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Deadline coming for CHRHF 2020 nominations

04:28 AM 27 Feb 2020 NZDT
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With the deadline for nominations fast approaching, the public is encouraged to participate in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2020 nomination process, by submitting recommendations of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Standardbred or Thoroughbred horse racing.

All submissions received by 5:00 pm EST, March 4, 2020 will be carefully considered by the Nominating Committee of the applicable breed.  A maximum of three finalists in each of five categories for Standardbreds and five categories for Thoroughbreds will be presented to the Election Committee for final voting by secret ballot.

Nominations are being accepted for the following:

  • 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,     Bloggers

  • VETERAN PERSON:  Trainers, Drivers, Jockeys whose careers have been concluded for 20 years, but less than 50 years.

  • 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.

All nomination submissions to be made by completing the online form available on the CHRHF website .  Nomination forms may also be obtained by contacting admin@horseracinghalloffame.com.  Complete eligibility criteria may be found at: http://horseracinghalloffame.com/inductees/eligibility/ 

For further information, or to submit a completed nomination form, contact:  

Standardbred Nominations:  

Kathy Wade Vlaar, Standardbred Nomination Chair, 

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

1-2150 Meadowvale Blvd.,

Mississauga, ON L5N 6R6

P:  (905) 858-3060 ext. 207 F: (905) 858-3089

E:  kwvlaar@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  

E:  tmc@woodbineentertainment.com

Nomination forms may also be submitted to:

Linda Rainey, Managing Director

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

P:  (416) 417-9404

E: Linda.rainey@horseracinghalloffame.com 

The list of finalists selected for consideration by the Election Committee for each breed will be announced Monday, March 23, 2020. The Inductees for the 2020 class of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame will be announced Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

We invite you to visit the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame located at Gate 10 of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.  Additional information about the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is available at www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com or by contacting admin@horseracinghalloffame.com or 416-417-9404

by Linda Rainey, for the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

 

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