submissions will be carefully considered by the Nominating Committee and, if approved, presented to the Election Committee on a ballot for a secret vote.

NOMINATION DEADLINE:   WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015 5:00 pm EST.

The final list of the 2015 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductees will be announced on Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

The 2015 Induction Gala will be held Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

We invite you to visit the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame located at the West Entrance of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.  Additional information about the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is available at www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame or by contacting admin@horseracinghalloffame.com or 416-417-9404.

Linda Rainey

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

Linda.rainey@horseracinghalloffame.com

 

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