TORONTO, ON, July 31 – Tickets for the upcoming the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 6th are now sold out.
Over three-hundred people are scheduled to attend the evening at the Mississauga Convention Centre which will celebrate the induction of Standardbred honourees Albatross, Dreamfair Eternal, Rocknrollhanover, Dr. Ted Clarke, Wally Hennessey, Robert Murphy and Bill Galvin. Thoroughbred honourees include, Apelia, Cool Mood, Wando, William D. Graham, Robert Landry, Horatio Luro and Arthur Stollery.
The event will also pay tribute to 2014 Legend honourees, Archworth and E. King Dodds.
Two significant anniversaries will be celebrated – the 25th Anniversary of Matts Scooter’s world record set at Mohawk Racetrack and the 50th Anniversary of Northern Dancer’s Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Queen’s Plate wins.
The Planning Committee and Directors of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame would like to thank and acknowledge the generous sponsorship support of this year’s event: Event Sponsor – OLG; Reception and Wine Sponsor – Central Ontario Standardbred Association; Photography Sponsor - Ontario Standardbred Alliance Tracks and Woodbine Entertainment Group for producing the video tributes to each of the 2014 inductees. Thank you also to a long and prestigious list of donors to both the live and silent auction portion of the evening. A complete list of items and donors is available at: www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com.
by Linda Rainey for the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame